Category Archives: Scabies

Scabies is not a disease to left untreated and it cannot be treated lightly. It is an itchy, highly contagious and irritating disease of the skin caused by the attack of itch mite named Sarcoptes scabiei. Mites are usually small eight-legged parasites and are as tiny as 1/3 millimeters long. They reside inside the skin […]

Tea tree oil is an effective remedy for a range of skin diseases including scabies. The oil is extracted from Melaleucaalternifolia, a shrub like a plant which contains several antimicrobial and antiseptic properties. From acne prone skin, eczema, psoriasis, skin tags to chicken pox, tea tree oil is a promising treatment for a range of […]

Have you recently discovered the first sign of a scabies outbreak? Being a very unpleasant skin disease, it is said to be caused by eight-legged mites called Sarcoptes scabiei var. hominids. Scabies is a very contagious type of skin disorder and the microscopic mites cannot be seen with naked eye. Therefore, it is often confused […]

Try these home remedies to ease the symptoms of shingles! Did you know? One in three Americans has a tendency to develop shingles or herpes zoster in their lifetime. And nearly 1 million cases of shingles are reported each year in the nation. Pic Credit:- Shingle is a viral infection caused by the virus, varicella-zoster […]

Scabies is a skin infestation that’s caused by an itch mite known as the Sarcoptes scabiei. These microscopic mites are able to live on your skin for months and reproduce on the surface of your skin. These mites burrow deep into your skin to lay eggs and their breeding process results in extreme itching and […]

Scabies is an intensely itchy dermatosis caused by the mite Sarcoptes scabiei. A patient with ordinary scabies may have an average of 12 mites; however, those with crusted scabies may have thousands of mites living within the skin. The infestation occurs at all ages, but particularly in children. It is a common public health problem […]

Scabies is one of the most contagious skin infections, affecting people of all age groups. But still, many don’t know about this disease in detail. If you are among the same, here’s something worth reading. What is scabies? Being an itchy skin condition, scabies is caused by the eight legged mite- Sacroptesscabiei. As the mite […]

Being one of the contagious skin infections, scabies is said to be caused due to the infestation by a microscopic mite called Sarcoptes Scabiei. Learn more details about its spread and cure. Have you heard of the spread of serious epidemics in kindergartens and schools? Well, serious skin infections like scabies are often found to […]

Here we have listed the benefits of bleach baths in skin diseases like scabies, impetigo, and ringworm.   Bleach bath is a simple way to take care of your skin. It is a therapeutic bath which minimizes the amount of bacteria and prevents skin infections, thanks to its antibacterial and antimicrobial properties. Bleach bath is […]