Lately the medical community has begun to reconsider standard medical treatments for scabies. It seems that scabies mites have become immune to these frequently used treatments. One reason why this is so is the fact drugs are being used improperly - as when people use a 1% solution of permethrin whenever a 5% dose is necessary. The mites that survive the treatment are stronger than before and thus become resistant to higher doses. Whatever the reason, scabies mites do seem..