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Can a human scabie mite temporarily live in the fur of a pet? I have just been treated for scabies - can i become reinfested through this manner?

Can a human scabie mite temporarily live in the fur of a pet?  I have just been treated for scabies - can i become reinfested through this manner?

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According to a dermatologist I saw many years ago when my friend's kids gave my house NO.  They also, according to him, do not live in your bed linen for more than a few minutes.  What he said was to treat EVERYONE in your house (humans) and change your clothes.  Wash your towels and stuff after you have washed the stuff off, air out your bed or wash your bedding, whichever you feel better about. 

Make sure you follow the instructions on your treatment - repeat it when it says (if it says that) and treat EVERYONE you have had close contact with for the last week or so.

Scabies can't live on other animals for more than a day. If you read up on it theres tons of usefull info out there.

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