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Scabies

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An infant presenting with itchy lesions over groin and prepuce, all is indicated except- (AIPG 2010)



A Bath & apply scabicidal solution

B Treatment of all family members

C Dispose all clothes by burning

D IV antibiotics

Ans. C
i.e., Dispose all clothes by burning

a. All the guides have given option d (iv antibiotics) as answer. They are wrong here.

b. Option C. should be the answer:-

"Ordinary laundering is adequate/or bed linen. All clothing need not be treated because the mites anyway die in unworn clothes in about 7 days".

About option C.

IV antibiotic is given if there is superimposed infection in scabies.

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