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My chihuahua has some dead skin in his ears and tends to scratch his ear. Is that a fungus I might catch?

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Dr. Tara Passow
Dermatology

In brief: Mange more likely

The problem sounds more like mange, which is caused by mites.
These mites can bite you and cause itchy bumps, but don't live on humans like the scabies mite does.

In brief: Mange more likely

The problem sounds more like mange, which is caused by mites.
These mites can bite you and cause itchy bumps, but don't live on humans like the scabies mite does.
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