This video is about Gay Men’s Sexual Health Scabies Scabies is an infection with tiny mites that burrow under the skin. Scabies presents with very itchy skin, usually between the fingers and on the webbing of the fingers. The itch is normally worse after a hot shower. Scabies treatment is a topical lotion or cream, applied to the skin head to toe to allow penetration of the skin where the mites can be found. You will also need to clean all clothing, underwear, towels, sheets and any other materials that may have been exposed.