Scabies disease

Scabies is a disease that causes the appearance of severe itching, and cause this itching parasites called bronchiola, one of arthropods of the type of dream, and live inside the burrows in the upper layer of the skin, which immune cells attack, leading to the emergence of skin rash severe itching.
This scabies appears at different people of all ages. Many people may think that scabies affect people who do not maintain their personal hygiene, but clean people are also susceptible to scabies.

Diagnosis of scabies

The dermatologist can diagnose scabies by examining the symptoms and signs on the patient's body. The person concerned is likely to have been scabied if he or she has had direct contact with another person with the same symptoms.

In some cases, the doctor can diagnose the disease by looking for signs of the presence of parasites "Severe stiffness", through the biopsy of the skin of the injured person. The doctor gently rubs the skin in the area that appears to be infected and then scans the sample under the microscope. Taking such a sample does not cause any pain to the patient.

How scabies occur

Scabies begins by moving a small parasite to a person's body by being infected by a scabies. This parasite is not seen by the naked eye, and most doctors say that such parasite belongs to the spider species. The incubation period of this parasite varies from 14 to 21 days. The second type of parasite (male or female) corresponds to the first on the surface of the skin. The mating occurs between them. The female then kills the male without any known scientific reasons. To build her house by digging the grooves in the skin of the person, and a length of 2 mm on the surface of the skin of the Koran, to lay eggs of 200 eggs, where hatch these eggs to exit these parasites, and leave the nest and grow outside until reaching puberty, in a few days, These parasites mingle from each other, and build their own houses on the skin of the Person.

Treatment of scabies

Scabies requires treatment, as it does not disappear without treatment. Scabies is treated with an appropriate ointment or emulsion prescribed by the treating physician. In severe cases, the doctor may prescribe oral medications to treat scabies

Some medications should be avoided by children, the elderly and pregnant or lactating women. To prevent severe side effects, follow the doctor's instructions.

When a person is infected with scabies, he and all people living with him must be treated, at the same time, in order to prevent the transmission of parasites from one person to another. It is important to take care of washing clothes, towels and bed sheets.

After the treatment of scabies is completed, the itching may continue for a period of two to four weeks. The body needs this period of time to overcome possible allergic reactions caused by "scabies" parasitic parasites. If the symptoms persist for more than 4 weeks, the patient may need an additional course of treatment.