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How can you tell itchy rash of scabies from a pregnancy related rash?
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Dr. Mika Hiramatsu
Pediatrics
In brief: Scabies gets worse
Scabies is a mite infestation, so without treatment it will get worse and worse.
It is extremely itchy, and often the bumps will bleed from all the scratching. Usually a pregnancy-related rash will not be so severe nor gradually worsen over time. Also, scabies is contagious; pregnancy obviously is not.

In brief: Scabies gets worse
Scabies is a mite infestation, so without treatment it will get worse and worse.
It is extremely itchy, and often the bumps will bleed from all the scratching. Usually a pregnancy-related rash will not be so severe nor gradually worsen over time. Also, scabies is contagious; pregnancy obviously is not.
Dr. Mika Hiramatsu
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