Scabies and Tinea Diseases

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Scabies Disease
a. Scabies Disease
Scabies is a contagious disease caused by small mites called Sarcoptes scabiei. The disease is common found in people who live in groups and less hygiene and less well maintained area, for example, in orphanages, boarding schools, army barracks, prison and others. In my opinion, it would be better to anticipate the presence of scabies disease and its transmission. Organizers and occupants of these places should pay more attention to the cleanliness of the environment, for example, the water used so that the disease does not occur.

The symptoms of scabies are severe itching, especially at night or when the patient sweats, red spots on the sidelines of the fingers, wrists, feet, armpits, stomach and other parts of the body.
Be aware that this disease is infectious disease and difficult to be eradicated. The transmission usually occurs by direct contact with patients. 

Scabies treatment should be done simultaneously, because if it is not simultaneously, it could be contagious diseases and infect other people that will eventually spread back.

b. Tinea Disease
Tinea causes are fungus of dermatophyte group consisting of three types; Trichophyton, Epidermophyton, and Microsporum.

Various kinds of tinea:
1. Corporis Tinea (tinea in the body)
2. Cruris Tinea (tinea in the groin area and buttocks)
3. Pedis Tinea (tinea in feet)
4. Unguium Tinea (tinea in the nail)
5. Capatis Tinea (tinea in the head)
6. Barbae Tinea (tinea in mustache or beard)

Tinea infection does not cause death but it can affect the quality of life of sufferers.
Characteristics and signs of tinea are usually spots on the skin, itching and stinging. If it is allowed, the ringworm will be more extensive, even the existing patches can assemble to form large "islands" in the body surface.

The cause of tinea is the lack of body hygiene, for example lazy bath, sweating a lot but no clothe change. Ringworm is a contagious disease, so it can be transmitted to others, for example by skin contact with an infected person, sharing towels, clothing exchange and others.

The tinea treatment is usually done by a doctor by providing anti-fungal drugs such as spreading cream. Generally cream is widely used from azoles, such as miconazole, ketoconazole, clotrimazole. The others may contain alilamin, benzilamin or piridon.
In case of severe tinea, usually the doctor will prescribe oral antifungal along with ointment. Drugs taken can be azoles e.g fluconazole, itraconazole, alilamin (terbinafine), or griseofulvin.

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