Skip Ribbon Commands
Skip to main content

Scabies - Symptoms

Patients present with severe itch that is usually worse at nights.

Skin rashes include scratched, red bumps and small burrows. Common areas affected are web spaces between the fingers and toes, wrists, ankles, armpits, waist and genitals.

Sometimes, after excessive scratching, bacterial infection can occur, and the rashes become weepy and painful.

After treatment, itching will improve but can last for up to a few months.

Scabies - How to prevent?

Scabies - Preparing for surgery

Scabies - Post-surgery care

Scabies - Other Information

The information provided is not intended as medical advice. Terms of use. Information provided by SingHealth

Discover articles,videos, and guides afrom Singhealth's resources across the web. These information are collated, making healthy living much easier for everyone.