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Mites belong to the family (arachnid) that includes spiders, ticks, and scorpions, but mites are barely visible with the naked eye. Some mites are parasites that live on humans or other animals and may cause diseases such as typhus, scabies, and mange.
Current as of: March 3, 2021
Author: Healthwise Staff
Medical Review:Adam Husney MD - Family Medicine & Martin J. Gabica MD - Family Medicine
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