What are scabies?
Also known as: seven-year itch, human itch mite infection.
Scabies is a skin condition caused by a tiny insect known as a human itch mite. The disease occurs when the mite burrows into the skin and begins feeding.
Reviewed by: Carolina Sanchez-Vegas, MD
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