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A 21-year-old female asked:

My s/o family member is being treated for scabies, she has no symtoms but being treated. is she contagious even if she has no lesions? stay away?

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Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 45 years experience
Relax: Even if the person you love is crawling with scabies, that's no reason not to snuggle up and be happy together. You can both be treated at the same time. Congratulations on your relationship and best wishes to you both.

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