SCABIES

By Michael Carr

DONT RISK MAKING BABIES, LEARN THE RISKS OF SCABIES!!

What Are Scabies?

Scabies are mites that dig under the skin and create marks that are red and pimple like.


Where are they found?

Scabies can be found on anyone, anywhere. Commonly found in nursing homes, child cares and Institutions because of sheet sharings and contact.

Symptoms of Scabies

Intense itching in pubic and genutak area. Also on the wrists and I between fingers. (Can Get them any where on the body)

Rashes in the itching areas

Red, pimple like, bumps on the skin


How are they spread?

Intenses skin to skin rubbing.

Sharing of the same underwear as an infected person

Sharing linens or other clothings

Sleeping reapedetly in the same bed as an infected person

Cures and Treatments

If you see signs of Scabies see your doctor immediately so they can describe you the necessary creams or ointments

If a family member is infected vacuum your whole house and clean all furniture!

Permethrin 5% is one of the most common used cream!

When treatment is under way it usually takes 3-4 weeks to cure completely.

Visual

Pink spots show where Scabies is most commonly found.