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Description of Scabies

DefinitionAccording to dictionary definition  Scabies is an itchy skin condition caused by the microscopic mite Sarcoptes scabiei. It is common all over the world and can affect anyone. Scabies spreads faster in crowded conditions where there is frequent skin-to-skin contact between people.    Causes and Risk FactorsAccording to dictionary definition  Scabies can easily infect sex partners and other household members. Sharing clothes, towels, and bedding can sometimes spread scabies. This can happen much more easily when the infested person has crusted scabies.  Signs and SymptomsAccording to dictionary definition  Common symptoms are:1. Pimple-like irritations or a rash2. Intense itching, especially at night3. Sores caused by scratching  InvestigationsAccording to dictionary definition  Your doctor may examine you physically. He may observe your skin rashes.  Treatment and PreventionAccording to dictionary definition  1. Several lotions are available to treat scabies.2. The infected person’s clothes, bedding, and towels should be washed in hot water and dried in a hot dryer  Centers for Disease Control and Prevention