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Scabies: Cause, Symptoms & Treatment


Scabies (from Latin: scabere, “to scratch”) is a common ectoparasitic infestation caused by the mite Sarcoptes scabiei. Colloquially it is also known as the seven-year itch. Cause Scabies is classified by the WHO as a water-related disease. It is a contagious infection caused by mite Sarcoptes scabiei and is most commonly transmitted by direct skin-to-skin […]

Psoriasis: Causes, Complications & Treatment


Psoriasis is a papulosquamous disease i.e. papules or plaques covered with scales. It is a skin and joint disease. It affects about 1-2% of general population. An uncommon variety of Psoriasis known as Pustular and erythrodermic psoriasis which occurs due to the withdrawal of systemic corticosteroids may be life-threatening to the patient. Causes The exact […]