Although scabies is a dreadful skin disease, it can be cured fully. One has to be very careful with the treatment or chances of a relapse are high. Yes, you can get affected by scabies a second time if proper care is not taken. It’s equally important that you only choose a safe and effective […]

Scabies is one of the commonest types of skin disorders among children and adults alike. However, more than often when a person is treating someone from scabies, the attention is generally paid to proper medication and other precautionary agents. However, according to the doctors, one must as well pay attention to those specific environments which […]

As furniture and dwellings occupy maximum space at homes, they do become the perfect grounds for breeding scabies mites. Any family member sharing furniture with an infected person is highly susceptible to contracting it. Therefore, you need to treat all furniture and dwelling at home to rid them of any scabies mites they may have […]

Use of Lindane for scabies treatment has been practiced for decades, but recent studies have proven that this cure adversely affects our health. Until 1970, Lindane was considered to be the most effective medication available for treating scabies. However, over the years it was found that Lindane’s toxic nature could damage the skin and nervous […]

Even if you have completed the whole treatment and the doctor tells you there are no more mites sustaining under the skin, you will still have itching for some time. This condition can persist for some weeks, but will gradually reduce and eventually fade away. Such itching is felt in areas where scabies rashes were […]

From the time that Scabies is detected, it is important for the infected person to stay calm and in control. The thought of an insect gnawing at your insides is terrifying, but it is definitely not a hopeless situation. Even after the treatment is complete, it is important to get rid of the mites from […]

In UK alone, 1,000 people get infected with Scabies in a month. It has been observed that the disease affects more people in urban areas. More often it is seen in children and women, than men. Scabies can take two forms, the normal Scabies and the advanced manifestation i.e. Norwegian scabies. Read on to know […]

Yes, it’s a very communicable skin infection. The scabies mite can survive outside the body of the host for about 48 to 72 hours only. They die a natural death after that and the process is technically called self contamination. The infection will exist in all the regions that were in touch with the infected […]

Lice live on the scalp of humans and attach their larvae to the hair strands. Scabies mites live underneath the skin and burrow tunnels to lay eggs. That’s the basic difference but there’s a whole lot more. Let’s read on a little more about these two infections – 1. Is It Lice Or Scabies? If […]

Scabies is a common skin infection that is seen in every country, in all kinds of people and societies. It has been infecting humans for over 2500 years. It is a skin infection that is very contagious and can spread quickly by skin to skin contact. Let’s read a little more about the history of […]