A member asked:

Can someone be re-infested with scabies?

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Dr. Robert Kwok answered

Specializes in Pediatrics

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.

Answered Dec 9, 2013



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Dr. Robert Jackson answered

Specializes in Dermatology

Yes, you can get it again from another person who has it.

Answered Oct 3, 2016



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