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Are There Any Home Remedies for Scabies?
Although there is no good evidence that scabies can be cured without prescription medication from a doctor, there are certain things you can do at home to keep from re-infesting yourself or your family.
Home remedies such as neem or tea tree oil, hydrogen peroxide, Borax, bleach, olive oil and lemon, Lysol, alcohol (rubbing alcohol), apple cider vinegar, and clove oil are largely untested and are not recommended as a substitute for prescription medication according to the CDC. The CDC states that no over-the-counter products have been tested or approved to treat scabies.
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 5/1/2017
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