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How Do You Get Scabies? Topic Guide

How Do You Get Scabies? How Do You Get Scabies?: Scabies is a skin condition caused by mites that is transmitted through skin-to-skin contact, including sexual contact. Not only should an infected person be treated to prevent the spread of the infestation, but that person's home furnishings and bedclothes need to be thoroughly disinfected.

How Do You Get Scabies? Topic Guide - Visuals

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How Do You Get Scabies? Topic Guide - Medications and Vitamins

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permethrin topical Permethrin Topical

Permethrin is an anti-parasite medication...learn more »

lindane topical Lindane Topical

Lindane is an anti-parasite medicine. Lindane topical (for the skin) kills certain parasites that live or lay eggs in your skin or hair...learn more »