Macabies Research Paper

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The disease I pick for this disease project is Scabies. Scabies is a skin disease that is cause by the itch mite called Sarcoptes scabiei. The mite is able to live in the epidermis or upper level of the human skin and there the mite is able to lay its eggs. Then it can work its way up to your skin and when they mature they can also spread to other parts of your body. This mites can only live 24-36 hours outside of the human body. If they stay out that long they normally just died. Scabies is highly contagious and it enters the body by coming in contact with it. Some symptoms are itching specially at night time, small blisters or bumps in the skin. The itch is cause because of the body being allergic to the mites and their waste. Also if you
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