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Post Scabies Symptoms
Scabies: Sensitization to scabies begins 2-4 weeks after the onset of infection. During this time the parasites may be on the skin and may burrow into it without causing pruritus or discomfort. Severe itching begins with sensitization of the host.(andrew's diseases of the skin clinical dermatology). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Rash and itching: See the picture please.Get a more detailed answer ›
Aloe vera: Try aloe vera extract over the lesions. ...Read more
Can one or more people in a home have scabies and others not be infected. With no signs or symptoms months after first person showed signs.
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 possible to avoid infestation. But we usually recommend that all household members use Permethrin at least once if anyone in the house is infested. This assumes, of course, that the correct diagnosis was made, by a dermatologist or other experienced md. ...Read more
Hi docs, is it true that scabies symptoms are always present and if they're gone that means you're okay?
Here's the problem--: Scabies is usually spread by close physical contact. It can also be spread by using the same bedding or clothing as someone who is infected with scabies. t requires effort to get rid of Scabies. 1st, you & all members of your household need to be treated. Ivermectin is an effective medication for treating scabies. 2nd, clean (ie. Hot water in machine) clothes, bedding & towels you've come in > ...Read more
How can you tell the difference between eczema an scabies is there different symptoms for each one?
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 neck. Sometimes eczema and scabies can look similar. You need to be seen by a skin doctor to get a scraping if you think you might have scabies. ...Read more
My spouse and I were diagnosed with scabies. After several treatments, he/she still has symptoms while I am cured. Why?
Hello, would you please look at my symptoms and tell me if you think this sounds like scabies? I am desperately worried about causing an outbreak
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