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Mites


Mites belong to the family (arachnid) that includes spiders, ticks, and scorpions, but mites are barely visible with the naked eye. Some mites are parasites that live on humans or other animals and may cause diseases such as typhus, scabies, and mange.

ByHealthwise Staff
Primary Medical ReviewerAdam Husney, MD - Family Medicine
Specialist Medical ReviewerJohn Pope, MD - Pediatrics
Last RevisedJanuary 23, 2013

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