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The scabies mite usually is spread by direct, prolonged, skin-to-skin contact with a person who has scabies. 

When a person is infested with scabies mites the first time, symptoms typically take 4-8 weeks to develop after being infested. However, an infested person can transmit scabies, even if they do not have symptoms. Scabies usually is passed by direct, prolonged skin-to-skin contact with an infested person. However, a person with crusted (Norwegian) scabies can spread the infestation by brief skin-to-skin contact or by exposure to bedding, clothing, or even furniture that he/she has used.

Scabies is prevented by avoiding direct skin-to-skin contact with an infested person or with items such as clothing or bedding used by an infested person. Scabies treatment usually is recommended for members of the same household, particularly for those who have had prolonged skin-to-skin contact. All household members and other potentially exposed persons should be treated at the same time as the infested person to prevent possible reexposure and reinfestation. Bedding and clothing worn or used next to the skin anytime during the 3 days before treatment should be machine washed and dried using the hot water and hot dryer cycles or be dry-cleaned. Items that cannot be dry-cleaned or laundered can be disinfested by storing in a closed plastic bag for several days to a week. Scabies mites generally do not survive more than 2 to 3 days away from human skin. Children and adults usually can return to child care, school, or work the day after treatment.

Can you catch scabies from dogs.or sitting in the same seat in a car if they have it.and does a person need to wash there hair with lice shampoo if they have scabies on there arm and hands
Scabies is zoonotic (can be passed from animals to humans), so pet owners that have close contact with their dogs may develop an itchy rash.
Scabies mites generally do not survive more than 2 to 3 days away from human skin. If you sit on the seat that has been sat by an infected person within 2 days, you are likely to be infected.
Generally you do not need to use lice shampoo. People infrequently got hair scabies.
Scabies in humans is a contagious skin condition caused by the parasitic scabies mite, which burrows under the skin and lays its eggs.
You can get infested with scabies mites or get scabies by directly contacting someone with scabies.
I have a unique expertise in this area unfortunate for me.

  First of all I am a recluse, I have no contact with people,  and even going grocery shopping I use the self checkout. Of all the information on the internet,  it seems no one including the so called professionals or experts know what I have discovered the hard way. Where these little bastards come from.

I live in Oklahoma, I hate it here, it is humid rains spring and fall and is too hot and humid in the summer to even want to go outside and the winters you can even sweat while working outside when it is in the 50s. Note when you die, if you go to hell, it is Oklahoma.

I believe the climate here creates this perfect condition for scabies. This is what I know as a fact, Scabies live in or originate in areas where there is moisture and decaying grass or trees. They are in the termite or spider family, now to where I got them at least 7 times now with no human contact.

I have a wooded area in the back of my property, it is infested with them, they are in dead trees and tall grass and weeds. Every time I tried to clear it off or cut the tall weeds I got scabies starting on my exposed left arm for some reason almost every time, maybe due to mowing on a tractor in left hand circles where sometimes a tall weed might hit my left arm.

 I had previously got them in the winter trying moving dead branches to burn and thought they were only in the wood, but so far 2 different times I have got them in the summer mowing while trying to have no contact with the area of my property where the dead wood was. I use to live in Arizona, I had some landscaping done on a mountain I lived on, the landscapers used tubes of straw bailed in orange plastic to prevent erosion of the loose soil when it rained before they finished. I worked in the yard sometimes sitting on the ground near or on them, even though it was Arizona and dry where i lived,  the straw came from the low lands where sometimes the monsoon rains soaked the low lands and the straw, I got scabies the first time from the straw, I got it in my crotch, knew it was not from sex because I did not have any sex or any skin contact with anyone, it was horrible,  a rash and itch that would not go away with everything I tried,  salt baths ,iodine, sulpher soaps scouring pads, alcohol, and peroxide till I was raw, still every night I had intense itching as they were active at night breeding and defecating under my skin in that more moist part of my body in folds of skin where they prefer.

They bore tunnels you can see as red lines under your skin, with the internet it was easy to diagnose, the first time they were localized in my crotch, after trying many things I found Tee Tree Oil kills them but it is caustic and will give you what looks like 3rd degree burns if you soak it in something and keep it in contact with your skin which is what you have to do for it to kill them.  You are so tormented and miserable it is either kill yourself or burn yourself so I chose to burn.

 I soaked paper towels with Tee tree oil put them all around my crotch put under ware to hold it in place, then finally went to sleep with it burning me,  but the burning felt good compared to the nasty creatures moving and  breeding under my skin with the itching, I could feel them stop moving after that night. They were finally all dead, I could feel no more movement at night , just the itching from the infection and the healing process that took months to heal, gradually you can tell the torment is lifting..  After that first time being exposed it must do something to your body to make you an attractive host for years to come,  because against my choice I had to move back to Oklahoma where I had never got them before on the property I I lived at previously,  since I returned to Oklahellma I have got them at least 6 times.

 Now I get them every time I get near the back of my property,  like they have marked me with a scent that lasts for years to attract them to me. They have damaged my immune system making me weak to them.

It really upsets me to look online,  try and find out how you get them,  and every damn professional or so called expert says from other people,  when my isolation has proven to me exposure to others is not the only way. The first person who ever got these in other words did not get them from a person Duh! It is not like people are borne with them or were created with them as a part of their body,  People are idiots, mostly the book smart with no capacity common sense but only programmed by what others write in books..

After getting them so many times,  I now know how to tell if they are on me within 1  or 2 days.

 I know to cover the area where they bored the hole in my skin with a much larger patch with the pad soaked with tea tree oil and keeping it on changing it daily for at least a week,  burning the hell out of myself,  but also stopping them from spreading because each time you are infected it gets worse.

With my most recent infection I was not aggressive, thought it was a mosquito bite, they quickly bred got all over my body and my blood got infected (sepsis)  , it almost killed me. Had to take an antibiotic, then I decided to buy a big backhoe,  I plan on clearing off my property with it, and burning all the habitat they use and spraying it with Permethrin. To me they are a deadly threat at 62 years old.

 I know more about this subject than any doctor or researcher on the internet that has not had my first hand experience and my unwanted study except out of necessity for my own survival. This parasite is a biblical plague,  if you ever get them you will know what I mean.

I hope this helps others when I am dead and gone and the internet lives on. If that is the only thing I accomplish in this life leaving this behind to help others, at least some good will have come from my suffering.

 If you get these I will give you some good advice, get some  5% permethrin cream, take a hot shower then apply it to EVERY part of your body except your eyeballs, and up to  and a little into your hair line all around,  on me,  that is as far as they ever infected me when they covered the rest of my body,   leave the cream on at least 12 hours,  change your bedding every morning and clothes and wash them in very hot water every night and dry them on the highest heat, you may need to reapply the cream in 7 to 12 days but the sores will itch for months after they are dead, their feces and dead offspring are stuck under your skin and your body struggles to fight the infection ant try to expel them, I itched for months every time till it bled all the impurities out.. The treatment cream is called Lyclear you can get on ebay or by prescription from your doctor, it is 5% Permethrin. A poison they use for termites , but does not stay in your system just kills the mites at such low 5% dose, go figure they are boring tunneling creatures just like termites except you are the wood.

I was trying to mow the back of my property this week,  a day later I could feel a bite spot it looks like but is actually where the scabie entered  inside me,  so I wasted no time taking no chances.

 As I write this, I have a large patch over the bite or entrance hole I can only see because it is red and a bump. The patch has  Pymethrin cream and tee tree oil on it. The patch is large because they bore under your skin up to 4 or 5 inches while your skin protects them from the oil till their babies ( larva) bore up from where they were laid  all along the tunnel , you do not want them boring from under the patch where they come up to the surface where there is no tee tree oil to kill them and spread all over your body, Been there experienced that!

They hatch usually in 7 days , if the whole prospective tunnel is not covered from the mothers entrance bore hole in your skin to around 4 inches or more from the entrance hole with a patch soaked in tee tree oil, they will escape the oil,  come up from your skin and crawl usually 1 to 6 inches from where they exit the skin bore into you,  wait to get bred by a male,  and start boring and laying more eggs infesting your whole body within  a month.

 Scabies can not live more than 4 days (to be safe) off a host unless in Nature, Sarcopti scabies is the human form of mange, dogs have a different species of mange parasite that does not chose humans as their host,  but dogs can carry then human mite on their coat if they have been exposed to them and spread them to you, the dog is just not their host.

They are most active at night or if your out in the sun and it is hot you will feel them moving inside you and itch like crazy, that is how you will know you have them, you will feel them moving inside you and itch like crazy from the crap and eggs they leave behind as they bore tunnels under your skin.

 I have to say from this experience,  if there is a God (  a creator),  he,  or she is the most evil thing that has ever existed to have created such evil creatures.

 I now hate the God I was taught to believe was good,   because of these things I know the God spoken  of in the bible does not exist, you have to get them like I have to understand this.

 There is no good God that would do such a thing to cause so much pain and misery to what he calls his children, this is only common sense most people do not possess.

 I have more good in my fingers typing this and caring about others that might get this parasite than any God has showed mankind in all of creation.

I hope my bad experience helps others with this parasite.

 Re think your God, it is more likely an uncaring creature alien to us that has put us on this earth as some sick experiment. But I guess everyone needs a fantasy to fight their fears of death and the unknown. I just know (reality and this world).   It is what it is.

 Not a world made by any good entity.

 I was not given a free will to be created and put on this earth to be tormented, to suffer and to die, any entity that does such things to their creation and perpetuates as long as it has existed it is evil and vengeful, not loving and forgiving so you Christians do not tell me about your good God there is no evidence of.
I'm sorry, you have suffered so greatly.  Yes, my God is a loving God who created this earth for humans to enjoy.  It was Eve who sinned and thus passed sin on to all men when she offered the sinful fruit to her husband and he ate as well.  The GOd of this world is Satan.  Yes, Satan IS EVIL.  Read your bible more carefully.  IF you are one of his children you can confess all he has done for you by having his son Jesus die on the Cross.  Jesus took all our sickness and diseases on that cross.  While he was here he went healing all and he cast out devils (demons) out of all that asked of him, who were his children.  He then gave the power to heal and to cast out demons to all who believe.  If you believe that Jesus Christ rose from the dead after dying on the cross and is now sitting in heaven with our heavenly father, then you are his child.  YOu must repent of your wrong thinking.  YOu must apply 2 corinthians 10:5 Casting down imaginations, and every high thing that exalteth itself against the knowledge of God, and bringing into captivity every thought to the obedience of Christ;”.  
    It sounds to me that Satan has made you into a recluse so you do not get fellowship with other believers.  Iron sharpens Iron.  It also sounds to me that a root of bitterness has been allowed to grow inside of you and you are bitter and hateful toward GOD.  The bible says that God's ways are NOT man's ways, His ways are higher.  SO we may not understand them, we might think we have a better way, but He has a purpose for all that was created.  The devil twists these purposes so that you will hate GOD.  He has gotten into your mind.  Please do not spread anymore hate toward your heavenly father.  He does love you. He wishes that none will perish.  The bible also says that his people DIE because of a lack of knowledge.  I would include that his people suffer for a lack of knowledge as well.  Before I knew about deliverance I didn't even know that the demons cause most of the illnesses today. I battled lice for three years and KNEW it was from the devil before I even knew about Christ and all he did for me.  Those lice spread and no matter what I killed them with they all died and all came back within a few hours.  It was torture until I continued and continued looking for a cure.  I Found one  Now I found several.  SO now when I and the kids get lice I can easily overtake them and get rid of it before it was a three-year learning curve.  I did want to use the OTC lice killer because everyone said it was so toxic and that you should use more natural substances.  I went through so many generations of lice that in the end the lice we had never touched any of the permethrin products.  The first time I used them, finally in desperation after finding out that neem oil, a natural bug killer for organic foods killed 2/3 of the lice on the first attempt.  SO I went to the store and bought the permethrin.  That gave me courage to continue to buy organic products to kill lice and I bought dr Christopher shampoo and conditioner and found a permanent solution to the lice problem that they have not outgrown.  It is much easier to kill them now and I am no longer afraid when that letter arrives that a child in the class was found to have head lice.  My children do not have to go through any more torturous lice treatments and hair combing experiments.  I shampoo their hair daily and by the fourth day all the lice, eggs and nits are all gone.  I continue to use it once a week to keep lice a permanent thing of the past.  I stopped using it over the summer and the first day back from school my son got the lice.  I knocked it out that day.  
   Thank you so much for sharing your experience with others.  It will help many who are battling with scabies.  I thought I may have had it but I believe you need to get the right diagnosis before you start treating things you may or may not have.  at one point I thought I had scabies.  I treated myself.  It was actually a demonic manifestation and not really scabies.  I was put into a psych ward and when released It was hard to accept that I could have made this up in my mind but when I went home I looked at my room where I thought the bugs were and they were just pieces of paper and lint.  The devil does trick you and give you very poorly. GOd BLess you and may you find peace, the kind that Jesus gives, not how men give.  May the Holy Spirit search you out and give you all knowledge that you may understand.  LOVE DEBBIE.
Sorry for your sufferings. I'm a devout Christian love Jesus yet my sufferings are great. Second time w scabies presently. The worst kind crusted sores I can't walk. It's ruined my appetite keeps me nauseous. I don't blame God wen most of my is not manifested presently in his true will for me and my life. I also consider it a confirmation on yeah it's is time for a change in my life
. I have no energy. I feel like I am dieing. I hope you see past the ways of your indignation while you still have energy. Wouldn't it be nice to do those home improvement landscaping w a friend or buddy? Rather than alone. I wanted to say more abt that but I'm changing for the better and that definitely includes the tongue.
I have recently contracted these horrible little creatures & understand your suffering! I'm still not sure WHERE they came from but one of my potbelly pigs needed emergency surgery and after bringing her home is when it started! She is as itchy as I am & even permethrin hasn't helped her. I also gave her ivomectrin & stil nno relief. I saw my doctor and got the 5% permethrin cream, so far not much of a difference for me either! I read where you used tee tree oil, which IS a good thing to try but you really shouldn't use it full strength! You should use a carrier oil like olive oil or coconut oil mixed with it... for every 1-2 drops of tea tree oil you should mix eith 12 drops of the carrier oil & apply largely all over your areas where they have taken up residence on your body. And yes, I would cover myself from the neck down to cover all bases, no pun intended.
I forgot to mention, I too live in Oklahoma, 6yrs now, and I agree with your analogy! I recently turned 50 and have NEVER in all those years got "scabies"!!! I know it doesn't reflect on hygiene because I am fanatical about being clean. I am also a cook and have been for many years... but the funny thing is that these ungodly creatures haven't become active while being in more than normal heated conditions. (As soon as I knew what I had I removed myself from my work to get this cleared up.) But I have noticed that they get very active just before bedtime.
okay proud of you?
I am astounded at how much your comment coincides with the impossible experience I went through approx. 4 years ago.  No one believed me and without expounding more, my symptoms were identical to yours.  Apple cider vinegar, boric acid, grape juice, coconut oil, etc, my family, my dog, never got any of it, I've ingested that 5% poison, smoked it.  I feel very bad for you because as you said it IS a biblical plague and as such GOD is the only being whom could remove it, in my case it was HIS son Jesus Christ.  Unfortunately in my case I ended up incarcerated while this was happening to me on a probation violation.  I am not a criminal, I do not attend church; however, I very much believe in GOD and His son.  I prayed.  I recited a verse in Matthew, in which Jesus saves a young boy from a demon possession, "In the name of Jesus Christ, I command you to leave my body."  or something to that effect, repeatedly.  The next morning, I had been sleeping with AA batteries in my mouth for the magnetic effect because at this point it felt like They had taken over half my body, I blew my nose and a large blood colored blob came out and I flushed it and... it was gone.  I have no reason to respond to this other than the experience increased my faith, whereas it has diminished yours.  I hope that your intelligence prevails and you embrace our creator again, and I also sympathize with you, in my 46 years on this planet I have led a very adventurous life and have never encountered anything like this, and no one believed me.
Follow up for people who get scabies, I found a Veterinary supply in another country where you could buy a drug to stop these things dead in their tracks, Ivermectin,  basically kills them under your skin where you will never be able to kill them otherwise where they will go on reproducing forever till they kill you or make you want to kill yourself.
It is a small dose that does no harm to you but prevents the scabies from existing as they feed off you. It is the same medicine used for heart worms in dogs. I bought a bottle of 3 mg pills and you can research the dosage on the internet according to your body weight, I needed 15mg, one dose, took the 5 pills one time along with my usual washing bed sheets and clothes every day and putting a mixture of tea tree oil mixed with coconut oil , or a 5% pemethrin cream I made buying the 38% insecticide and calculating how many mills per ounce to mix with hand cream for a 5% solution. 7 to 8 parts of hand lotion to 1 part 38% pemethrin insecticide or order a tiny tube 1.5 mil off ebay from Australia for 38 bucks, one dose. I did this mixture and survived, but the key to killing them is this Drug called Ivermectin, it kills them under your skin along with their eggs. One dose along with treating my skin and they were gone, although I itched for over a month as my deep sores healed. Don't waste your time on anything else, Get this Ivermectin, weigh yourself and calculate your dose, dosage can be found on internet. I keep this in my fridge now in case of future infestations I hope never happen. So much for a God, trust a druggist, we are in this boat together, any God is in his own world and does not care about our suffering as he sits on his throne. Christians are proof there is a fool born every minute. Hey I love you all, you have good intentions and hearts and are working to be good, but does it take some Book written by a bunch of ancient rag heads in a constantly warring part of the world which Trump rightly calls a s hole to give you hope or a direction to good from evil.

All I know is,   people inherently know good from evil without a book telling them, but when you follow a book written by others, you risk being misled. Use your own brain and heart always putting yourself in the other persons shoes and how you would want to be treated by them, that is the key, you do not need a book, Treat others how you want to be treated, it is that simple. Screw all the misleading religious books in the world that only cause division and wars.
What is the scabies
It is an intensely itchy rash caused by a mite known as Sarcoptes scabiei. It presents with itchy red papules (occasionally vesicles and pustules) and you may feel intense itching at night.
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