What could possibly be worse than having bed bugs? These creatures live in your bed, your sacred site of rest during your most vulnerable, defenseless hours. The unsettling experience of waking up to find remnants of an invasion from parasitic insects crawling all over your body night after night drive some people to therapy. At least once while living in New York City a person will hallucinate having or actually have bedbugs. They’re existence is unnerving in this city.
But at least bedbugs live in your bed and not in your skin. People seeking scabies treatment can attest to having one of the grossest skin conditions Mother Nature could conjure.
Scabies is caused by an infestation of an adult, female scabies mite that has burrowed into the upper layer of the skin. These parasitic mites set up shop there, living, feeding and depositing their eggs, which then hatch and spread to other parts of their food source and free housing, your skin. Their activity causes red marks and rashes on the skin followed with terrible itching. Also unlike bedbugs, scabies mites are nearly microscopic and skin irritation may not appear for 4-6 weeks. So these bugs can live in your skin for over a month without you seeing them or noticing any symptoms.
Whether you know you have scabies or not you may spread them to people you come into close physical contact with. The main mode of scabies distribution is from skin to skin contact with a person who already suffers from the condition. Thus people who live in close quarters with others or visit crowded areas are more at risk of experiencing an outbreak.
If you feel you have scabies, don’t bother calling an exterminator call internist nyc instead.. The one happy fact about scabies compared to bedbugs is that while bedbugs can live for months without food, scabies do not survive for more than 48-72 hours away from a person. So the important thing is rid yourself and others close to you of them.
If you are unsure of your condition, call a medical clinic NYC to make an appointment for a diagnosis. If you have it, your physician will prescribe you scabies treatment medication called scabicides that kills scabies mites and sometimes their eggs. Your doctor should also offer a cream that must be applied all over your body, from the top of your neck down to between your toes, to be left on for a certain amount of time before being washed off. Any sexual partners or people you are living with also need to make an appointment to be inspected.
If you’re looking for the right scabies treatment nyc in New York to take your case, visit this Manhattan walk in clinic located in Midtown East. Their doctor treats all skin conditions and provides his patients with quick, effective medications. The staff is also extremely sensitive and respectful to its patients’ needs, so you won’t feel any embarrassment when coming in.