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A 34-year-old member asked:

My roommate has scabies, is it contagious? do i have it too?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
Scabies = contagious: 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 scabies. You may or may not have scabies at this time.
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