Scabies is a highly contagious skin disease. Ideally, an infected person should minimize personal contact with other people in order to protect them from the infection.
The Scabies parasite is known to burrow under the skin and lay eggs. It is not termed as medical emergency, but it sure can be transmitted from one person to another by sharing of personal items and skin to skin contact.
The itching can be relieved with the help of home remedies and use of antihistamines.
But the mites cannot be scrubbed out and the only way to eradicate them is to break their life... more