Sarcoptes scabiei

What is Sarcoptes scabiei?

It is an itch mite that borrows into the human skin and cause scabies.

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I'm a 27 year old healthy fit white female. I've had severe itching for about a month now. The itching is everywhere and so severe that I cannot...

doctor1 MD

Hello;
Thanks for your query.
There are several causes of itching and common cause of itching are:-
- Dry skin
-Generalized itching without...

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I am a 40 year old female. I weight about 184 and am 5 feet. Recently I kept getting a cluster of little red itchy bumps behind my ear. They went...

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Hello,

Thanks for posting your query.

From the symptoms that you have described, there are many possibilities for these kind of itchy bumps. These...

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I have a brown/red spot that appears on my right thumb the last few mornings and then disappears. It actually surrounds an old burn area that has...

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Hello,
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The brown/ red spot near an old scar is likely to be due to mild inflammatory changes in the scar tissue. In...

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