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often produces a series of skin sores and rashes. These sores often appear
after a period of intense itching and may look like tiny curving tracks. These
symptoms are a result of the scabies mite tunneling under the upper layers of
the skin. Sometimes you can see a small blister or the mite itself, which looks
like a tiny black dot, at the end of a track.
ByHealthwise Staff Primary Medical ReviewerAdam Husney, MD - Family Medicine Specialist Medical ReviewerJohn Pope, MD - Pediatrics
Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine & John Pope, MD - Pediatrics
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