If you are experiencing red rashes, which are growing, spreading, and becoming itchy and painful, then chances are, you may have acquired scabies. If you have been exposed to scabies mites, it is unfortunate, but thankfully, you can get rid of the mites if you follow some home remedies judiciously.
What is scabies and how is it caused?
Scabies, scientific... Read more
Post date: Mon, 03/19/2018 - 00:00
Scabies is a skin infection caused by a specific kind of itch mite, which burrows underneath the skin and lays eggs causing intense itching. Scabies can spread through skin contact and through sharing of clothes, towel or be using the same utensils and furniture. Given their ability to spread from one person to another, scabies mites are harder to eliminate... Read more
Post date: Sun, 03/18/2018 - 00:00
School is one common place where children are most likely to acquire scabies. This is because kids spend most of their daytime in a school where they come into contact with other children who may be infected with this itchy skin condition.
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In school, your child may catch scabies from close interactions with some unknowingly... Read more
Post date: Thu, 03/15/2018 - 20:00
Human scabies is a skin infestation caused by itch mite (Sarcoptes scabiei var. hominids). When adult female mites burrow into skin layers to lay eggs, you feel extreme itching, which worsens at night. Scabies is usually passed from infected person to uninfected individual through direct, prolonged skin-to-skin contact.
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Post date: Thu, 03/15/2018 - 19:20
Palm oil has been in existence for its beneficial effects for over 5000 years, as per the American Palm Oil Council. There are numerous benefits of palm oil on both hair and skin. According to Dr. Betty Kamen, Ph.D., palm oil is the second most common edible oil that’s produced worldwide.
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Post date: Thu, 03/15/2018 - 18:48
Lavender is one essential that has been used since age-old times for its impeccable benefits on skin. Lavender flowers are used to extract lavender essential oil that’s not just good for your skin, but also has a mind-blowing effect on hair and mind. It is known for certain therapeutic qualities to provide relief to people suffering from agitation,... Read more
Post date: Thu, 03/15/2018 - 14:56
The pesky parasite Sarcoptes scabiei causes scabies, a contagious skin infection that easily spreads from person-to-person through prolonged skin-to-skin contact by sexual partners, relatives, school children, and crowded communities. As per statistics, over 300 million scabies cases occur each year all over the world and it even causes depression in the... Read more
Post date: Tue, 03/13/2018 - 00:00
Yoga helps you look beautiful with clean, healthy and glowing skin. Here’s how…
Tired of using expensive skin care products and various serums to rejuvenate your skin? Even worse, you find such cosmetics little to no effective and nothing but a waste of money.What about yoga?
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Yoga not only benefits you physically with... Read more
Post date: Sat, 03/10/2018 - 00:00
Around 10-20% of the US population suffers from allergic rhinitis. It is a condition when your immune system overreacts to certain inhaled substances and as a result, your body tends to release chemicals causing allergic symptoms. Some common allergens that cause allergic rhinitis are grass or tree pollen, dust mites, pet dander, and airborne mold spores.... Read more
Post date: Mon, 03/05/2018 - 16:56
Malathion lotion 0.5% (also known as Ovide) is both over-the-counter and prescribed medication, which contains an insecticide to kill certain parasites living on humans, such as lice, and scabies mites. In this article, we will tell you how to use this lotion to eradicate the latter skin condition. So, read it carefully, if you’re suffering from this itchy... Read more
Post date: Mon, 03/05/2018 - 16:51
Human scabies is a contagious parasitic infestation, which is caused by Sarcoptes scabiei var hominis. This is a microscopic mite that’s not visible to the naked eye. It burrows into epidermis layer of the skin to lay eggs. This further triggers a host immune response leading to extreme itching caused in response to these itch mites. Due to intense itching... Read more
Post date: Mon, 03/05/2018 - 16:41
Topical scabicidal agent, Permethrin Cream 5% is used to treat scabies infestation, which is caused by itch mites Sarcoptes scabiei (scabies). Permethrin, a pyrethroid, contains an insecticide that’s active against various skin ailments caused by pests, such as fleas, scabies mites, lice, ticks, and other arthropods. It disrupts the sodium channel current,... Read more
Post date: Mon, 03/05/2018 - 16:24
Delusional infestation (also called delusional parasitosis) is a very rare mental disorder that makes the patient have false belief or delusion that they are infected by worms, bacteria, fungi, mites or other living organisms. It becomes difficult for others to change the delusion of an affected person by reasoning, logical argument or persuasion. Usually,... Read more
Post date: Mon, 03/05/2018 - 16:13
Hot water shower does feel good but if you think that it helps in killing scabies fast, then you’re wrong. It may provide you temporary relief but it can do more harm than good. In short, hot showers for scabies will not help in killing scabies mites. Instead, it’s going to make itching worse. As hot water tends to dry out skin, hence, irritates it more... Read more
Post date: Sun, 03/04/2018 - 00:00
An autoimmune system is a disease which causes person’s own immune system to attack its tissues. A body of a person can react in a variety of ways depending on the condition. The immune system of our body normally guards against germs for instance bacteria and viruses. When our immune system senses foreign bodies, it releases cells to attack them. Generally... Read more
Post date: Thu, 02/01/2018 - 00:00