Depends on the Bug. Scabies is probably the most common skin parasite in most parts of the us. They are easily treated with topical medications. Close contacts are also usually treated to prevent reinfection. There are however many other parasites that are endemic to certain locales and countries. Treatment varies and depends on an accurate diagnosis.
Human Parasites. Visit your doctor to find out what kind of parasite you have. Scabies and body lice have similar symptoms and body, head and pubic lice are actually different species of bugs. Your doctor will need to identify the bug that's bothering you so she can prescribe the appropriate treatment.
What parasites? Before anyone can tell you how to get rid of parasites, s'he needs to identify, 1st, do you truly have a parasitic infestation and, 2nd, if so, what type. Fleas, ticks, bedbugs and scabies mites are common skin parasites is the U.S.. There are other skin parasites that are mostly found in the tropics. The treatment varies depending on the species. See a dermatologist! Read more...