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My room mate is diagnosed with scabies before 2 days Should I take any prophylaxis for myself to prevent
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Greetings. You don't only need to take prophylaxis but you need to take proper treatment. You can take a single tablet of oral ivermectin 12mg  and also apply permethrin overnight for entire body once in a week for couple of weeks. Use anti histamine if u have itch. Wash all clothing n bedding. Further queries may be sent on follow up messaging.
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