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Pediatrics Common Questions, Quick Answers

Scabies (Itch Mite Infestation)

Donna D'Alessandro, M.D.
Lindsay Huth, B.A.
Peer Review Status: Internally Reviewed
Creation Date: December 2001
Last Revision Date: April 2002


Common Questions, Quick Answers

What is scabies?

What causes scabies?

Who can get scabies?

What are the symptoms of scabies?

Is scabies contagious?

How is scabies treated?

How long does scabies last?

Can I prevent scabies?

When should I call the doctor?

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