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norwegian scabies!

Gustavo Henrique Romani Magalhães magalrom at gold.com.br
Sun Oct 25 17:07:38 EST 1998

Hello Andrew, my name is Gustavo from Brazil and i sugest that you use
Benzo- bensoate first.
I didn't have too many reactions here with my pacients... so think about
this option, Ok.
Gustavo, Belo Horizonte, Brazil

Andrew Marshall wrote:

> Hello,
>         I am a registered nurse working in rural Queensland and have
> encountered a potential outbreak of what appears to be scabies.  In a
> total
> of 45 residents there has been 2 confirmed cases of treatment
> resistant
> scabies in the last week and another 6 to 10 suspected cases.  Quelada
> and
> Lyclear, both pyrethrin based I believe, have been unsuccessfully
> applied.
> There is now discussion about using benzo - bensoate.
>     Is there any other treatments available?  Any ideas would be
> greatly
> appreciated?
>     The home is currently considering the treatment of all residents
> and
> staff, however adverse reactions such as burning of the skin and other
> skin
> reactions have been noted to occur quite frequently with the use of
> benzo-bensoate.
>                                 Thanks for your time,
> Andrew.

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