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Can scabies infection make you feel run down and anxious? What other physical symptoms could it present?

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Dr. Joseph Eastern
Dermatology

In brief: Just itching

Mostly, scabies just itches.
A lot. Any affliction can make you anxious if you worry/obsess about it, but a scabies infestation (yes, it's an infestation, not an infection) gets no deeper than the upper layers of skin, and cannot by itself cause systemic symptoms such as anxiety or malaise.

In brief: Just itching

Mostly, scabies just itches.
A lot. Any affliction can make you anxious if you worry/obsess about it, but a scabies infestation (yes, it's an infestation, not an infection) gets no deeper than the upper layers of skin, and cannot by itself cause systemic symptoms such as anxiety or malaise.
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