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Reproductive Organs (Definition)

The major organs of the reproductive system includes, the external genitalia (penis and vulva) as well as a number of internal organs including the gamete producing gonads (testicles and ovaries). Diseases of the human reproductive system are very common and widespread, particularly ...Read more


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Is it possible to have scabies on your genital?

Is it possible to have scabies on your genital?

Yes: Scabies are mites that feed off of skin cells. They burrow in skin creases, primarily, and are often found in the webs of fingers and toes. They also appreciate warm, moist areas of the body. ...Read more

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Is there a way you can get scabies on your genitals?

Is there a way you can get scabies on your genitals?

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 more

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I'm it it itching everywhere. Started on wrists and elbow now on my genitals, butt cheeks, inner thighs, and abdomen. Could this be more than scabies?

I'm it it itching everywhere. Started on wrists and elbow now on my genitals, butt cheeks, inner thighs, and abdomen. Could this be more than scabies?

Maybe: Lots of causes for "pruritus"-itching, including scabies, but also other metabolic disorders, parasitic, infectious, dietary, liver, skin, kidney, blood, hormonal problems, etc. Sometimes, causes remains unknown. See md. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of scabies in a male?

SCABIES: A dermatologist or your family doctor can make this diagnosis accurately. Scabies can cause intense itching which worsens at night. If you check your skin you can see little burrows made by small blisters and bumps in skin folds. Places you might find them include your armpits, inner elbows, between your fingers, on your feet, around the buttocks, genitalia and breasts. ...Read more

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Can scabies infection make you feel run down and anxious? What other physical symptoms could it present?

Just itching: Mostly, scabies just itches. A lot. Any affliction can make you anxious if you worry/obsess about it, but a scabies infestation (yes, it's an infestation, not an infection) gets no deeper than the upper layers of skin, and cannot by itself cause systemic symptoms such as anxiety or malaise. ...Read more

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What are the first symptoms of scabies? What is the very first signs and symptoms that define a rash as a scabies rash? .

Itch: Scabies tend to create burrows and small red bumps in the skin, often found in underarms, belly button and inter digit web spaces. In infants, buttocks are commonly involved. Your doctor can diagnose this by finding scabies mite on skin scraping. They typically don't affect the face or scalp, so treatment is usually topical Elimite (permethrin) applied to every inch of your skin from neck down. ...Read more

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What are the first symptoms of scabies? What is the very first signs and symptoms that define a rash as a scabies rash? .

What are the first symptoms of scabies? What is the very first signs and symptoms that define a rash as a scabies rash?  

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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 easy to see. The burrow is most specific, a thin, grayish, reddish, or brownish line that is 2 to 15 mm long. The sides and webs of fingers, wrist folds, outer elbows, groin, buttocks, and feet are common areas of involvement. ...Read more

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Mom and i getting bites but no bugs seen. Resulted in severe itchiness. Scabies suspected but no classic symptoms. What else could it be?

Mom and i getting bites but no bugs seen. Resulted in severe itchiness. Scabies suspected but no classic symptoms. What else could it be?

See a doctor: This question requires an in-person exam by a doctor, and depends on what other possible exposures you and your mother have. It's nigh impossible to make an educated guess about this on a forum like this. ...Read more

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Scabies (Definition)

Scabies is a skin disease caused by a mite infection. Symptoms include an extremely itchy, linear rash where the mite has ...Read more