do U recognise as Scabies o.k..
Scabies is highly contageous.,
commonly seen in entire family members ....
seen in inner folds of the skin i.e. interdigital spaces of the fingers,palms, wrists, elbows, buttocks, external genitalia..,
intense itch in night times..
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As you have researched and found out, Scabies is highly contageous through person to person. You are also prone because you did interact with a scabies patient closely including touch. After infection, it might take 4 to 6 weeks for the symptoms to...
Scabies is highly curable. It needs immediate attention by a Dermatologist.
Scabicidal agents like 1.5% permethrin and crotamiton are useful. Fourderm is not helpful now. You have to apply it twice a day to the complete body. You may also need antihistamine drugs to relieve from itching....
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I understand your concern.
when you say your boy friend also got affected, it must be Of infective pathology.
it is very important for me to see a photograph of the lesions.
This will help me in giving a closer diagnosis and...
I understand your concern regarding your skin condition and I hope I am able to help you in the same.
You seem to have developed scabies and were treated for the same by your dermatologist.
Now I would like to tell you that once you apply the anti...
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Now that's a difficult one to answer.
Actually no one has looked at it. And it will be a very difficult study to do, too.
Nevertheless, I will try to answer it.
There are two scenarios.
Scenario 1. Hotel Stayers who get scabies (people who rented a hotel and got...
Scabies is transmitted by prolonged close contact and can be transmitted from one person to another in the family. If your in laws have scabies then it is very possible that other members residing with them could also have been infected.
If any one in...
It might be due to some allergic reaction called contact dermatitis.
It usually occurs after contact with some chemical,irritant,bathing or washing soap.
This type of itching pattern also seen in the case of scabies.
You can take levocetrizine to subside itching.Short course of...
Scabies can be effectively treated with single application of 5% permethrin to the whole body, below face, after a scrub bath and then keeping it overnight for 8 Hours.
All the clothes, bed sheets, pillow covers, towels should be washed or dry cleaned as...
The chief complaint that are you are suffering from is itching on your hands and feet since four weeks.
You are being treated with anti-scabies medication with little effect.
Scabies is a clinical diagnosis which can be confirmed by examination of the skin scrapings from...
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Scabies presents with lesions usually multiple with intense itching that is worse at night.
Adults manifest lesions primarily on the Flexor aspects of the wrists, Interdigital web spaces of the hands,Dorsal feet, Axillae, Elbows while young children may develop lesions...
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Scabies is contagious and usually seen in children staying hostels and day care.
I suggest you to use anti scabies medicated soap for bathing the child with prescription from the doctor.
Observe for any skin lesions, itching and if you find any consult the doctor for...
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Have you treated your whole family with just listerine?
Using listerine is not appropriate treatment of Scabies.
It requires treatment of all family members simultaneously with application of scabicidal agent Like Permethrin. Overnight...