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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.

Condition: Scabies
5/15/2009 10:48:46 AM

Reviewer: 45-54 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
Got scabies from working in a residential facility. I saw small red dots on my arm the medication made me very weak and shaky. My joints hurt. It appears to have worked no sores no severe itching. Two treatments one week apart, head to toe did not put it on my face.

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