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Can you contact scabies from animals?

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Dr. Arlo Miller
Dermatology

In brief: No

It is a human mite only.
Animals do not carry it.

In brief: No

It is a human mite only.
Animals do not carry it.
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Dr. Michael Silverman
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease

In brief: Rarely

Almost always human to human transmission but the host are mites do maybe you can get from them but very unlikely.

In brief: Rarely

Almost always human to human transmission but the host are mites do maybe you can get from them but very unlikely.
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Dr. Michael Silverman
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