Category Archives: scabies treatment

Scabies is a common parasitic skin infection. While it is affecting nearly 300 million people each year, you might be surprised to know that it highly prevalent in smaller children. Yes, it is more found in kids younger than 2 years of age. Do you have a little one at home who is experiencing red […]

(Summary: Here’s how aloe vera is an effective remedy for scabies.) While there are several OTC and prescribed medications for scabies, many people use home remedies to manage the symptoms. Home remedies like tea tree oil, aloe vera and turmeric are beneficial and soothe the symptoms like itch and rashes. Thanks to their antibacterial and […]

Scabies is caused by small itch mites that tend to make burrows within the skin, causing itching and rashes. People suffering from scabies need proper medical treatment to get rid of the itch mites. There are different treatment methods to get rid of scabies – like lindane, permethrin, and natural remedies. Each treatment is different […]

Scabies is a skin disease that causes an incessant itching if left untreated. Treating it is vital for the good health of the skin. Various ointments available in the market for the treatment of scabies are useless and are hardly effective. So, it is important to be wise and without hurting your pocket, go ahead […]

Scabies infestation is caused by the Sarcoptic scabies mite. It is characterized by intense, nocturnal itching – as these mites are active at night. Infestation occurs when the scabies mite burrows into the skin and lays eggs and the hatching process causes intense itching. Prescription medication is necessary to treat the infestation. However, you may […]

Scabies found in pets like cats and dogs is called Mange. However, it cannot trigger a Scabies infestation in humans. The feline scabies and canine scabies, contrary to the popular belief, are not caused by the mite that causes Human Scabies. Although the mites can transfer from the pet to the human (or the other […]

Having a sexual relationship and sharing personal items are one of the most common modes of spreading the Scabies infection. So, if your boyfriend has got scabies, you better maintain a distance and start helping him get rid of the infection at the earliest. Different patients describe the itching form Scabies differently. Some describe it […]

Scabies is actually an infestation and not an infection. The tiny microscopic organisms set up shop in the outermost layer of the skin. It’s a contagious disease and therefore, you should avoid physical contact with the infected person. The most common way of getting a Scabies infection from an infected person is by way of […]

From the moment you get infected till the time you get totally rid of Scabies, the total duration is almost three months (if you are relying on a good treatment plan, of course!). The Scabies infestation starts from the time a female mite burrows inside the skin of the host. The male mites keep moving […]

Scabies is a highly contagious disease and if you are aware of an infected person, try to maintain a distance from him. It’s for your own good. The infection shouldn’t be taken lightly in any case. If your infected guests insist on paying you a visit at home, don’t panic and handle the situation calmly. […]