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Homoeopathic Medicine For Scabies
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Homoeopathic Medicine For Scabies

Scabies is a parasitic disease caused by Human itch mite Sarcoptes scabiei, which burrows through the skin leading to an intensely itchy rash.

The scabies mite, which is just smaller than can be visualized by the naked eyes, mates and lays eggs in the human skin which hatch and mature, thereby propagating its life cycle.

A diagnosis of scabies causes many patients anxiety and consternation.

The itch scabies details and essential clinic details of scabies, what it is, how to diagnose it, how to treat it and examine common pitfalls in its recognition and cure.

 A contagious, intensely itchy skin condition caused by a tiny burrowing mite.

Scabies is contagious and spreads quickly through close physical contact in family school or nursing homes.


Human scabies is caused by an infestation of the skin by the human itch mite ( Sarcoptes Scabiei Var. Hominis)



Rashes ( like pimple)


Tiny burrows 


Thick crusts

Differential Diagnosis 


Seborrheic Dermatitis

Atopic dermatitis


  1. Burrow ink test
  2. Handheld dermatoscopy

Burrow ink test is a simple, rapid, non-invasive test that can be used to screen a large no. Of patients.

Handheld dermatoscopy is an accurate test, but requires special equipment and trained practitioners.

The microscopic scabies mite burrows into the upper layer of the skin where it lives and lays it's eggs.

Transmission is by person to person and fomites for example bedding and clothes.

Mites are found predominantly between fingers and on the wrist, waistline.

Scabies is spread by direct skin to skin contact with a person who has scabies.

The female mites lay 2-3 eggs per day in the skin, the eggs are oval- shaped and 0.10 to 0.15mm in length.

Scabies mites can live for 1-2 months in the person's skin. If they are away from human skin they usually die within 3-4 days.

Scabies affects 300 million people worldwide every year.

A person infected with scabies will have 15 to 20 mites present in the skin.

Scabies mites will die if they are exposed to a temperature of 50 degree c for 10 min.

Homoeopathic Medicine For Scabies

  1. Hepar Sul
  2. Kali sulph 
  3. Psorinum
  4. Sulphur
  5. Arsenic

The selection of homoeopathic remedies based on symptom similarities and doses according to the Susceptibility of patient.

Don't take homoeopathic medicine without any prescription / without any advise of physician.


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