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Condition: Scabies
10/16/2009 2:07:23 PM

Reviewer: npne, 65-74 Male on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
got scabies from company jacket am on third tube of ointment seems to go away for a while then returns it is really ineffective must return to dr. as my wife does not have symptons

Condition: Scabies
8/28/2009 8:16:39 PM

Reviewer: 25-34 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
My 2 year old brought home this little bug from somewhere and shared it with everyone. I didn't know for about 2 months what it was, maybe if we had caught it earlier the Permethrin would have worked better. We have treated 3 times and tonight will be the 4th!! We seem fine for a couple days, then here they come, back again full force! We treat the whole house by washing with hot water and eve ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Scabies
8/19/2009 9:00:53 AM

Reviewer: momatree48, 45-54 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Caregiver)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
My 2 yr old foster child came to me with this condition and also lice. The medication seemed to work good so far. It has been 3 days. It did seem to burn in some spots. She also had clotrimazole betamethasone for the itch. She was reated at the ER for this.

Condition: Scabies
6/27/2009 10:25:04 AM

Reviewer: AKwon83, 25-34 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
Diagnosed yesterday after itching for about a week.....at first, I thought it was something else, another skin condition I'm also being treated for that I thought had spread, or bug bites from being outside. My primary doctor was so amazed that she called in a med student to see as well how bad it was, beacuse you read about it in textbooks in school but rarely do you see someone struggling w ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Scabies
6/15/2009 11:11:14 PM

Reviewer: cherrylimeade, 35-44 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
I was diagnosed yesterday, and I don't know if it is mild case or not, but feels like is getting worse. I keep using tea tree shampoo to wash with and hydrocortisone creme along w/ medication. I hope this doesn't really take a month to subside, but I am glad I got the medication and diagnosed before it got worse.

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