never had them, be thankful. Scabies is a
highlycaused by a
tiny mite that is smaller that a pinhead.
The mite burrows up underneath the skin and
lays eggs. When these eggs hatch, these
mites burrow up into the skin and lay eggs,
thus starting a vicious cycle.
contact and has nothing to do with the
cleanliness of the person. It is so
contagious that you can catch it just by
shaking hands with an infected person.
Scabies is highly uncomfortable. Itching
occurs when the the person infected has an
allergic reaction to the waste left behind by
the mite. Secondarymay occur
when a person scratches so much it tears the
Between the fingers, under the breasts, behind
the knees, the crooks of the elbows, and
between the toes are just a few of the places
where scabies thrive. The burrows they create
are noticeable by the naked eye.
scabies, but if one is, a doctor will scrape
the skin and view it under a microscope where
the mites will be visible.