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Scabies

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Scabies (Sp11 KL)

Scabies (Sp11 KL)

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  • 1. Scabies causing mite
    Why am I having this intense itching and rash??
  • 2. What is scabies?
    • A sexually transmitted Infection(STI)
    • 3. A Female mite(SarcoptesScabiei) goes into the skin of human host, lay eggs, eggs grow to adults in 20 days then feeding occurs.
  • Pubic lice vs. Scabies
    Scabies
    Pubic Lice
    • Parasitic mites – nonvisible
    • 4. Goes into the skin in any area of body to lay eggs and feed off of blood.
    • 5. Sexually transmitted infection and Contagious
    • 6. Harsh symptoms and longer to cure. Symptoms do not show until 2 months later.
    • 7. Aka “Crabs” - visible
    • 8. Parasitic insects that
    resembles the image of a crab.
    • Only Infests the genital area to
    feed off blood under skin
    • Sexually transmitted infection and contagious but easy to cure.
    • 9. Head lice are a different type of
    lice(not an STI)
  • 10. Symptoms
  • 11. What are my treatment options?
    It is always safe to consult your doctor before applying rub on medication and oral medication. Here are a few rub-on medications aka “scabicides”
    • Calamine lotion
    • 12. 25% Benzyl Benzoate(commonly used)
    • 13. 5% Permethrin cream (commonly used) – leave on cream
    • 14. 0.5% Aqueous Malathion lotion – leave on lotion
    • 15. Lindane cream, lotion, or shampoo
    • 16. Crotamitan – nonchemical med.
    • 17. Ivermectin (oral med.)– treats “crusted" scabies.
  • Prevention methods
    • Anyone who is anyone Is at risk. Scabies first spreads by sexual contact. Then, can be further transmitted with any sort of physical contact with an infected person.
    • 18. If a person has crusted scabies, it can even be spread in a swimming pool.
    • 19. Condoms do not prevent scabies
    • 20. Having excellent hygienic habits and washing clothes in hot water will keep non infected people from being infected.
    • 21. Also dry clothes in dryer set on high heat.
    • 22. All non washable items can be stored in sealed bags for two weeks.
  • Be aware, get tested, and become educated of all STI’S to know how to prevent them. This should ensure for a healthier population
  • 23. Thank you!

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