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According to the Department of Public Health in Illinois, scabies mites typically originate from a human infestation through direct contact with another person's skin, or person-to-person contact. The mites can also orig... More »

Pictures of scabies skin rashes are available on WebMD.com. Scabies skin rashes and itching are caused by an infestation of mites called Sarcoptes scabiei, which burrow under the outer layers of human skin and lay eggs, ... More »

Photographs of scabies mites can be found in a slideshow on WebMD. Scabies is caused by tiny mites called Sarcoptes scabiei burrowing into the outer layer of skin. More »

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