Scabies-Cure it at Your Own
Most of us have got affected by Scabies in our life. The disease finds manifestation in the form of small itchy bumps and blisters. The culprit or causative agent behind the scabies is called Sarcoptes scabiei. Not only children but adult as well fall prey to this disease that causes a lot of discomfort to the individuals who get affected by this disease. Most of the times, the affected body parts are fingers and wrists. A child who has contracted scabies can also develop a bumpy red rash. The bumps and blisters caused due to this disease often cause itchiness and pain. There are a host of medicines available in the market to deal with the various symptoms of this disease so that its further spread can be checked.
Mode of Infection
Let us have a look on the mode of spread of disease. Scabies is highly contagious and spreads from one person to another through contact. The disease can also spread through the sexual contact. So your child might receive the disease from his school, college or play group. So if anyone of this group is suffering from scabies the chances of others to fall prey is more. Although itching is a permanent symptoms of this disease but problem get aggravated during night or after a hot bath. While suffering with this disease one must resist the temptation of scratching it else it might be an invitation to other forms of infective agents.
The problem is very common and so common are the home remedies for scabies. One can treat the disease with the herbs and things easily available around your home. One such home remedy is margosa or neem oil. This oil is known from ages for its antibacterial and anti-fungal qualities and hence it is quite helpful in the treatment of scabies. Regular application of this oil on the affected part of the body gives you great relief from itching and other related symptoms. Tea tree oil has also been found effective in the treatment of scabies.