Scabies and head lice are diseases often associated with poverty and poor hygiene, and this is why both still remain taboo. However, both conditions are not synonymous with a lack of hygiene. But while we now have new treatments that help us get rid of scabies, head lice are becoming increasingly resistant to current treatments.
Treatments for scabies
The disease is transmitted by mites, tiny insects. Scabies has nothing to do with hygiene. Two forms of the disease exist: a common form that is not very contagious, and another one which is very contagious. In this case, the treatment of the disease must be extended to all persons who have been in contact with the patient, otherwise a re-infestation can occur.
The treatment of scabies…