How does one get rid of a body parasite obtained from a pet?

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May I ask what is the parasite? Is it scabies? If so, you can apply permethrin, which is a strong drug for getting rid of scabies.

I was diagnosed with scabies and treated multiple times. The treatment helped for maybe 2 weeks and the symptoms came right back, so I'm not sure exactly what is I'm dealing with. Not bed bugs either. Had several  exterminators check as well as I do checks every day. I've been suffering for 4 years. If u can help, or think u may can help me, I will share pics upon request. My email is crystalroberts714@gmail.com
Thank you so much in advance
Hi, have you cleanse your underwear, clothes and bedcovers when treated for scabies? If you have responded to the treatment, then it suggests the diagnosis of scabies is right. During treatment, it is very important to throw away or at least boil your underwear, clothes and bedcovers with hot water to eradicate the scabies. If you have not done so, the scabies attached to your underwear, clothes and bedcovers will cause re-infections
It is important to remember that recurrence of symptoms after attempted treatment does not exclude the diagnosis of scabies because patients may not have treated themselves correctly or may have been reinfested by an untreated contact.  
Scabies is prevented by avoiding direct skin-to-skin contact with an infested person or with items such as clothing or bedding used by an infested person. Scabies treatment usually is recommended for members of the same household, particularly for those who have had prolonged skin-to-skin contact. All household members and other potentially exposed persons should be treated at the same time as the infested person to prevent possible reexposure and reinfestation. Bedding and clothing worn or used next to the skin anytime during the 3 days before treatment should be machine washed and dried using the hot water and hot dryer cycles or be dry-cleaned. Items that cannot be dry-cleaned or laundered can be disinfested by storing in a closed plastic bag for several days to a week. Scabies mites generally do not survive more than 2 to 3 days away from human skin. Children and adults usually can return to child care, school, or work the day after treatment.
Persons with crusted scabies and their close contacts, including household members, should be treated rapidly and aggressively to avoid outbreaks. Institutional outbreaks can be difficult to control and require a rapid, aggressive, and sustained response.
Rooms used by a patient with crusted scabies should be thoroughly cleaned and vacuumed after use. Environmental disinfestation using pesticide sprays or fogs generally is unnecessary and is discouraged.
Go back to the physician tell him that it is still on your body. Then follow his instructions to the T ! And I would get checked for other skin problems, poison oak etc.ivy,poison
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