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Scabies is a very contagious skin disease that is characterized by severe itching and discomfort. There is hardly any possibility that scabies rashes will not itch, but unless of course, one is not using ointments to kill the itch. In very rare cases and we must say only a few lucky individuals, do not go […]

Coming in personal contact primarily spreads Scabies with an infected person. But the first symptoms of the infection appear only after 4 to 6 weeks. Red bumps on your arms would not immediately point to a Scabies infection. Let’s read more about this terribly disturbing disease – 1. The Symptoms The first symptoms of Scabies […]

Scabies is an extremely common skin infection that can cause great discomfort and itching to a patient. It is caused by Scabies mites that are microscopic in size but cause a severe skin reaction the body of the host. After a person gets infected with Scabies, the first symptoms appear only after two to four […]

Scabies is easily distinguishable by the appearance of red rashes on the skin that cause a nasty itching. Yes, itching and scabies go hand in hand. However, if effective measures are taken in time, itching can be managed to a great extent.  So, here are some effective tips to ease the itching caused by scabies […]

Scabies is caused by mites that dig burrows under the skin of the host and keep burrowing in order to lay eggs. The female mite keeps burrowing inside the skin and the irritation of the skin due to the feces and the eggs causes an itch.  It is more common in the night when the […]

It is very hard to tell if the treatment has been successful or not. The wait period can be very frustrating. In a successful treatment, the symptoms of Scabies will decline in ten days or so. But if the itching comes back with a bang please be informed that most likely the treatment failed. Read […]

Once a person gets infected by Scabies, it normally takes up to 2 to 6 weeks for the infection to show any noticeable signs. The symptoms are different for re-infestations and can occur much sooner than a first time infection. Let’s read a little more about Scabies and its symptoms – The itch Once the […]

Scabies is a disease caused by tiny mites. They are parasitic and live off the host, and in this case, human beings. However, it is difficult to initially understand whether the rashes are due to scabies or other irritations like insect bites, eczema and other such skin infections and allergies. Here are some pointers which […]