Can. someone be a carrier of scabies?
- 15 May 2014 by sjkeden
- 15 May 2014
Yes, someone can physically be a carrier of the mites that cause scabies. They infest the skin and cause itching and swelling?
Someone can have a few mites on them and don't have symptoms yet, so they would carry them. I don't think its possible that someone can carry it long term, like say typhoid mary carried typhoid. The mites have to eat after all.
Yes they can be, I got it once when I was 16 from my friend at the time cause she had it. It usually comes from cat littler boxes or being dirty. They are little bugs that burrow into your skin and itch like crazy. You itch everywhere but especially your hips, legs, and arms. The only way to get rid of them is to go see your dr. But yes a person can carry them. Make sure you wash all your bedding in hot water and anything else that came in contact with that person.
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