Scabies Pictures

Scabies is a skin condition which is itchy and caused by tiny burrowing mites which are known as Sarcoptes scabiei. The occurrence of these mites leads to itching which is extreme in the area where they burrow. This need to scratch can be very strong while at night.

Scabies is very contagious and is easily spread thru close contact such as in the family, school class, nursing home as well as childcare. Since scabies are so contagious, physicians often advise treatment for the whole family as well as groups which are contact groups to help eradicate the mites.

Scabies is easily treated as there are drugs which can be applied to the skin which kills the mites, but you might still have some itching for quite a few weeks later.

Scabies Symptoms

  • Itching which is severe and worse during the night
  • Irregular, thin burrow tracks which are tiny bumps or blisters on the skin.

The tracks or burrows normally appear in the folds of the skin. Nearly any part of the body can be involved, but most adult scabies is more often found:

  • In armpits
  • Between fingers
  • Along the inside of wrists
  • Around the waist
  • Soles of the feet
  • On the inner elbow
  • In the region of breasts
  • Around male genital area
  • Knees
  • On shoulder blades
  • On buttocks

In young children, areas of infestation which are common include the:

  • Face
  • Scalp
  • Neck
  • Soles of the feet
  • Palms of the hands

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