Since Crotamiton is powerful enough to kill the scabies mite, it normally works for all the patients having scabies. But unfortunately, high potency of this medicine is one of the reasons for several side effects. Find out how you can ensure safely when using it! When it comes to treating scabies, we don’t have many […]

Ivermectin is prescribed by doctors to treat scabies infestation, but it may not work under all situations and also has some side effects. Read on to find out about these. Ivermectin is a prescription drug taken as a pill to kill scabies mites, but it is not always advised to use it for treating the […]

Permethrin based creams might be very popular for treating Scabies, but they are not the safest and most effective option in the market. Swelling on the face, lips, tongue and throat are the symptoms of an extreme allergic reaction to the presence of 5% permethrin in the scabicide. On detecting any of these symptoms, the […]

When diagnosed with Scabies choose your line of treatment carefully as many treatments come with side effects. Most doctors will ask the patient to go for a permethrin based treatment. But reports have proven that this linee of treatment cannot be advised to all patients with Scabies infection and can sometimes lead to bigger problems. […]

Permethrin is a pesticide based cream that is often prescribed for treatment of Scabies. It comes with a set of side effects and sometimes aggravates the itching for a few initial days. Permethrin based medication is available in the form of creams or lotions. Most manufacturers generally claim that one application is enough to get […]

Urtica is the Greek name for Hives, which literally means a skin rash that causes an intense burning sensation. Hives is an extreme allergic reaction sometimes seen in patients using permethrin based creams for treating Scabies. The common symptoms of hives are a pale red rash, itching, burning sensation and bumps. This rash can last […]

Scabies infection in a small child is a torture for the child and the parent. The child cannot express his agony and the parent feels helpless and distraught. The first symptoms of Scabies that a child will display will be a rash, itchiness, and extreme discomfort. Small red bumps might show in the folds of […]

Permethrin is similar to a synthetic pyrethoid and can be classified as a neurotoxin. This is the reason why it is known to cause several side effects. Next time anyone tells you that permethrin treats scabies in a single application, ask them to reconsider. The side effects or symptoms of Permethrin might include an elevation […]

Triamcinolone Acetonide is a drug that mimics the action of corticosteroids, in the body. These creams are also prescribed by doctors for treating the scabies rashes.  Triamcinolone Acetonide creams are often prescribed by doctors for treating eczema like symptoms, redness, itching, inflammation and dryness. Most of these symptoms are also seen in Scabies. It is […]

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 […]