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How many different type of scabies are there

A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 46 years experience
Depends: The residual itching and skin disturbance of scabies can take 6 or more weeks to heal. It is a body reaction to scabies fecal material deposited under... Read More

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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Morris Westfried
Dermatology 46 years experience
Itches: Scabies is very itchy at night and affects certain areas- wrist between fingers, genitals, ar pits, ankles and waist band. There are little raised bum... Read More
Dr. Moises Perez
Pharmacology 18 years experience
Need to see a Dr.: You really need a diagnosis from your primary health care provider to determine either of these two conditions.
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vlada Groysman
Dermatology 15 years experience
Similar symptoms: Scabies occur usually on wrists, between fingers, groin, axilla, buttocks and neck. Eczema usually occurs on backs of knees, flexural folds, hands and... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Seward
Dermatology 22 years experience
To : To properly diagnose scabies, a dermatologist will look for a burrow in the skin, scrape the skin and examine under a microscrope. If a mite is found... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Geoffrey Tyson
Pain Management 39 years experience
See your doctor: Sounds like you have a couple of different things going on. You should see your regular doctor who can determine what is appeopriatwe for you.
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carol Jacobs
Specializes in Pediatrics
Yes: This medication can be combined with an oral steroid. Start with 1% hydrocortisone - mix a good portion with an eczema cream and spread over affected ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Leonard Giunta
Family Medicine 54 years experience
Stress: If rash associated with period it is not MRSA or scabies. It most likley is a neuro dermatitis and can be treated with atarax (hydroxyzine).
A female asked:
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
Dermatology 57 years experience
Not scabies: You say you had scabies twice. Then you know it is not a "bite" that you remove with tweezers. TICK??? Scabies makes you itch all over, especially in ... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 46 years experience
Hard to be sure: Treatments are directed primarily at killing the scabies mites. The rash is mostly an allergic reaction to debris left behind in the tracts/burrows wh... Read More
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Dr. Laura Webb
Pediatrics 13 years experience
5% permethrin cream: This cream is available by prescription and can be used in children as young as 2 months. The cream should be massaged into the skin from scalp to le... Read More

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