The scabies bites

Identifying and Treatment Scabies Bites

Scabies is a parasitic skin infection caused by mites, specifically Sarcoptes scabiei var hominis. The mites burrow beneath the skin, triggering intense, unyielding itching and sometimes a rash. Worldwide, 200 million people are estimated to be experiencing scabies at any given moment.1

When it comes to scabies, early identification and treatment are imperative to help resolve and prevent the condition from spreading to others.

Learn more about scabies bites, how to confirm infection, treatment, and when to see your healthcare provider.

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