A member asked:

Can you contact scabies from animals?

2 doctors weighed in across 2 answers
Dr. Michael Silverman answered

Specializes in Infectious Disease

Rarely : Almost always human to human transmission but the host are mites do maybe you can get from them but very unlikely.

Answered 9/28/2016


Dr. Arlo Miller answered

Specializes in Dermatology

No : It is a human mite only. Animals do not carry it.

Answered 3/24/2013



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