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method of killing scabies

Is infared sauna a method of killing scabies, and or treating the skin eruptions once the scabies has died?
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Hello,
Diagnosis of scabies is made by scraping the skin and viewing the material under a microscope to see the characteristic mite or eggs. Treatment is specific and consists of permethrin topical and ivermectin oral. The role of infrared saunas in treatment of scabies is not medically proven and not doctor recommended.
I sincerely hope that helps. Take care and regards.
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