In some of the skin related diseases, rashes do appear. But the Scabies rashes are different from rashes of any other disease in many aspects. In fact most of the attributes of this disease are different from the others and similar is the case with its rashes.
These rashes are very small in size. They are so tiny that sometimes you can touch them but can’t see them. The only thing that you are able to see is a red skin. But as your roll your hand over this affected area, you can feel these small rashes. Basically these rashes are small bumps or blisters that are red in color. The color of these rashes is not dark red but they appear in pinkish red color so it is easier to identify the rashes.
Scabies rashes are not spread all over the body. There are confined to a specific area. The body areas affected from Scabies rashes differ in cases of adults and kids. In adults they appear between fingers, wrists, knees and elbows. In case of adults, these rashes are not found in the body area above neck. However in kids, they can affect any body area including head and face.
Some people think that a single bump means one parasite is in it. This is not true since you can see a hundred bumps during Scabies but no more than 15 parasites are active at the time. So all the bumps are not dangerous however they need to be treated through proper medication for better looking skin. So it is good to know that every bump that you see is not a bug.
The bumps that appear in this disease are medically called as papules. In few cases, they may well contain blood crusts as well. The symptoms of Scabies are quite obvious. There can be some difference in the symptoms of Scabies in case of adults and kids but overall they are the same. The tiny red rashes, making skin look pinkish red.
Scabies appear as thread like projection normally gray, brown or red in color. It is described as burrows. Sometimes people might be confused as they see scratch marks on their skin that cause itching. They think it to be Scabies, which is certainly not the case. If you scratch your affected skin, you might get the Scabies parasite under your nails which can be transmitted to some other part of the body causing the same problem.