scabies mites

Scabies mites never leave any black specks once they are eradicated from the body.

The black specs are seen in a different kind of skin infection caused by a different species of skin parasites. People who suffer from these infections have also reported black specs on furniture and clothing too.

But with scabies, NO black spots will be seen.

Let’s read some more about Scabies mites –

1. The Life Cycle

The complete life cycle of Scabies mites is for ten to seventeen days. If not treated in that period, they can cause havoc... more

The Scabies infection can spread through the personal belongings and the bed of the infected person. The main reason for the spread of infection is personal contact with an infected person.

A simple hug or intimate relationships are also sure shot reasons for contracting the infection. If a scabied person is going to travel with you in a car, it is advisable to clean it, lest they may make another person’s body their host.

Let’s read more about presence of mites in our immediate surroundings -

1. Self-Contamination of the Scabies Mites... more

The Canine scabies is caused by the parasite Sarcoptes scabiei. They are able to penetrate the skin of healthy dogs and cause skin problems. The dogs will often be seen scratching themselves due to the itching. These mites cans also infect humans and cause them mild discomfort and itching.

Let’s read more about Sarcoptes and its similarity to Human Scabies –

1. Who Can Get Infected By Sarcoptes?

Canine scabies is known to infect dogs of all breeds and ages. Although often seen on dogs, it can also be found on cats, ferrets, humans and fox.... more

No, scabies mites cannot jump like flies and some insects. They are too small to do that. The Scabies mites spread infection by burrowing under the skin of the host. The mites are invisible to the human eye, but the suffering can make any sane person go crazy in almost no time. Even the most patient of all people can lose calm when scabies comes knocking. The itch is just too irritating to ignore.

Here, for your perusal, we’ve compiled some important information on Scabies mites and their biological characteristics -

How Does The... more

If Scabies mites could fly, treating the scabies infection would probably be the topmost priority for all nations in the world. These mites could almost take over the world if it was so.

Thank God, they cannot fly or jump from one person to another. These nasty creatures are too small to do that and they can just crawl and that too in certain favorable environs.

The Basics

Scabies is a terrible infection of the skin that is caused by the parasitic Scabies mites. Coming in personal contact with the infected person transmits it. The first... more

A highly contagious skin condition, scabies is caused by mite Sarcoptes scabiei hominis. These host-specific mites burrow into the skin and lay their eggs, which eventually hatch and grow into adults. The characteristic symptoms of the disease include superficial burrows, which cause intense itching followed by secondary infection.


Scabies is demographic in epidemiology and is prevalent all across the globe. The disease affects all ages under different climatic conditions. However, it is most often observed in crowded and unhygienic living conditions... more

Obviously, every time a rash appears on the skin, it cannot be labeled as scabies rash.

Scabies is a highly contagious skin infection. There are typical signs and symptoms that will develop over a period of two to five weeks.

Scabies rashes are the earliest signs of contracting the disease. But, before you categorize them to be scabies rashes; you need to identify them accurately.

Let us learn how to identify these signs and distinguish between a scabies rash and any other rash: 

Identifying Signs of Scabies Rashes

Even after making your skin... more

Scabies mites are responsible for causing an allergic reaction in human that leads to severe itching. They can infest the living space of the humans and can actually live inside the host for months.

Shingles is also a skin infection but it caused by a virus. The infection affects humans in many parts of the world.

Let’s read on more about Shingles and Scabies – 1. The Scabies Infection

Scabies can be transmitted from one infected person to another through mere physical contact.

It can also be transmitted by items that are being used by... more

The Scabies or itch mite is a parasitic arthropod which is known to burrow inside the skin in order to lay eggs. The mites are not visible to the naked eye as they are microscopic.

Let’s read and learn more about the biological characteristics of Scabies Mites –

When seen under a microscope, the actual size of a Scabies mite actually comes out to be around 1/64 inch. The adult Scabies mite is eyeless and spherical in shape. It has four pairs of legs, two in front and two at the rear end. When clinically observed, they display oval torsos that resemble a tortoise and... more

The normal life cycle of s Scabies mite is from ten to seventeen days. A female mite is capable of laying eggs for up to two months. If you get yourself treated (after discovering symptoms of the infection) with a safe and effective product like Dr Scabies, the itching will go away in few days but the infection can only be treated in about 4 to 8 weeks. In some cases, it may take slightly longer.

Read on to know more about the most notorious parasite we share our body with – The Female Scabies Mite

The scabies infection is caused by “almost... more


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