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Scabies (cont.)

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Itching can last for two weeks or more after successful treatment and does not necessarily indicate that the treatment failed. Repeat examination by a doctor in two weeks is recommended if there is persistent itching after treatment.

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Human scabies is an intensely pruritic skin infestation caused by the host-specific mite, Sarcoptes scabiei var hominis.

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