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Respected doctor! I am 20 years old male & from last 3 weeks I am suffering from scabies & can't get rid from scabies. I was consulted after 1 week of affection to the dermatologist. I has infected from scabies on my penis foreskin & on the glans penis. I suffering from severe itching on the penis & medial wall of thigh. Then She was prescribed me the lindane lotion & 4 mg medicines course 3 times daily for 7 days, after diagnosed She said to apply the lindane lotion on whole body below from neck to feet only for one night & at morning I take bathed & washed medicine from my body Well after keep it on the body for 8 hours. As she suggested. But I suffered from continuous itching. Then I reconsulted & she suggested to reapply the lindane lotion again after 7 days from 1st treatment. I did it at last sunday 2nd time but currently can't get rid from scabies & has infection now continue on my penis foreskin & glance penis & on thigh & on the belt line & near umbilicus. My infected skin of penis & glans penis are dried & get wounds on there by itching. So applying 2 times daily the fusidic acid cream. I also washed my used all cloths in hot water & dried in sunlight for hygiene. I am really very worrying about my this problem! Please doctor! I am medical student, can't study properly & can't get rid from scabies. I want to get rid instantly from it. Please tell me earlier what should I do about for this.

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Scabies is an itchy skin condition caused by the microscopic mite Sarcoptes scabei. It is common all over the world, and can affect anyone. Scabies spreads quickly in crowded conditions where there is frequent skin-to-skin contact between people. Hospitals, child-care centers, and nursing homes are examples. Scabies can easily infect sex partners and other household members. Sharing clothes, towels, and bedding can sometimes spread scabies. This can happen much more easily when the infested person has crusted scabies. You cannot get scabies from a pet. Pets get a different mite infection called mange. Symptoms are Pimple-like irritations or a rash Intense itching, especially at night Sores caused by scratching The infected person's clothes, bedding and towels should be washed in hot water and dried in a hot dryer. Bath with hot water and hand wash with hot water.Treatment is also recommended for household members and sexual partners.Several lotions are available to treat scabies. Medicines that may be prescribed include: 5% permethrin cream: This is the most common treatment for scabies. It is safe for children as young as 1 month old and women who are pregnant.  25% benzyl benzoate lotion. 10% sulfur ointment.  10% crotamiton cream. 1% lindane lotion.
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