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Can I get scabies from my pet?
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Dr. Richard Bensinger
Ophthalmology
1 doctor agrees
In brief: No
The infestation on a pet is by a form of scabies which is incompatable with humans.
The only way you could get infected from this source is if you were profoundly sick or immunosupressed.

In brief: No
The infestation on a pet is by a form of scabies which is incompatable with humans.
The only way you could get infected from this source is if you were profoundly sick or immunosupressed.
Dr. Richard Bensinger
Dr. Richard Bensinger
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Dr. Robert Jackson
Dermatology
In brief: Yes
Yes, but it will usually go away because it is specific for your pet.

In brief: Yes
Yes, but it will usually go away because it is specific for your pet.
Dr. Robert Jackson
Dr. Robert Jackson
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