Scabies in children: how to get rid
Scabies in children related to infectious diseases of the skin. The disease is caused by itch mites, which can be located on the skin surface and inside it.
It should be noted that only the female mites cause damage and lead to unpleasant symptoms as males almost immediately after fertilization die. Deferred eggs develop within 2-3 weeks, and the average duration of about 2 months. Larvae and adults can not withstand high temperatures and exposure to steam, therefore when boiling and proglazhivanii iron die instantly. There is a list of resources that are just as detrimental influence on the life of parasites: carbolic acid, certain types of essential oils, sulfur dioxide, creolin, xylene, etc. Hidden or scabies incubation period is from 1 to 6 weeks, depending on the area affected, and the number of mites on the skin. After that, the victim person feels a strong itching (especially at night), there are a variety of skin rashes, bloody scabs are formed, can be traced itch moves. Scratching and damage to one area of the skin can not help increase the damaged area by the spread of infection. Usually, scabies in children affects the lateral surfaces of the fingers, wrist, elbow, ankle, foot. In very young children can be hit the head, face, neck. In principle, the rash may be localized to virtually any part of the baby's body. Due to frequent irritation of the skin in infants (sudamen, diathesis) the initial stage of scabies is recognized immediately, making it difficult to further process treatment. To mange the children ceased to be an annoying problem and no longer mar the life of the child and his parents, it is necessary to begin treatment promptly. Typically, it involves the use of drugs antiscabietic local destination and compliance with hygiene requirements. It is also effective to use a 10% emulsion of benzyl benzoate. 200 ml of benzyl requires 780 ml of water and 20 g of green soap (for children diluted in half with water). The shelf life of the slurry is not more than a week in a dark place. Before use Shake well and rub into the skin of the child for 10 minutes. Use as a treatment and ointments, which include coal tar or sulfur. The facility also rubbed into the skin of the child (preferably overnight), the next day you need to wash your body with soap and water. The method involves the use Demyanova hyposulfite solution (30-40%) and hydrochloric acid (3.4%). First you need to rub hypo, and after 10 minutes of use hydrochloric acid. But the delicate baby skin does not require heavy rubbing, which can cause irritation. If there are severe itching and burning of the drug, its use should be discontinued and restore skin zinc ointment and restorative therapy. It should be noted that the treatment must go through all the family members, who were in direct contact with the child since children scabies is highly contagious and can manifest themselves later. Also, it is advisable to boil or promorozit all personal items, toys, clothes. To avoid an allergic reaction came from a variety of drugs, experts prescribe antihistamines and pre giposensibilizirubschie funds. Doctors recommend the treatment of baby mittens to wear it, so he did not have the opportunity to spread the infection throughout the area of the body. Also in this case used drugs do not get the kid in the eye or mouth. It is advisable, in addition to the basic treatment to introduce biologically active additives with which strengthens the immune defense of the child's body. You also need to strictly observe personal hygiene rules and not be ashamed at first suspected it unpleasant disease consult your doctor.