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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Contact: Scabies is usually spread by close physical contact. It can also be spread by using the same bedding or clothing as someone who is infected with scabi ... Read More

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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shalabh Bansal
12 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: Scabies is easily spreadable to members of a household. He should be treated and all clothing, blankets, etc... Washed in hot water.
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susan Arnoult
24 years experience Family Medicine
Keep treating: Sometimes it takes several treatments or change of cream to get rid of the infestation. Be sure that you have washed all linens in hot water and put ... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Voron
50 years experience Dermatology
Yes to both: Folliculitis could spread from one area to the whole body in a couple of days. The rash and itching associated with scabies could also spread from on ... Read More
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Yes: Visit this site for info: https://emedicalhub.com/rash-on-palms-and-soles/
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Tomeo
37 years experience Dermatology
Unlikely: Although scabies is usually passed through human contact. However , animals do have a form of scabies that can spread to humans.
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Scabies tx: If you have scabies it can require a fair effort to get rid of it. First, you and all the members of your household will need to be treated. Ivermecti ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pedro Hernandez
39 years experience Geriatrics
Doubt it but...: Transmission usually occurs via direct skin-to-skin contact, seen most commonly in overcrowded living conditions.Scabies tends to peak in colder seaso ... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joseph Bark
48 years experience Dermatology
Scabies: It is very possible that you did not have scabies at all. If your practitioner did not scrape the lesions actually see the mites, the possibility of s ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alfredo Garcia
55 years experience Pediatrics
Scabies: Please consult your doctor to get a prescription that can be used for both you and your daughter. It is a lotion that gets applied on your body from t ... Read More

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