Prescription Treatments For Head Lice And Scabies: Their Usage And Precautions

Posted on: 20 April 2015
Pediculosis and scabies are two common medical conditions, and both are caused by parasitic organisms. The head louse (Pediculus humanus capitis), a tiny wingless insect, is responsible for pediculosis, better known as head lice; the even smaller itch mite (Sarcoptes scabiei), is the culprit in the case of the skin disease scabies. While significant medical complications from each condition are rare, both conditions cause annoying itching and are a source for embarrassment.
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