Scabies aka the seven-year itch (this nickname comes from the fact that it can be hard to get rid of)
4 – 6 weeks after exposure but only 1 – 4 days for people who have had scabies before
Signs and Symptoms
Even before symptoms show, people can spread mites to others. Common symptoms include:
Clinical diagnosis is based on the appearance and distribution of the the rash and the presence of burrows, however a confirmatory diagnosis requires identifying the mites, eggs, or fecal matter of the mites by obtaining a skin scraping and examining it under a microscope
Prevention: What Can You Do?