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Signs of Scabies

Symptoms of Scabies

The list of medical symptoms mentioned in various sources for Scabies may include:

Note that Scabies symptoms usually refers to various medical symptoms known to a patient, but the phrase Scabies signs may often refer to those signs that are only noticable by a doctor.

Signs or Symptoms of Scabies:

Scabies: DPD (Excerpt)

What are the signs and symptoms of scabies infestation? (Source: excerpt from Scabies: DPD)

Other Important STDS, NIAID Fact Sheet: NIAID (Excerpt)

Scabies causes intense itching, which often becomes worse at night. Small red bumps or lines appear on the body at sites where the female scabies mite has burrowed into the skin to lay her eggs. The areas most commonly affected include the hands (especially between the fingers), wrists, elbows, lower abdomen, and genitals. The skin reaction may not develop until a month or more after infestation. During this time, a person may pass the disease unknowingly to a sex partner or to another person with whom he or she has close contact. (Source: excerpt from Other Important STDS, NIAID Fact Sheet: NIAID)

More Symptoms of Scabies:

More detailed symptom information may be found on the symptoms of Scabies article. In addition to the above medical information, to get a full picture of the possible signs or symptoms of this condition and also possibly the signs and symptoms of its related medical conditions, it may be necessary to examine symptoms that may be caused by:

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What are the signs of Scabies?

The phrase "signs of Scabies" should, strictly speaking, refer only to those signs and symptoms of Scabies that are not readily apparent to the patient. The word "symptoms of Scabies" is the more general meaning; see symptoms of Scabies.

The signs and symptom information on this page attempts to provide a list of some possible signs and symptoms of Scabies. This medical information about signs and symptoms for Scabies has been gathered from various sources, may not be fully accurate, and may not be the full list of Scabies signs or Scabies symptoms. Furthermore, signs and symptoms of Scabies may vary on an individual basis for each patient. Only your doctor can provide adequate diagnosis of any signs or symptoms and whether they are indeed Scabies symptoms.


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