Scabies is a skin disease that affects up to 5% of the U.S. population and affects babies and children as young as two years old.
It’s a contagious skin infection that can lead to a rash or other symptoms such as aching, itching, redness, or chapped lips.
This is because of the bacteria called Borrelia burgdorferi.
There are two different types of scabies: a common one that’s not contagious, and a rarer, more virulent one that can cause severe skin and eye inflammation.
If you’re infected with scabies, you may experience: Pain in your arms and legs