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A 17-year-old female asked:

I have the exact same symptoms for scabies. scabies is contagious but no one else in my house and gotten it and theyve slept beside me at one point. ?

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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 47 years experience
Overlapping patterns: Itching a lot with a rash may/may not be scabies. They would pass more easily in certain close contact settings, but some people seem to pick them up from unknown sources. The only way to be sure what you have is be evaluated. If it is you caqn be treated, if something else it would be treated differently.
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