Excrement, the corridors and the mite itself, cause an allergic reaction, which explains the itch.
It is very contagious. You can get it through sexual contact, but also through sharing clothes and bedding.
Scabies is an ancient disease that was after the Second World War largely disappeared from our region. But lately he them again, especially in care for the disabled and elderly
Also in child care homes, schools and sheltered workshops and even in hospitals there would be an increase in the number of cases.
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Main symptom is itching all over the body, especially in the evening and at night, when the mite is active.
Even small vesicles are uncommon in some places where the mite is preferably ends, between the fingers, wrists, foot edge, ankle and instep, but also armpit, navel, the inner thighs, penis and around the nipples.
See also Article: Dealing with itching (prorates)
The doctor will examine the skin for the presence of corridors and scabies mites. The latter attempt is made to control for research. Out with a needle, the small passages in the skin with the naked eye. Because the scabies mite is preferably resides in the skin in body folds the hallways there can best be found. Scabies is almost never seen on the face or on the scalp. Are also seen red itchy bumps instead of corridors?
Especially in the armpits and buttocks