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What Are Scabies And How Does It Affect Children Emotionally
Mites: Mites itch like crazy, contagious.Get a more detailed answer ›
Can i leave my kids with my parents who were diagnosed with scabies? My parents were diagnosed today and are taking the pills this afternoon, was supposed to go out of town and was going to leave my children with said parents. Do i need to change my plan
What is an effective over-the-counter treatment for scabies? My children got scabies and im not sure I have them but i want to treat for them to be safe. I don't have insurance or a doctor and can't afford a prescription.
Scabies. Partners 14yr old girl treated for scabies. Is she still infectious for my children and how would she have got it?
Needs evaluation: There's too many variables here, and no details on the situation. An itchy scalp in a 4mo old could be "cradle cap" or seborrheic dermatitis, a contact rash, or eczema (similar to contact rash, but due to exposure to foods or chemicals). Have this looked at, or ask at the next well check. ...Read more
The cream isn't working for scabies.. When i put the cream on its fine but then days later it's back what should I do the cream isn't working for me..?
Scabies: Products used to kill scabies mites are called scabicides. No "over-the-counter" (non-prescription) products have been tested and approved to treat human scabies. The following medications are used to treat scabies: Permethrin cream 5%, crotamiton lotion 10%, Lindane Lotion 1%, and ivermectin200mg/kg orally. You may not have scabies and is why the medication is not working. ...Read more
They are mites..: Scabies are mites! the one infesting human are called sarcoptes scabiei var hominis, and have been torturing mankind for over 2500 yrs, dating back to the roman times. They typically burrow under skin, lay their eggs, thus causing the burrows of inflammation and thus intense itching at times-easily treated, but often a missed diagnosis. If u r concernd/having burrow-rashes, consult doc. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Scabies: Scabies in people is cause by a mite called Sacroptes Scabieivar. Hominis.Scabies looks like lines of burrows on skin made w little mounds or blisters. They cause itching which is often worse at night. Although they can be anywhere on skin they like going into skin folds (waistline, axilla, breasts, between fingers, feet, wrists, knees, elbows,buttocks & genitalia. You aren't likely to see mites. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Infesting parasite: Scabies is a common infestation caused by the arthropod sarcoptes scabiei. The mite is transmitted via prolonged direct human contact. The main presenting symptoms include rash and severe itching. If you think you might have scabies, please see your doctor and get treatment soon! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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