New Epidemic Exploded; There Is A Serious Increase In Cases
Experts warned citizens about scabies, which has increased in the number of cases in recent days. So, how is scabies transmitted? What are the symptoms of scabies? In how many days does scabies appear? How long does it take for scabies to heal? Details are here…
It was noteworthy that it was stated that the diagnosis of scabies in patients who went to the hospital with the complaint of itching has increased since 2018. Looking at the data on scabies cases, experts feared that the data in 2022 and 2021 showed an increase of 50 percent and gradually increased.
THINGS TO BE CONSIDERED IN THE TREATMENT OF SCALES
Experts said that scabies parasites can live outside the human body for up to 36 hours. For this reason, he emphasized that the drugs used at home during the treatment process should be cleaned with special drugs and the laundry should be washed at 60 degrees.
ATTENTION IF MORE THAN ONE PERSON IS ITCHING IN THE SAME ENVIRONMENT
Experts, who said that if more than one person in the same environment suffers from itching, scabies should be suspected, and that everyone living in the same environment should undergo the treatment process.
15 MINUTES OF CONTACT
Experts stated that those who came to the hospital with the complaint of scabies in the first period applied individually, but then the applications were made as a family.
He underlined that scabies spreads through transmission and at least 15 minutes of contact.
It has been revealed that scabies, which increases more in environmental living areas, is caused by spending a long time in a closed environment.
Experts emphasized the importance of treating other family members, even if they do not have symptoms, if someone in the family applies to the hospital with a complaint of scabies.
Experts say that many people are late for medical treatment because they are ashamed of their scabies or because they search for their own solutions on the internet. However, scabies is a public problem and a disease that cannot be eliminated by itself. It is absolutely necessary to consult a doctor and start treatment as soon as possible.
EARLY DIAGNOSIS IS IMPORTANT IN THE TREATMENT OF SCALES
As in many diseases, early diagnosis is of great importance in cases of scabies. In case of delay in treatment, serious damage to the skin may occur due to excessive itching. After these damages, the person’s body will become open to infections and will negatively affect daily life.
DIAGNOSIS AND TREATMENT IS SIMPLE
Experts can make a diagnosis quickly by using very simple methods of diagnosing scabies treatment. However, it is an easy disease to treat, but the process requires discipline.
In a family with a case of scabies, all family members should be involved in this process and take the treatment seriously until the end of the process. Experts said that the treatment of scabies was completed in a period of one month under normal conditions.