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A 47-year-old member asked:

What are signs of scabies?

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Dr. Walid Abuhammour
Pediatrics 39 years experience
Skin lesions: Skin papules with burrows are seen . Also signs of itching.
Dr. Coyle Connolly
Dermatology 30 years experience
Scabies : Scabies is very itchy and involves the fingers, wrists , underarms, waistline, and groin area.

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A 27-year-old member asked:

What are are scabies?

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Dr. Cindy Juster
Pediatrics 37 years experience
Infesting parasite: Scabies is a common infestation caused by the arthropod sarcoptes scabiei. The mite is transmitted via prolonged direct human contact. The main presenting symptoms include rash and severe itching. If you think you might have scabies, please see your doctor and get treatment soon!
Last updated Aug 9, 2018
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