Scabies is a skin infestation caused by a mite known as the Sarcoptes scabiei.
If Untreated, these microscopic mites can live on your skin for months.
I am so tiny so you
can't see me directly
Here are common characteristics of being infencted with scabies
It usually comes out with red rash (signs)
Here are some parts of our body that scabies often been found
What action should be taken if infected?
1. For Classic Scabies, doctor will give permethrin cream 5%
Permethrin is an syntethic pyrethroid like normally happening pyrethrins which are removes from
the chrysanthemum bloom. Permethrin is protected and compelling when utilized as coordinated.
Permethrin kills the scabies bug and eggs. Permethrin is the medication of decision for the
treatment of scabies. (At least two) applications, each about seven days separated, might be
important to wipe out all parasites. Children aged 2 or more can be treated with permethrin.
You can apply the cream at least 8-10 hours before taking a shower
(preferably before going to bed).
Apply the cream all over your body except from the neck up.
After a certain hour, the bath and the
scabies with the eggs are gone
Still in the same case, the doctor will give you the type of
0.1% gentamicin cream. There are many brands of this cream
and one of the most popular is gentasalon (in Indonesia).
This cream is used to heal scabies wounds that still feel itchy
(red) on the skin.
To apply this cream is very easy. You only need to apply it to
the itchy or red area 3 times a day.
Those cream is usually compatible with the normal scabies.
If your skin haven't been better or have a fairly severe type of
scabies, get a doctor immediately.
If your skin feel irritation or any incoveniance,
It's better to see a doctor immediately. You may have some
special treatment for your skin because of some factors such as
allergic, sensitive, and so on.
Also, you need to make sure all your clothes and blankets
have been washed. This is because the scabies mite may
still be on your clothes. In addition, you also need to stay
away from people with scabies so you won't get infected
The Importance of Hygiene
It is certain, the way to prevent the arrival of a
disease is to maintain cleanliness. Diseases such
as scabies spread quickly if we don't keep the place
we live clean.
Clothes, socks and
The following items are places that are prone to contracting
scabies, even more so if we borrow them from people who
are already infected
Therefore, it is important to always maintain the cleanliness of
our bodies so that the scabies has not had time to settle.
Our clothes are also always washed after use so that bacteria
or mites cannot breed
The most important thing is to keep our distance from people
who have scabies because this can prevent us from
contracting scabies. Don't ever sleep on a scabies bed or
borrow clothes or we'll be back.
The most Important thing to
prevent and treat scabies is by
keep your body hygiene and prevent
who is being infected