Scabies Related Diseases & Conditions

Medical conditions are often related to other diseases and conditions. Our doctors have compiled a list of ailments related to the topic of Scabies. These conditions may be a cause or symptom of Scabies or be a condition for which you may be at increased risk.

  • Rash The word "rash" means an outbreak of red bumps on the body. The way people use this term, "a rash" can refer to many different...learn more »
  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases in Women (STDs) Sexually transmitted diseases, or STDs, are infections that are transmitted during any type of sexual exposure, including...learn more »
    In This Article
    Sexually Transmitted Diseases in Women (STDs) Article
    • Sexually transmitted diseases (STD) facts
    • What are sexually transmitted diseases (STDs)?
    • Gonorrhea
    • Chlamydia
    • Syphilis
    • Genital Herpes
    • Human Papillomaviruses (HPVs) and Genital Warts
    • Chancroid
    • Ectoparasitic Infections
    • Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) and Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS)
    • Hepatitis B
    • Hepatitis C
    • Conclusions
  • Itching (Pruritus) Itching can be a common problem. Itches can be localized or generalized. There are many causes of itching to include: infection...learn more »
    In This Article
    Itching (Pruritus) Article
    • Itch facts
    • What is an itch?
    • What are associated symptoms and signs of itching (pruritus)?
    • What causes itching?
    • How is the cause of itching diagnosed?
    • Should people scratch the itch?
    • What are topical itch treatments? Are there any home remedies for itching?
    • What are oral itch treatments?
    • Can itching be prevented?
    • When should the doctor be consulted for itching (pruritus)?
    • What are possible complications of itching?
    • What is the prognosis (outlook) for itching?
  • STDs in Men Sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) are infections transmitted during sexual contact. They may be caused by viruses, bacteria,...learn more »
    In This Article
    STDs in Men Article
    • What are sexually transmitted diseases (STDs)
    • Who is at risk for STDs?
    • What causes STDs?
    • What are the signs and symptoms of STDs?
    • List of STDs in men
    • Chlamydia
    • Gonorrhea
    • Trichomoniasis
    • HIV
    • Genital herpes
    • Genital warts (HPV)
    • Hepatitis
    • Syphilis
    • How are STDs diagnosed?
    • What is the treatment for STDs?
    • What is the prognosis for STDs?
    • Can STDs be prevented?
  • Sleep A number of vital tasks carried out during sleep help maintain good health and enable people to function at their best. Sleep...learn more »
    In This Article
    Sleep Article
    • What is sleep?
    • What are the stages of sleep?
    • How much sleep does a person need?
    • Does the amount of sleep we need change as we age?
    • What are signs and symptoms of sleep deprivation?
    • What are and what causes sleep disorders?
    • How are sleep problems diagnosed?
    • How are sleep problems treated?
    • Sleep hygiene
    • Other therapies
    • Sleep aids (prescription and OTC)
    • Are sleep problems and disease related?
    • How can I get a good night's sleep?
  • Is Scabies Contagious? The Sarcoptes scabiei mite causes scabies in humans. Close skin-to-skin contact can transmit scabies. The incubation period for...learn more »
    In This Article
    Is Scabies Contagious? Article
    • What is scabies?
    • Is scabies contagious?
    • How will I know if I have scabies? What is the incubation period for scabies?
    • How is scabies transmitted?
    • How will I know if I am cured of scabies?
    • When should I contact a medical caregiver about scabies?
  • Are Skin Rashes Contagious? Direct and indirect contact can spread some types of rashes from person to person. Rash treatment depends upon a rash's...learn more »
    In This Article
    Are Skin Rashes Contagious? Article
    • Are skin rashes contagious?
    • How will I know if I have a contagious rash?
    • How do contagious rashes spread?
    • How will I know when I am cured of a contagious rash?
    • When should I contact a medical caregiver about a rash?