A 48-year-old member asked:
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can you tell me if i have scabies do i have aids?

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Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Not necessarily: Scabies is a skin mite that can infect normal individuals from infancy to adulthood.It is not specific to aids patients.
Answered on Mar 10, 2014

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