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|
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.