I tried to sneak in a quick scratch every time Bachardy looked down, but I must have looked like a crazy person with scabies.
There they had to deal with a great deal of smallpox and in another case with scabies which they stamped out in one small village.
The Guinea pig, like the rabbit, suffers from scabies and coccidiosis.
From them it is evident that the same insect inhabits the scabies of Sweden and Madeira.
Is the grade of cutaneous irritation the same in all cases of scabies?
Cases of erysipelas, scarlatina, scabies, and diphtheria were met with in small numbers.
Mercury is used for chronic and syphilitic laryngitis and pharyngitis; sulphur for scabies and other skin diseases.
Many cases are known of the disease being contracted from animals suffering from scabies, or mange.
Kamala is also used externally by the natives of India in various skin complaints, particularly in scabies.
As for Sulphur, "the common people have long used it as an ointment" for scabies.
skin disease, "the itch," c.1400, from Latin scabies "mange, itch, roughness," from scabere "to scratch, scrape," from PIE root *(s)kep-, a base forming words meaning "to cut, scrape, hack" (cf. Gothic scaban, Old English sceafan "to scrape, shave;" Greek skaptein "to dig;" "Old Church Slavonic skobli "scraper;" Lithuanian skabus "sharp," skabeti "to cut;" Lettish skabrs "splintery, sharp"). Related: Scabious.
scabies sca·bies (skā'bēz)
A contagious skin disease caused by Sarcoptes scabiei and characterized by intense itching.
A similar disease in animals.