4 main symptoms of scabies are:
- Nocturna pruritus, that is itching at night due to this mite activity was higher in the more humid temperatures.
- This disease attacks people in groups.
- The existence of tunnels in places that are often exposed. The tunnel is white, 1 cm long, at the end of the tunnel was found papules and vesicles.
- Finding mites, is the most diagnostic.
TreatmentTreatment of scabies is not too difficult. Apply permethrin cream 5% whole body from the neck down, for one night and then wash thoroughly. This treatment is usually repeated after 1 week. Another treatment alternative is dengankrim lindane, applied to the entire body from the neck down, and cleaned up after 8 hours.
There are plants that can be used to treat scabies include:
- 5 cm trunk Shen jin teng (Tinospora crispa (L.) Miers.hen jin t), mixed with 10 grams of sulfur and 1 tablespoon coconut oil, then mashed. And used to lubricate the skin is attacked scabies, twice a day.
- 10-20 grams of dried bark from Chinaberry - Melia azedarach L mashed, mixed with a little vinegar, and applied to the skin that had scabies.