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Scabies Rash on a Hand

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Updated August 11, 2010

Scabies Rash on a Hand
Image courtesy CDC/Reed and Carnrich Pharmaceuticals
Scabies is an itchy rash caused by tiny mites burrowing around under and in the skin. Scabies can affect anyone, anywhere, but is relatively easy to treat with a prescription cream from your doctor.

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