Scabies is a common contagious infestation caused due to mites (little bugs). The infestation can spread rampantly from one person to another, especially if they share close living spaces.
Consult a doctor if you have symptoms of scabies such as:
Consult a doctor for scabies if:
If you have itching and skin rash, it does not mean that you have scabies. Several other skin conditions such as dermatitis or eczema can cause itching and small bumps on the skin. A doctor after examination can diagnose the exact cause and treat it appropriately.
Who to consult
Health professionals, who can be consulted for scabies include:
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