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can you get scabies on your legs

A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Collins
40 years experience Family Medicine
Exposed?: Usually, you will know if you've been exposed to someone with scabies, they will have a persistent itchy rash. Could also be flea bites or bedbugs. ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christopher Moeller
37 years experience Dermatology
Scabies: Scabies usually causes itching all over and can be intense, usually worse at night. A few spots like you describe might be prurigo nodularis or somet ... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. James Seward
21 years experience Dermatology
I : I would see a dermatologist for definitive diagnosis and possible treatment. They can perform a skin scraping to look for the mite. Read more about ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Timothy Farley
9 years experience General Practice
Possible.: Scabies generally has a prolonged presentation from time of exposure, it could take weeks from the initial exposure to develop the rash... so it depen ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Ein
47 years experience Infectious Disease
Doubtful: Scabies is a disease caused by an ectoparasite mite. It is highly contagious. It causes a rash that occurs between the fingers, in skin creases, axill ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Sire
53 years experience Dermatology
Probably not: The diagnosis of scabies is made by identifying organisms or their products in the skin by scrapping or biopsy. If there are not lesions to see, it c ... Read More
A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
50 years experience Endocrinology
Itchy: This would be the right time to go as soon as you can to the Emergency facility. Hope all goes well! PS: I would be wise to have someone drive you the ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
One idea: Read up on cholinergic urticaria and see if this matches what you are describing.
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Okamoto
28 years experience Family Medicine
Unlikely scabies: It is unlikely that you were infected with scabies in a normal classroom situation. You would have to be in physical contact for the scabies to tran ... Read More
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