Scabies

This is a parasitic infection of various layers of ephithelium of skin.The symptoms starts with itching and inflammation/eruptions on the skin.The infection affects the skin of the body,starting usually from folds,eruptions on fingers and toes

Symptoms/Problems Remedy Frequency(doses)
Head remedy;itching with burning or soreness after scratching Sulphur 2X or 6 4 hourly
Pustular eruptions;specially on bends of elbows;itching worse from heat and at night Sulphur 30 and Mercurius sol.30 4 hourly(alternatively)
With soreness in folds of skin;involuntary urination while coughing or walking;better in humid climate Causticum 30 or 200 4 hourly
Eruptions on bends of knees;pustular with burning and itching;better by warmth Arsenic alb.30 or 200 4 hourly(3)
Bluish;pustular eruptions;patient feels worse after sleep Lachesis 30 or 200 4 hourly(3)
Chronic cases when itch returns in every spring;burning in food pipe Acid-sulph.30 4 hourly
Itch of genital organs;numbness of skin;numbness of arms Ambra gr.30 4 hourly
Itching;small reddish eruptions;worse by cold and after rest Rhus tox.30 4 hourly
Chronic cases;itching and soreness;intercurrent remedy Psorinum 0/6 and above 4 hourly
Pustular,painful eruptions;sensitive to touch;chilly patient Hepar sulph.30 4 hourly
Intense itching;scratches till it bleeds;itching worse from warmth of bed Mezereum 30 4 hourly
Scabies with honey like discharge;stools constipated Graphites 4 hourly


For External Use:

Sulphur Q mixed in oil or Benzyl benzoate solution should be used;clothes of the patient should be washed in boiling water for 3 - 4 days regularly

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