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Scabies Mite

Scabies Mite

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Scabies mites burrow into the outer layers of human skin, causing itching, a rash, and sometimes skin sores. The scabies mites are spread through close contact with an infested person, such as by touching or by sleeping in the same bed.

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ByHealthwise Staff

Primary Medical ReviewerAdam Husney, MD - Family Medicine

Specialist Medical ReviewerJohn Pope, MD - Pediatrics

Current as ofMarch 12, 2014

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