Scabies

Scabies Facts

 

Human scabies is a skin disease caused by an infestation of microscopic mites. The mites burrow into the top layer of skin and lays eggs there which hatch in 21 days. The burrow can look like a pencil mark, and the scabies rash that occurs as a result is an allergic response to the mites.

How to Treat Scabies?

 

1) Oral antihistamine

2) Short course of topical steroid cream

 

 

 

 

 

Call to find out how our Dallas Dermatology office can assist with your Scabies!