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How Do You Contract The Scabies Skin Parasite
Parasites require other living organisms for their own survival. Human parasites need substances from our bodies for survival and cannot live without contact with humans and sometimes other organisms.. They may live in the blood stream, organs. Under the skin or nails, etc. Some parasites live in our pets, in insects, on plants, etc., but none live independent of whatever ...Read more
Scabies: Human are the main source of infestation and transmission through prolonged, close personal contact. Large number of mites in exfoliating skin can cause rapid spread with less contact time. Interesting: only adult female mites cause burrowing and creates serpiginous rash which is intensely itchy, red, and bumpy. Other uncommon source: dogs and some other animals. ...Read more
When we should repeat the treatment to kill all parasites...In scabies or pediculosis ? Is that selective of obligatory to repeat ?
Scabies/ Lice: Both r notorious, need complete eradication from body, clothes, sofa, beds, siblings, friends..., i mean must leave your house and contacts. Scabies med. From head/neck to toe, repeat after 7 days; follow instruction clearly. Pediculosis can be in head, armpit, pubic and any hairy areas. Sometime resistant. Go online/google, look for restistnt peduculosis eradication tips. Talk to your doc. ...Read more
Topical medication: Treatment requires a prescription, typically of a topical medication such as: permethrins, crotamiton, or lindane . As second line therapy Ivermectin is effective but is "off label" ( ie. Not an fda approved indication). Space limitations can't do justice to this topic- go to the cdc website for the best answer-http://www.Cdc.Gov/parasites//scabies/. ...Read more
Dctr say i have scabies so how can i get this diesease i donot go outside my home and all my family members are not any problm of skin?
Sarcoptes scabiei: Scabies is an itchy, highly contagious skin disease caused by an infestation by the itch mite Sarcoptes scabiei. Direct skin-to-skin contact is the mode of transmission..thres just no way around this one. A severe and relentless itch is the predominant symptom of scabies. A contact that you had likely didn't know they had scabies and passed it along to you. ...Read more
Cured?: If you have both been treated and the problem eliminated skin contact should not be an issue. ...Read more
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