A 59-year-old female asked:
Is scabies caused from being dirty?
2 doctor answers • 2 doctors weighed in
General Practice 28 years experience
Scabies: Scabies is gotten from another person's infected skin. Not sure what you mean by the word 'dirty'. In medicine being sexual is not 'dirty' it is normal and healthy.
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Psychiatry 25 years experience
No, Being physically: Dirty doesn't cause scabies. Scabies is usually spread by close physical contact. It can also be spread by using the same bedding or clothing as someone who is infected with scabies.
4.6k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
Last updated Dec 18, 2016
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