Are There Scabies Prevention Tips?

Q:
Are there scabies prevention tips?

A:
Scabies——human itch mites——burrow into your skin, lay eggs, and cause intense itching. They’re very contagious and spread from one infected person to another.

What can we do to prevent us from infesting the scabies?

The only way to keep scabies away is to avoid prolonged, direct skin-to-skin contact with a person who has them. You also want to avoid touching items, like bedding or clothing, that the person has used.

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