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Scabies is a contagious disorder caused by Sarcoptes Scabiei.

Symptoms: Violent itching > at night.

Differential Diagnosis:

  • Papular Urticaria

  • Dermatitis Herpetiformis


* Eczematous Dermatitis

  • Impetigo

  • Secondary Lympadenitis

  • Urticaria

General Management :

* Maintain personal hygiene

* Change clothes bed linens daily.

* Regular daily bath

* Clothes and linens to be washed in hot water and ironed.

  • Thorough scrubbing with soap and water.

  • Thorough drying of skin after bathing.

  • Treat all close contacts.

Homeopathic Remedies :

ARSENICUM ALBUM: The eruptions could be dry and full of small pustules. Burning and itching < at night.

  • CAUSTICUM: When scabies are supressed by local treatment. Excessive itching , yellowish looking skin, warts. Patient extremely sensitive to cold air

  • HEPAR SULPHUR: Eruptions on the folds of skin hands and feet. Eruptions pustular and crusty oozing a foul discharge. Extremely sensitive to cold air.

  • SULPHUR: One of the supreme remedies for recurrent , maltreated, obstinate , suppressed cases of scabies . Intense itching , &lt; undressing and from the warmth of the bed.

  • PSORINUM: History of scabies in the past or scabies suppressed with the help of conventional medicines. The scabies appear in every winter and disappear in summer. Violent itching , &lt; by warmth of bed or by scratching. In cases when well selected remedies fail to relieve or permanently improve.

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