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Scabies is a skin condition caused by tiny mites called Sarcoptes scabiei. The area where the mite burrows, intense itching occurs, which is strong at night. These mites spread quickly through skin-to-skin contact, as a result, the treatment is done for the entire family at a time. Many creams and lotions are available to eliminate the infestation. Some of the medicines prescribed are:
As the mites burrow into the skin and lay eggs, thin burrow tracts and tiny blisters are seen on the surface of the skin. The common sites of infestation include scalp, palms, armpits, waist, and around the breast and male genital area.
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