Where Does Scabies Come from?


Scabies are caused by caused by an eight-legged mite (Sarcoptes scabiei var. hominis). The life cycle of the scabies mite starts when the female burrows into the skin and deposits her eggs. Scabies is spread by protracted skin-to-skin contact with a person who carries the mite.
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Scabies is passed on by close skin to skin contact. Sexual activity is the most common
Not Medical Advice:Scabies is caused by an infestation of the skin by the human itch mite. Common symptoms are intense itching and a pimple-like skin rash.
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Scabies is a skin infestation caused by a tiny microscopic bug known as the human itch mite. This mite is usually passed from skin to skin. It can also be transmitted through infested clothing or bedding. Scabies mites can live on your skin for up to two months. They mate on your skin’s surface, and then the females burrow into your skin. . . More »
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Scabies comes from the same virus that causes chicken pox, which is called Varicella Zoster. The only difference is, scabies affect one side of your body instead of all over your body. You can find more information at www.shingles.com
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