How Long Is Scabies Contagious after Treatment?


Scabies is an infection caused by mites that burrow into the skin and lays eggs. Treatment involves using prescription medication that is often topical, though oral medications are also available. Scabies can survive for approximately 36 hours without a host, so any area where they may be that has not been treated will be contagious to those who come in contact with it.
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anywhere from 24 to 72 hours after starting treatment. If you should happen to start seeing new bumps then they are contagious up to 72 hours.
Scabies is no longer contagious when treatment is complete. You mus...
My younger sister just had this, she doesnt live with me, but the doctor informed her that MOST cases of scabies are no longer contagious after 24 hours of as long as
1. Apply a mite killer. Mite killers come in a cream, and are applied from the neck down. Leave the cream on overnight, and then wash it off in the morning. The application process
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