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Scabies

HANOVER, VA (WWBT) - Dr. Ruth Latham tackles a contagious skin irritation.

Scabies is spread through skin to skin contact of exposure to a contaminated surface.

Severe itching usually becomes worse at night developing into small bumps or blisters and is in locations between fingers, thighs, armpits or the side/bottoms of feet.

The best home remedies include washing contaminated clothing or linens in hot water then put them in the dryer.

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