Scabies Articles

Different Types of Skin Mites

There are many different types of mites. Below is a description of a few: Household Mites: Mites are occasionally found in homes and attack humans in the absence of their normal hosts-birds, rodents, or insects. Bites from these mites may be painful and cause severe skin irritation. Bird Mites: The northern fowl mite tropical fowl…

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Is it a Scabies or a Skin Parasite

People live for months or even years with a condition they think is Scabies. Many of our customers who have been misdiagnosed with scabies actually may have symptoms of other Skin Parasites. These Skin Parasites seems to have the same Etiology that Morgellon’s Disease, Lisa’s Disease and Fiber Disease have. To determine if you have…

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Scabies Infection Prevention

As you well know, the itching is intense and other side affects begin such as pain, frustration and infection from the scratching. Scratching is the worst thing you can do; but it’s hard to stop. It’s a good idea to use a product that includes Benzalkonium Chloride to keep your skin free of infection. It…

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Difference Between Norwegian Scabies and Regular Scabies

The truth is the main difference between Norwegian scabies and regular scabies is simply the number of mites present on an infected person. In regular scabies, the number of mites on a host at any one time is, on average, 10 to 15 (with a range of 3-50). Persons with Norwegian scabies, on the other…

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Common Ways People Get Scabies

Personal prolonged contant Close contact, usually starting at the wrist caused by holding hands with a person who has scabies. Close contact with infected clothing. Socks, sweaters, bedding or towels. Shaking hands Sleeping together or sleeping on a mattress that has been infested with mites from someone who slept on it within the last 72…

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Common Scabies Breeding Environments

in overcrowded living conditions in school children playing together families roommates sexual partners mothers of infants elderly people in nursing homes soldiers prisoners The insect or the egg can spread the infection and the mite can survive on objects for a long time, so constant washing of clothing, towels or bedding is necessary. Scabies does…

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About Scabies Mites

Scabies is a highly contagious, itchy skin condition caused by very small, wingless insects or mites called the Human Itch mite or Scabies mite. While an adult scabies mite can range in size from 0.2mm to 0.4mm, which makes it just barely large enough to be seen by the human eye, it’s nearly transparent body…

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About Permethrin

Permethrin, like all synthetic pyrethroids, is a neurotoxin. Symptoms include tremors, incoordination, elevated body temperature, increased aggressive behavior, and disruption of learning. Laboratory tests suggest that permethrin is more acutely toxic to children than to adults. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has classified permethrin as a carcinogen because it causes lung tumors in female mice…

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About Nodular Scabies

Often severe cases and those with sensitive skin can develop a condition called nodular scabies. This happens when debris, body parts and fecal matter from the mites becomes trapped under your skin. The body’s natural process is to encase and expel foreign matter. As these encasements harden it can cause severe itching that can last…

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