Scabies

Scabies is a contagious skin infestation due to mites. You can catch scabies from direct contact with another infected person (ordinary skin contact or sexual contact), or from infected towels, bedclothes, etc. Symptoms include itch and a rash that often ...

... More »

Related Articles

  • Infestations: Infestations refers to a body being infested with a larger creature or parasite, rather than a smaller virus, fungi, or ...

      ... More on Infestations  »

  • Itch: Itch or “itchiness” is also known as “pruritus” and has many causes. Causes range from a minor local skin condition ...

      ... More on Itch  »

  • Rash: The causes of a rash on the skin are many. There are literally hundreds and it can take some time ...

      ... More on Rash  »

Related Symptom Topics

Read more about these related symptoms:

...

... More Symptoms »

Related Disease and Condition Topics

Read about these diseases and medical conditions related to Scabies:

...

... More Diseases »

Note: This site is for informational purposes only and is not medical advice. See your doctor or other qualified medical professional for all your medical needs.