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Is scabies a contagious disease?
7 doctors weighed in

Dr. Andria Johnson
Family Medicine
2 doctors agree
In brief: Yes!
A very contagious problem. It is passed by close contact with the infected individual.
Wash bed sheets and clothing with hot water and detergent. See your doctor for further treatment.

In brief: Yes!
A very contagious problem. It is passed by close contact with the infected individual.
Wash bed sheets and clothing with hot water and detergent. See your doctor for further treatment.
Dr. Andria Johnson
Dr. Andria Johnson
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Dr. Kevin Windisch
Pediatrics
2 doctors agree
In brief: Sort of
The rash is not contagious.
The mite that causes the allergy that in turn causes the rash is contagious.

In brief: Sort of
The rash is not contagious.
The mite that causes the allergy that in turn causes the rash is contagious.
Dr. Kevin Windisch
Dr. Kevin Windisch
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Dr. Michael Ein
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease
In brief: Yes
Scabies is highly contagious.

In brief: Yes
Scabies is highly contagious.
Dr. Michael Ein
Dr. Michael Ein
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