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Sarcoptic Mange Cure
Canine Scabies: Sarcoptic mange can infect dogs, cats & farm animals. It is caused by a burrowing mite called sarcoptes scabiei canis.It is very contagious. It causes intense itching, hair loss and crusting of the skin. If you see a dog with this type of mange it may bite or scratch it’s skin. This type of mange may be seen in undernourished or immunocomprimised animals and often leads to secondary infection. ...Read more
Consider contacting: Animal control in your neighborhood or the spca. ...Read more
I work in a restaurant and my coworker has mange. Am I susceptable to this and what can I do if they are not being treated for it?
Scabies: When you say "mange", you are referring to the scabies mite. This mite is highly contagious. You are susceptible to getting infested with this with any contact with the skin or clothing of this person. You should notify your supervisor of the situation and have them help to deal with this. This is a public health issue. If you contract this, you can be treated. Symptoms can last for a while. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Closely related: Canine scabies also known as sarcoptic mange is a highly contagious infestation of sarcoptes scabiei canis, a burrowing mite. These mite can also infest other mammals for example cats, horses, sheep, and pigs. In humans scabies is due to a closely related species which is adapted to humans (sarcoptes scabiei, variety hominis). ...Read more
My fathers blood pressure shot up to 149-106. I am very concerned, how can we mange his pressure?
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