New Iberia, LA
A 19-year-old female asked:
How does scabies travel?
1 doctor answer • 1 doctor weighed in
Internal Medicine 15 years experience
Direct contact: Scabies is transmitted by direct contact of skin to skin, or to something that infested skin has contacted (i.e., sharing bedding, clothing, towels, etc).
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A 27-year-old member asked:
What are are scabies?
9 doctor answers • 21 doctors weighed in
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!
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Last updated Mar 17, 2018
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