Scabies mites burrow into the outer layers of human skin, causing itching, a rash, and sometimes skin sores. The scabies mites are spread through close contact with an infested person, such as by touching or by sleeping in the same bed.
Current as of: October 31, 2019
Author: Healthwise Staff Medical Review: Adam Husney MD - Family Medicine Martin J. Gabica MD - Family Medicine
Medical Review:Adam Husney MD - Family Medicine & Martin J. Gabica MD - Family Medicine