To successfully treat scabies, all members of an affected household must be treated at the same time. Follow these instructions when using medicine to treat scabies:
Do not apply the scabies medicine more often than is recommended by your doctor.
ByHealthwise StaffPrimary Medical ReviewerAdam Husney, MD - Family MedicineBrian O'Brien, MD, FRCPC - Internal MedicineMartin J. Gabica, MD - Family MedicineSpecialist Medical ReviewerJohn Pope, MD, MPH - Pediatrics
Current as ofOctober 6, 2017
Current as of: October 6, 2017
Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine
& Brian O'Brien, MD, FRCPC - Internal Medicine & Martin J. Gabica, MD - Family Medicine & John Pope, MD, MPH - Pediatrics
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