What is crusted scabies?
Crusted scabies is another term for Norwegian scabies. It is a severe infestation of scabies mites in the skin.
Where do scabies come from?
Most people catch scabies mites from person to person contact. You can also catch a scabies infestion if you come in contact with an item a scabies mite has burrowed into such as bedding, furniture or clothing.
Is scabies considered a sexually transmitted disease STD?
Scabies can be considered an STD because you can catch scabies by sexual contact with an infested individual.