Posts Tagged ‘scabies mite’

Scabies a highly contagious mite species

Scabies is not a term you hear discussed at the workplace or possibly at family gatherings but it is a very wide spread condition still present and causing problems for people. Scabies is known as a highly contagious infection caused by a tiny microscopic mite. These mites are usually only about 0.3mm long and burrow…

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Skin Parasites vs. Scabies

Skin Parasites There are several forms of skin parasite that can cause suffering and illness in people, and most are well known and understood. They take the form of miniature insects – mites, fleas and ticks to be broad – and show up in a number of ways, causing a variety of skin problems that…

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Should You Use Lindane Lotion To Treat Scabies?

Is Lindane Lotion safe for humans? You may have heard that one of the common cure for scabies, and even prescribed by some doctors, is Lindane lotion.  However, you should be aware that lindane lotion is not safe for humans.  True, lindane lotion kills the scabies mites because it is toxic to them.  But do…

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Scabies Mite

What is Scabies Mite? The scabies mite is a wingless insect and often called the Human Itch mite or Scabies itch mite. The tiny insect is just visible to the eye (about 0.4mm) and is tiny, eight-legged creature with a round body. I liked the scabies mite video below because it actually shows what the…

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Scabies Mites and Night Itching

A Problem on Scabies Mites and Night Itching I talk to people with scabies everyday and the most commonly asked question is “Why Me?” People assume that just because they bathe regularly they cannot catch scabies. This is a common misconception. Scabies is highly contagious and therefore easily contracted by personal contact. Scabies symptoms due…

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