How does a person get scabies?

Answer A person usually contracts scabies from prolonged, direct skin contact with an infested person.CauseScabies is a condition in which microscopic mites dig into the top layer of the skin, where they ... Read More »

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How did i get scabies?

Scabies is a highly itchy skin condition caused by infestation with the mite Sarcoptes scabiei. Anyone who is near someone who has scabies is at some risk of becoming infested with the mites.Close ... Read More »

Can a dog get scabies?

On One Hand: Species and SemanticsWhen a dog contracts scabies, it is called sarcoptic mange. Sarcoptic mange is caused by the Sarcoptes scabiei parasite. This parasite is the same parasite that ca... Read More »

Is it an abrasion or scabies?

On One Hand: Scabies Looks like Little Red BumpsWhen scabies develops, it will cause little red bumps to appear on the surface of the skin. According to the American Academy of Dermatology, these b... Read More »

Why do people get scabies?

Scabies is a painful, itchy skin condition caused by the human itch mite (Sarcoptes scabiei). Scabies is more common where people are in cramped conditions, but can happen anywhere.IdentificationT... Read More »