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Scabies Skin Sores

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Scabies often produces a series of skin sores and rashes. These sores often appear after a period of intense itching and may look like tiny curving tracks. These symptoms are a result of the scabies mite tunneling under the upper layers of the skin. Sometimes you can see a small blister or the mite itself, which looks like a tiny black dot, at the end of a track.

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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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