Definitions for "Scabies"
Keywords:  mite, burrow, contagious, itchy, itch
Scabies is a treatable skin disease that is caused by a parasite. Learn the signs of scabies infection and find out about scabies treatment.
a highly contagious skin disorder caused by a mite that burrows into the skin and produces an intense, itchy rash
An allergic response to mites that lay eggs under the skin. Scabies are spread through linens, clothes, or close contact with people, and are treated with prescription lotions or soaps.