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Scabies Topic Guide

Scabies Scabies: Scabies is a skin condition that causes severe itching. Scabies lesions on the skin may look like pimples, and the skin may also be red. Treatment involves washing all clothing and bed linens, vacuuming rugs and furniture, and applying a prescription cream to kill the mites.

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ivermectin Ivermectin

Ivermectin is an anti-parasite medication...learn more »

crotamiton topical Crotamiton Topical

Crotamiton is an anti-parasite medicine that kills certain parasites that live or lay eggs in your skin...learn more »

permethrin topical Permethrin Topical

Permethrin is an anti-parasite medication...learn more »

lindane topical Lindane Topical

Lindane is an anti-parasite medicine. Lindane topical (for the skin) kills certain parasites that live or lay eggs in your skin or hair...learn more »

diphenhydramine Diphenhydramine

Diphenhydramine is an antihistamine that reduces the effects of natural chemical histamine in the body. Histamine can produce symptoms of sneezing, itching,...learn more »