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How do u get scabies?

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Dr. Tanya Russo answered

Specializes in Pediatrics

Scabies: The scabies mite is a microscopic parasite that is passed from the skin of an infected person to another, usually by close physical contact. The mite only lives up to 3 days off the human body because it requires a very specific temperature to live and breed.

Answered 9/14/2018

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