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A 21-year-old member asked:

Can someone be re-infested with scabies?

2 doctor answers2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics 34 years experience
Yes: A person does not get immunity to scabies after suffering one scabies infestation. However, most people who are old enough to remember the misery of having a scabies rash will go out of their way to avoid getting scabies again.
Dr. Robert Jackson
Dermatology 44 years experience
Yes: Yes, you can get it again from another person who has it.
Last updated Oct 3, 2016
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