Scabies is a treatable skin disease that is caused by a parasite. Learn the signs of scabies infection and find out about scabies treatment.
a highly contagious skin disorder caused by a mite that burrows into the skin and produces an intense, itchy rash
An allergic response to mites that lay eggs under the skin. Scabies are spread through linens, clothes, or close contact with people, and are treated with prescription lotions or soaps.
An itchy, contagious skin condition caused by mites.
A highly infectious disease of the skin that results in itchy areas with oozing crusts. Scabies is caused by mites, tiny arachnids that live in the skin as parasites.
a contagious skin infection caused by the itch mite; characterized by persistent itching and skin irritation; "he has a bad case of the itch"
a contagious skin infestation caused by an arachnid, the itch mite
A highly contagious skin infection caused by the mite Sarcopetes Scabei, a parasite that lives in and on the skin. Symptoms of scabies infection usually appear as a series of tiny, wavy lines (burrows) and dots or tiny bumps that may look like blisters. Treatment usually consists of applying a topical cream available through a prescription. Sexual partners, those that have bodily contact, or share clothing and/or bedding should also be treated.
highly communicable skin disease caused by an arachnid; manifests as papules, vesicles, pustules and burrows, and causes intense itching resulting in eczema ( Blood Cleanse, Neem)
an intensely itchy, contagious skin condition caused by a mite.
The organism sarcoptes scabiei is transmitted via skin to skin contact. Crowded homeless shelters are conducive to their transmission. Like lice, scabies is treated with permethrin cream 5% coupled with an anti-pruritic agent. Secondary bacterial infections are common.
Infestation of the skin by the human itch mite, Sarcaptes scabies. The initial symptom of scabies are red, raised bumps that are intensely itchy. A magnifying glass will reveal short, wavy lines of red skin, which are the burrows made by the mites. Treatment is with any of several scabicide medications.
An contagious skin condition that characterized by an intensely itchy rash and caused by a barely visible mite that burrows under the skin.
A sexually transmitted infection that is caused by a mite (which is a kind of insect) that burrows under the skin causing intense itching and the formation of pus. Scabies can be cured by using medicated shampoo and body wash.
an infestation of mites in the skin characterized by small pimples that itch.
infection with the parasitic mite Sarcoptes scabieri, which causes an intensely itchy rash due to an inflammatory hypersensitivity reaction. Female mites burrow into the skin and lay eggs; the larvae live under the skin causing the itching and rash. The rarer Norwegian scabies results in thick crusts on the skin. Scabies is highly contagious and may be transmitted by household or sexual contact. Infestation may be treated using an insecticide such as permethrin (Elimite) or lindane (Kwell).
Scabies is a contagious disease caused by parasitic mites which burrow under the skin, making it itch and break out in a rash. It can be treated with special creams or ointments and by washing clothes and bedding in boiling hot water.
tiny insects that infect genital areas during sexual contact or sharing of infested bed sheets, towels, or clothes. Scabies are mites that cause severe itching. Extensive scratching can also cause a rash. Like pubic lice, scabies can be cured with a medicated shampoo.
a highly contagious skin disease caused by Sarcoptes scabiei, a mite. It is spread through direct skin contact with the infected person
A condition caused by the Sarcoptes Scabiei mite. The mites burrow into human skin and cause intense itching, rashes, and in extreme cases skin sores.
a highly communicable skin disease caused by the itch mite. Symptoms are papules, vesicles, pustules, burrows, and intense itching resulting in eczema.
Scabies is a very itchy rash caused by tiny insects (itch mites) that burrow or dig under the skin. You get scabies by skin-to-skin contact like shaking hands, dancing, sharing clothes, bedding or towels and of course by sexual contact. Scabies can affect anyone and is not just found in unclean situations.
An infestation mites in the top layer of the skin characterized by intensely itchy small bumps, especially on the hands and feet.
highly communicable skin disease caused by an arachnid; itch mite
infestation of the skin by microscopic mites (insects)
skin eruption due to a mite
Scabies is a transmissible ectoparasite skin infection characterized by superficial burrows, intense pruritus (itching) and secondary infection. The word scabies is Latin for "itch".