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Is there any difference between pediculosis and scabies?

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Dr. Michael Silverman
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease
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In brief: Yes

Scabies is caused by sarcoptes scabie and pedicels is is head lice so they're different.

In brief: Yes

Scabies is caused by sarcoptes scabie and pedicels is is head lice so they're different.
Dr. Michael Silverman
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Dr. Robert Jackson
Dermatology

In brief: Yes

Pediculosis is a louse.
Scabies is a mite. The treatment can be similar.

In brief: Yes

Pediculosis is a louse.
Scabies is a mite. The treatment can be similar.
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