Scabies (Mites)

Scabies, or mites, is caused by an infestation of insect-like parasite called Sarcoptes scabiei. Common sites of infestation are: webs and sides of fingers and toes, pubic and groin area, bends of elbows and knees, wrists, navel, breasts, lower area of buttocks, penis and scrotum, and waist. Scabies can be cured with medicated creams.

  • Information To Live By: Crabs
    American Social Health Association overview of pubic lice/crabs: signs and symptoms, transmission, complications, prevention. Attention: Non-MDH link

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Updated Tuesday, 26-Mar-2013 11:51:09 CDT