Scabies Articles A-Z
Scabies Rash - Scabies Treatment
This page contains links to eMedTV Scabies Articles containing information on subjects from Scabies Rash to Scabies Treatment. The information is organized alphabetically; the "Favorite Articles" contains the top articles on this page. Links in the box will take you directly to the articles; those same links are available with a short description further down the page.
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- Scabies Rash
With scabies, a rash is typically found on the wrists, knees, elbows, penis, or webbing between the fingers. This eMedTV Web page describes common characteristics seen in this rash, as well as how it differs in adults versus infants and the elderly.
- Scabies Symptoms
It can take up to six weeks for scabies symptoms to appear, depending on if a person has had it before. This eMedTV article discusses signs and symptoms of scabies in detail, focusing on the rash that is characteristic of this condition.
- Scabies Transmission
Direct physical contact with a person infected with the scabies mite is one method of transmitting scabies. This eMedTV page identifies places where transmission may occur, such as nursing homes and schools.
- Scabies Treament
Scabies treatment often involves permethrin, lindane, or sulfur lotions. The information on this eMedTV Web page discusses the various ways to treat a scabies infestation. Scabies treament is a common misspelling of scabies treatment.
- Scabies Treatment
Lotions containing permethrin or sulfur can be used as a scabies treatment. This eMedTV article examines various aspects of treatment for this infestation, including the importance of washing clothes, bedding, and towels used by the affected person.
The skin condition scabies is caused by an infestation with a microscopic mite. This eMedTV resource explains how scabies is transmitted and describes how the infection can be treated. Skabies is a common misspelling of scabies.