Noun(1) a contagious skin infection caused by the itch mite; characterized by persistent itching and skin irritation
(1) Fewer babies are covered with scabies and other skin diseases.(2) This bad water has caused skin diseases such as impetigo, scabies and eczema, as well as chronic diarrhea problems.(3) Those ailments included scabies , a parasitic skin infection, and impetigo, a bacterial infection linked to poor sanitation.(4) Not surprisingly, malnourishment and illness like fevers, coughs, malaria, scabies and diarrhoea are common.(5) Children who had any rash other than scabies , heat rash, or insect bites were referred to the project physician for a clinical assessment.(6) For the diagnosis of scabies , skin scrapings have high specificity but low sensitivity.(7) Without an adequate water supply children cannot wash often enough and so contract eye infections and skin conditions such as scabies .(8) After entertaining all the usual sexually transmitted diseases, JTL treated the patient for scabies .(9) She diagnosed flu, pneumonia, upper respiratory illnesses like asthma, rashes and scabies .(10) The skin infection scabies isn't necessarily passed on through intercourse, but as it involves close physical contact it's a possible method of transmission.(11) Although a nuisance rather than a serious threat to general health, scabies is the best known of the diseases in man which are caused directly by mites.(12) Consequently malaria, diarrhoea, scabies and respiratory diseases are rife.(13) The present epidemic of scabies in the United Kingdom originated in the catchment population of this hospital in early 1990 and continues to be a problem.(14) Some skin conditions, including eczema, scabies and hives, can cause itching.(15) A person with scabies can spread the infection before his symptoms have started.(16) They sometimes develop crusted scabies , with thickened skin and possibly thousands of mites.
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