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Is scabies a sign of HIV?

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is scabies a sign of HIV?
Posted Sun, 31 Aug 2014 in Skin Hair and Nails
 
 
Answered by Dr. T Chandrakant 1 hour later
No, not at all.
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Follow-up: Is scabies a sign of HIV? 6 minutes later
can it be?
 
 
Answered by Dr. T Chandrakant 57 minutes later
Brief Answer:
Can NOT be.

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Hi.
Scabies can not be a sign of HIV .
Scabies is caused by a parasite and have no relation to the causes of HIV.

The most remote relation is - the person who has both the HIV and scabies, can transmit both the diseases to another person. Otherwise there is no other relation.
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