The Sarcoptesscabies mite is the root cause for Scabies infection. It can be classified as a sexually transmitted disease. But, it should not be confused with various other STDs. It needs to be approached differently.
The most common mode for spread of Scabies is by personal contact. It can be passed easily between members of a household, sexually, and by skin-to-skin contact. So, it can very well be classified as an STD but there’s a whole lot more to it.
Sharing of personal belongings like bedding, towels, and clothing can also lead to spread of the infection.The... more