Even those who always monitor their hygiene,can overtake such a parasitic disease as scabies. It is caused by a tick that lives in the human epidermis. Symptoms of scabies in adults and children are the same. The main signs of infection
This feature is the first and the mainsuch a disease as scabies. He can have three different degrees of intensity. A mild itching can be almost invisible, often the patients realize that they felt it, only after the doctor's question. Moderate his degree is seen by the patient himself, but on the whole this condition does not cause serious discomfort and does not interfere with sleeping. Finally, severe itching is the most unpleasant and obvious symptom of scabies that occurs after the illness has been left undetected for a long time. At night, the condition worsens, the patient can not fall asleep. This is due to the fact that the diurnal peak of parasite activity falls precisely at the dark time of the day. Most often, the itching becomes most painful in the limited course of the disease, when a certain area of the skin is affected, and with the process spread throughout the body, the weakest or moderate forms are most characteristic.
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Finally, there is such a symptom of scabies asthe appearance of rashes. On the skin of the limbs and trunk appear papules, on the hands localized vesicles. As a rule, the face and the scalp, as well as the interscapular region, remain free of eruptions. Papules are the most common and are the second most important diagnostic sign of scabies, vesicles appear much less often. They are few and resemble abscesses. When positioned on the elbows, this symptom of scabies is called the name of the French dermatologist Ardi, who first described it in his works.