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Condition: Scabies
8/30/2010 10:16:25 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
I have a very dry scalp, and I contracted scabies on my head, spreading over my neck and shoulders. I was given Elimite by my doctor, but is impossible to cover my body from top to bottom as instructed. The tube it comes in is not big enough to effectively cover an adult, especially one who is on the plus side. After one treatment, and in conjunction with antihistimine pills, my itches and bu ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Scabies
1/14/2010 4:57:18 PM

Reviewer: laurieishere, 35-44 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
I have a MISDIAGNOSIS FOR 3 YEARS and JUST FOUND OUT THIS SKIN DISEASE IS SCABIES! My Primary Care Dr I saw initially told me I felt like I had bugs in my skin, moving, biting AND INTENSELY ITCHING because I have a Neurological disease? THAT is what was causing my discomfort? 7 Dermatologist's later, 4 Emergency Rooms, 1 Infectious Disease Dr, and I FINALLY GOT A DIAGNOSIS! I had to literally ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Scabies
1/14/2010 9:41:17 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
My husband, 2 kids and myself have had this problem off and on for 2 months or so. It is very contagious and very nasty type of issue. We all have used the cream 3 times and this last time my 2 1/2 year old son broke out in hives. I seem to have scabies the worst out of my family and litterally have spent many nights in bed with a designated hairbrush just for itching. Its aweful. I feel like this ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Scabies
11/5/2009 12:02:17 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
i have been using elimite an it still seems to be spreading,and itch hasnt stopped,still the sleepless nights

Condition: Scabies
5/17/2009 11:53:19 PM

Reviewer: Torra, 3-6 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Caregiver)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
My daughter got scabies 2 weeks ago, her doctor perscibed the Elimite for her treatment. However, she stills itching at night time, we haven't see the result yet.

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