Scabies- overview, symptoms, causes and prevention

Scabies- Overview, Symptoms, Causes And Prevention

Overview Scabies is an itchy skin condition which is caused by a tiny burrowing mite known as Sarcoptes scabies. Intense scratching takes place at the location where the mite burrows. Especially at night, the urge to scratch can be intense. Scabies is infectious and may spread quickly by close physical contact in family, child care community, school class, nursing home or jail. Since the scabies is so infectious, doctors often prescribe medication for whole families or groups of touch. Scabies can be readily treated. Medicines applied to your skin kill…

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