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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Scabies: Scabies is a skin infection caused by a mite called sarcoptes scabiei. It can cause intense itching which worsens at night. If you check your skin y ... Read More

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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Scabies: Scabies in people is cause by a mite called sacroptes scabieivar. Hominis. Scabies looks like lines of burrows on skin made with little mounds or blis ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Traci Buxton
23 years experience Family Medicine
Elimite (permethrin): Scabies are a very small insect that burrow under the skin of an infected person and cause intense itching and a red rash, particularly on the hands, ... Read More
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Dr. Traci Buxton
23 years experience Family Medicine
Elimite (permethrin): Scabies is an infection caused by a small insect that can burrow under the skin of humans, especially between the fingers, toes and along the waistlin ... Read More
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A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
56 years experience Infectious Disease
Scabies: Scabies is an itchy, highly contagious skin condition caused by an infestation by the itch mite sarcoptes scabiei. Direct skin-to-skin contact is the ... Read More
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Greer
44 years experience Family Medicine
Bugs: These are nasty little critters that burrow under your skin and itch like crazy.Get to a dr soon and get some shampoo to kill them.They can spread ver ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Scabies: Scabies in people is cause by a mite called Sacroptes Scabieivar. Hominis.Scabies looks like lines of burrows on skin made w little mounds or blisters ... Read More
A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cindy Juster
36 years experience Pediatrics
Infesting parasite: Scabies is a common infestation caused by the arthropod sarcoptes scabiei. The mite is transmitted via prolonged direct human contact. The main presen ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tanya Russo
25 years experience Pediatrics
Scabies: The scabies mite is a microscopic parasite that is passed from the skin of an infected person to another, usually by close physical contact. The mite ... Read More
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
Still too common: Scabies happens in every town and every city in the United States. No parts of the country are immune from scabies. Even one case is too many. The key ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Luis Villaplana
35 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes : Yes, it is a people skin infection.

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