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Sp11 scabies ov

  1. 1. Scabies The Malicious MIte!
  2. 2. What are Scabies?? <ul><li>Scabies or also known as Sarcoptes scabiei var. hominis and  are female microscopic mites that  burrow into the carriers skin to feed and repopulate </li></ul>
  3. 3. Crusted Scabies <ul><li>There is two forms of scabies, one where 10-15 scabies are present and crusted scabies where parts of the skin are dried and crusted housing thousands of scabies mites. </li></ul>
  4. 4. How is it spread?     <ul><li>Both forms of scabies are spread through direct physical contact with a carrier, prolonged contact is more susceptible to spread so sexual contact is a good way to catch scabies.Scabies can also live on cloth materials for up to 3 days so sharing these items can spread it. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Symptoms <ul><ul><li>Intense itching </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Pimple-like rash </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Blisters </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Scaly skin </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Raised white lines on skin from scabies burrow </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. Symptoms
  7. 7. If left Untreated <ul><li>If left untreated, regular scabies will eventually form into crusted scabies because the mites have repopulated.If the carrier breaks the skin when scratching , bacterial infection is a possibility. </li></ul>
  8. 8. Treatments <ul><ul><li>Treatments for scabies include topical creams and oral medications known as scabicides </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>  Creams are applied to the whole body </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Following instructions should have someone scabies free in about 2-4 weeks. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>  </li></ul></ul>
  9. 9. Some Treatments from MedicineNet.com <ul><ul><li>Permethrin-FDA Approved </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Lvermectrin-Not FDA Approved </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Crotamiton- FDA Approved </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Wash all sheets and immediate clothing with hot water. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Consult sexual partners and family members and get them checked out. </li></ul></ul>
  10. 10. A Mighty Problem     <ul><ul><li>Scabies can often be mistaken for mosquito bites or rashes so it can often be left alone until it is severe. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>More often the perceived rash is treated with itch creams and although it stops the itching it does nothing to kill the mites. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>It is wise to go to a doctor who can diagnose the condition and see what can be done. </li></ul></ul>
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