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is spread by direct skin-to-skin or close bodily contact.
the cleanest person can become infested when there is direct, skin-to-skin
contact with a person who has scabies.
the frequency of infestations on the hands, contact with hands, i.e. shaking
or holding hands, can spread scabies.
(dogs, cats and rabbits) and some farm animals (goats, horses, cattle and
pigs) can be infected with scabies mites, but these are of a different type
than human scabies mites. If you have close contact with an animal that has
scabies, the mites could get under your skin and cause temporary skin
irritation and itching. However, the mites die in a couple of days, and you do
not need to be treated with special medication to kill the mites. If a pet or
farm animal has scabies, it is important to have the disease treated by a
veterinarian or you could continue to get reinfected from the animal.
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