Scabies is spread only when a person comes in close contact with an infected person. Any skin to skin contact or sharing of common items can lead to an infestation. Getting scabies after using a public pool? Well, let’s find out! A quick handshake or an informal hug will not necessarily spread Scabies from one […]

Scabies is a highly contagious disease of the skin that is caused by an Infestation of the Scabies mites. The symptoms after the infestation do not appear immediately. Read on to know more. Scabies mites are very small with eight legs and one of the most irritating parasites on this planet. At just 1/3 mm […]

If you get a sudden itch that looks like a rash, do not ignore it any cost. Call your doctor right away or get yourself treated with a good product like Dr Scabies as soon as possible. When you go to the doctor’s office, narrate to him all the symptoms that you have observed. The […]

Once a person gets infested by Scabies, it may take as long as six weeks for the symptoms to show. Scabies infection does not show visible signs immediately. The mites may continue digging tiny tunnels along your skin for many weeks at a stretch before you finally realize that you’ve got the infection. We all […]

Scabies is a common disease that affects millions of people globally. There is no particular race or social strata that get more affected than the other.   Scabies is an infestation of the skin that is caused by the Scabies mite.  Scabies infection is spread by direct skin to skin contact. WHO estimates that there […]

Contrary to popular belief, Animals do not spread human Scabies. But they can spread animal Scabies if the human comes in close contact with them. Sarcoptic mange is the scientific name of Animal Scabies. It can be easily be passed on from dogs and cats to humans. Let’s read on a little more about it […]

Scabies can spread by any type of prolonged skin contact with an infected person, at the time of sexual intercourse or by sharing personal items. Scabies is a highly infectious skin disease that is caused by a parasite. This human itch mite lives inside the human body and feeds on it. In order to protect […]

It is important to wash all clothes, towels and bedding in scalding water to ensure complete eradication of mites. The washing cycle should be followed by a super hot dry setting to close the chapter forever. The Scabies mites can only survive for about 48 to 72 hours once they are outside the body of […]

Scabies is a highly contagious infection. It spreads quite easily from one person to another through direct contact. After the doctor gives your family a clean chit, it is important to drive the mites away from your home. Scabies can spread through the bedding and clothes of an infected person. It is therefore important to […]

Over a period of time, scabies mites have become resistant to treatments that make use of pesticides such as Permethrin. Read on to learn why and how scabies can become immune to Permethrin. If you surf the Internet and read stories of people infected with scabies, you will almost certainly come across stories that narrate […]