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Can You Get Scabies In Your Eyes
I have extremely itchy skin all over, it's worse at night and I'm sure it's scabies. Also, have an itchy scalp eyes and ears. Too intense! Please help?
Please see your Dr.: Please see a dermatologist as soon as possible. Many reasons for itchy skin all over. Scabies is just one of them. If this is scabies, a simple treatment with Permethrin cream applied today and in one week and following some instructions on what to do with clothing and bedding will help you get rid of this itch. If it is not scabies, this itch needs to be evaluated further. ...Read more
I have scabies on my eyelids, groin elbows neck, and hands. Extremely irritating in all areas and swollen eye. Advice on permanent treatments?
Direct contact: Scabies is caused by the human itch mite. The symptoms are caused when the mite burrows in to your skin. You can acquire them through direct skin — to — skin contact — or from contact with infested objects such as clothing, furniture, or towels. You can not acquire this from animals. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Scabies: Scabies is an infestation of the skin by the human itch mite (sarcoptes scabiei var. Hominis). The microscopic scabies mite burrows into the upper layer of the skin where it lives and lays its eggs. The most common symptoms of scabies are intense itching and a pimple-like skin rash. The scabies mite usually is spread by direct, prolonged, skin-to-skin contact with a person who has scabies. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What kind?: It won't get worse with cream but will stay and spread for a long time if not properly treated. Even after the treatment has killed all of them, you may still be itching for many more days because of the bug droppings in the skin. ...Read more
Intimate contact: Scabies transfer on skin to skin contact. So if your genitals contact someone's skin that has scabies, you could contract them on your genitals. If you suspect you have scabies, see your doctor for a proper diagnosis and safe and effective treatemnt. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Scabies: Scabies mites that live on pets are different from the ones found on humans. But, mites on pets may be transmitted to you from an infested pet. They can burrow under your skin resulting in itching. This type of mite will not reproduce on you ; should die within several days. You won't require medication but your animal needs to be treated. ...Read more
Skin and Scabies: Most likely not. But, it may increase the itchiness of your skin. ...Read more
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