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What is the typical incubation period of scabies?

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Dr. Morris Westfried
Dermatology
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In brief: 4 weeks

You will typically not feel or see anything during that 4 week period.
You should be treated if you were exposed to prevent infection.

In brief: 4 weeks

You will typically not feel or see anything during that 4 week period.
You should be treated if you were exposed to prevent infection.
Dr. Morris Westfried
Dr. Morris Westfried
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Dr. Joseph Bark
Dermatology
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In brief: Sarcoptes scabiei

Scabies are a contagious parasite which crawls onto another person's skin.
It generally takes weeks down to a few days fort this to start producing symptoms. Experts have said that there is a real paucity of scabies in the areas, but when i make this diagnosis, I have usually found a mite in almost every spot.

In brief: Sarcoptes scabiei

Scabies are a contagious parasite which crawls onto another person's skin.
It generally takes weeks down to a few days fort this to start producing symptoms. Experts have said that there is a real paucity of scabies in the areas, but when i make this diagnosis, I have usually found a mite in almost every spot.
Dr. Joseph Bark
Dr. Joseph Bark
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