Scabies Rash Picture Collection
This scabies rash picture collection can help you determine if you are
suffering from scabies. it is often confused with other skin conditions
such as ringworm fungus, head lice, bed bugs bites, chigger bites,
hives, eczema, shingles or impetigo. This condition is caused by a
small number of mites that burrow under the skin for about 30 days.
Scabies causes include close or sexual contact with an
infested individual.The condition needs to be treated as early as
possible to avoid female mites laying eggs under the skin.
Several scabies treatment options are available using either
prescription or over the counter natural products."
Scabies mites area transferred from person to person through sexual or
casual touching, shared clothing or even sitting in a chair previously
occupied by a infested individual. The mites are microscopic in size,
so they are only visible under a microscope.
Scabies prefer to burrow under the skin in skin folds or under rough
skin. Typical areas include the:
- on the webbing in between the fingers (see below)
- pits of the arm
- in between the toes
- at the fold of the waist
- under nails
- inside the elbow
- around the chest nipples or breast nipples
- at the penis or groin
- at the wrists
- on the buttocks
- behind the knee
- between the shoulder blades
Scabies symptoms include rash and itch. Scratching can cause
lesions to form and allow a bacterial infection to take hold.
Scabies Rash Pictures on Hand
Scabies Rash Picture in
web between fingers on hand
Source: CDC Division of
Scabies Rash Picture on
Scabies can cause the
eruption of pimples on the hand and
webbing in between fingers
Pictures of Scabies on Wrist
Scabies on Wrist
The mite creates a zig
zag pattern on the skin
Genital Scabies Picture
This picture of genital scabies shows a rash that developed on the
penis, groin and stomach.
Picture Genital Scabies
Source: CDC/ Susan
Canine Scabies on Humans
Canine scabies on humans occurs when an infested dog or cat touches a
human. The mites move from pet to person, and burrow under the skin.
Dog scabies on humans is considered to be mild.
Dog scabies human symptoms include skin irritation and skin itch.
Unlike the human scabies mite, canine scabies mites do not
lay eggs and die in several days.
Picture Canine Scabies on
This picture shows a mild
dog scabies infestation
on the breasts and chest
Dog Scabies in Humans
Scabies Home Remedies
There are home remedies available that can successfully treat scabies.
This includes products that contain plant extracts such as Naturasil
and the use of sulfur based soaps and creams (available from same
Skin itch caused by mites can be naturally relieved by using herbs such
as Psorinum, Staphisagria (historically used for bites and bite related
skin symptoms) and
# Viola tri (used for skin itch). All three are available in products
such as Scab-Ease
Mites cannot live for more than a few days when not on a host.
That said, be sure to remove as many mites from the home as
possible. This can be accomplished with a parasitic
disinfectant spray such as Benzarid
Also be sure to wash all linen in hot water and vacuum
floors the mattress and box spring thoroughly. Dispose of the
vacuum bag immediately outside of the home.
References for Scabies Rash Picture Collection:
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention