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what are the first signs of scabies
A 33-year-old female asked:
43 years experience Dermatology
Possible.: Scabies is highly contagious, but spreading requires skin-to-skin contact. If you have had no direct contact with the infested person(s), it is possib ... Read More
A female asked:
24 years experience Psychiatry
Itching!!: You may have a rash that looks a bit like pimples accompanied by intense itching. It is miserable!
A female asked:
15 years experience Urology
Itching.: The essential lesion is a small, erythematous papule, often excoriated and tipped with hemorrhagic crusts. It is not a dramatic lesion and not always ... Read More
A 56-year-old member asked:
37 years experience Pediatrics
Skin lesions: Skin papules with burrows are seen . Also signs of itching.
A 55-year-old member asked:
33 years experience Family Medicine
See Your Doctor: Scabies need to be treated with prescription medications. The whole family or sexual partners of infected people should be treated, even if they do n ... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
45 years experience Pediatrics
Contact her doc: This is a condition that can recur if the kid is re-exposed. Prescription creams are the most common treatment. An effort to find out where the kid is ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
24 years experience Pediatrics
Scabies diagnosis: Scabies is generally diagnosed by the history and appearance of the skin, confirmed with a skin scraping and microscopic examination. The rash of sca ... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
32 years experience Pediatrics
Change clothes daily: If worried about remaining live scabies, one can change clothes once a day, and then wash everything once, before doing the second scabies treatment.
A 31-year-old female asked:
42 years experience Dermatology
Better: Better to have 2 treatments one week apart.
A 26-year-old male asked:
43 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Do you have a rash?: If you have an itchy rash you might have hives or eczema. Contact dermatitis all over your body would clear in 2-6 weeks - so it's not that. No rash? ... Read More
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