Is scabies contagious?

Answer Scabies is an extremely contagious skin condition caused by tiny mites that burrow under the skin. Physicians often recommend treating entire families because scabies is so easily spread from one p... Read More »

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If a person dies of a contagious disease is corpse contagious?

Bud, the answer is sometimes yes. It depends both on the nature of of the contagious bug and the amount of time and how much drying has occurred. All contagious organisms begin to die when the in... Read More »

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 scabies infectious?

Scabies is an irritable skin condition caused by eight-legged, burrowing mites. These mites move quickly from host to host. Among family or work groups, scabies can be highly infectious.CauseScabie... Read More »