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Scabies Symptoms, Solutions, and Treatment: A Concise Overview

Scabies, caused by tiny mites burrowing into the skin, leads to itching, rash, and discomfort. Key symptoms include intense itching, a rash with raised bumps, visible burrows, and inflammation. It spreads through close contact and sharing items. Timely medical help is vital.


  • Topical Medications: Creams like Permethrin or Ivermectin are prescribed to kill mites and eggs.
  • Oral Medications: In severe cases, oral treatments might be recommended. - Please speak to your GP or seek advice from Pharmacist
  • Hygiene Measures: Wash items in hot water, vacuum living spaces, and avoid sharing items.

Swift diagnosis and proper treatment are essential for relief and prevention. Practice good hygiene and minimize contact to halt its spread.



·         Do not prescribe permethrin 5% cream to people with:

·         Known hypersensitivity to permethrin cream, its components, or other pyrethroids or pyrethrins

·         Broken or secondarily infected skin.


Children under 2 years should only be treated under medical supervision — only limited experience is available with permethrin 5% cream in children aged 2–23 months.

Permethrin 5% cream is not licensed for use in children aged under 2 months.