Scabies/Lice

What are scabies/lice?

Scabies are microscopic mites that burrow into the top layer of the skin and lay eggs. Patient can develop a rash as an allergic response to the mites. Lice are insects that attach to human hair or clothing.

Why treat scabies/lice?

Scabies and lice cause itching and are contagious.

How is scabies treated at DTLA Derm?

Our board-certified dermatologists will perform an evaluation and skin scraping to diagnose your condition. We will prescribe medications, provide wound care instructions, and go over methods to prevent recurrence.

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