How Long Does It Take For Scabies Treatment To Work?

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Scabies is an infestation of the skin with the Sarcoptes scabiei mite. It is characterized by intense itching, usually at night.

Scabies is a relatively common problem caused when the scabies mite burrows into the skin of an unsuspecting individual. As the mite burrows, it lays eggs in the surface layer of the skin. Several days later the eggs hatch and the mites begin to move.

Scabies is highly contagious through skin to skin contact. Although the mite doesn't live very long away from people, it...

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