- The scabies mite … gets in your skin and makes you scratch.
- Show the rash to a health professional.
- On the same day … buy cream from the pharmacy for everyone in the house or see the doctor for a prescription.
- Wash everyone’s clothes and sheets in hot water.
- If you can, have a bath or shower at night time.
- Rub cream all over the body, from the chin down. Treat everyone in the household on the same day.
- Go to bed.
- The next morning … have a bath or shower and put on clean clothes.