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natural treatments?

my kids got scabies form our dogs, are there any natural treatment out there that does not involve putting alot of chemicals on my kids and is not expensive?

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Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 9:44 PM on Dec. 22, 2008 in Kids' Health

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  • From what I found, the scabies that live on animals cannot reproduce on humans, and will die on their own in a few days. Meanwhile, treatment of the itching with clamine lotion, oatmeal, or hydrocortisone cream should help.
    mamapotter

    Answer by mamapotter at 10:04 PM on Dec. 22, 2008

  • i dont know about that, cause my kids do have it and i cant think of where else they could have gotten it from, the hydrocortisone cream doesnt work, i've tried it
    bi-polarmommy

    Answer by bi-polarmommy at 10:09 PM on Dec. 22, 2008

  • I wouldn't go natural with this one. I'd use the chemicals! As bad as chemicals are, I think they beat bugs tunnelling through your kids body.  That's just me though.  Honestly, good luck!!!

    shmorris56

    Answer by shmorris56 at 3:03 AM on Dec. 23, 2008

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