The doctor Victor Pou Soaresreferred to press reports that report an outbreak of a skin lesion similar to scabies. “If it is similar, that is not a diagnosis, so we recommend waiting for more conclusive information,” said the dermatologist, who indicated that if it is scabies, it is a skin problem that can be treated in Dominican Republic.
It was not possible to establish contact with the authorities of the Ministry of Health to know the level of information they have on the subject.
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Pou Soares He said that almost always skin diseases are linked to lack of hygiene, overcrowding and poverty.
It is recommended that in the face of any eventuality, itchiness on the skin, people go to their dermatologist and do not self-medicate. The first thing that is recommended is that people continue their normal life and in case of presenting an injury, go to the specialist.
In the press, during the holiday of Holy Week it was noted that the Haitian Ministry of Public Health (MSPP), has warned the population of a highly contagious form of skin infection that is similar to scabies. The problem has been detected in several areas of the country, as reported by the health authority in a statement released.