Scabies is caused, by tiny insects which burrow along in the skin, laying effs as they go. Above the eggs small blisters form, surrounded by red patches – these are very itchy
Why is it important to treat Scabies?
Scabies will not go away without treatment.
Who gets it?
How do you catch it?
How do you know you have it?
4. If someone in the family has scabies, others may have caught it without noticing a rash or itch.
5. If you are not sure if you have scabies, talk to your Doctor, Practice Nurse, Public Health Nurse or Plunket Nurse.
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