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Where do scabies mites usually live?

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Dr. Jeffrey Hick
Dermatology
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In brief: Circle of Hebra

Hands, armpits, chest, abdomen, waist, genitalia, buttocks, lower back.

In brief: Circle of Hebra

Hands, armpits, chest, abdomen, waist, genitalia, buttocks, lower back.
Dr. Jeffrey Hick
Dr. Jeffrey Hick
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Dr. Morris Westfried
Dermatology

In brief: Under the top layer

Scabies live inside the skin and are prone to affect certain areas, wrist ankles, nipples armpits, genitalia, waistline.
It spreads from animals to humans or from one human to another with a 4 week incubation period. It is very itchy at night and can be safely treated with elimite (permethrin). Even in children or pregnant women.

In brief: Under the top layer

Scabies live inside the skin and are prone to affect certain areas, wrist ankles, nipples armpits, genitalia, waistline.
It spreads from animals to humans or from one human to another with a 4 week incubation period. It is very itchy at night and can be safely treated with elimite (permethrin). Even in children or pregnant women.
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