Asked in Scabies
How does your skin look after you have scabies?
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Asked in Rashes, Skin Disorders, Scabies
What does the beginning rash of scabies look like?
Asked in Bedbugs
Are scabies caused by bed bug bites?
How do you get scabies if you're not around anybody that has scabies?
Asked in Microbiology, Scabies
What type of pathogen causes scabies?
Scabies is not caused by a pathogen. Scabies is an infestation of the skin with the microscopic mite Sarcoptes scabei. Infestation is common, found worldwide, and affects people of all races and social classes. Scabies spreads rapidly under crowded conditions where there is frequent skin-to-skin contact between people, such as in hospitals, institutions, child-care facilities, and nursing homes. Prolonged skin-to-skin contact is required to spread scabies (handshakes will not spread it). Sharing clothes with someone who has scabies can spread it, and it can also very easily be spread to sexual partners.
Asked in Pubic Lice (crabs)
What is the difference between pubic lice and scabies?
Can you use bactronban cream for scabies?
Is scabies on the increase or decrease now in America?
Asked in Ticks and Mites, Scabies
Can Scabies Mites jump distances?
The Scabies Mites burrow into the skin often leaving an 'S' shape and other people can be infected only by skin-to-skin contact. Itching will occur and is worse at night. The mites are in the areas of webs of the fingers; toes; around the genital area and under the beasts in women. Your family doctor should have a look to decide what type of rash you have and then treat it. Scabies can be treated very well with sulfur ointments and since the bite from Scabies Mites is an alergic reaction in some people then antihistamines. If it is Crusted Scabies it is important to wash or dry clean all bedding; vacuum sofas, etc.