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Communications, Inc. All rights reserved.
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.
ByHealthwise StaffPrimary Medical ReviewerAdam Husney, MD - Family MedicineSpecialist Medical ReviewerJohn Pope, MD - Pediatrics
Current as ofMarch 12, 2014
Current as of:
March 12, 2014
Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine & John Pope, MD - Pediatrics
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