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difference between scabies and dermatitis

A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Morris Westfried
45 years experience Dermatology
Yes.: Scabies is very itchy at night and affects wrists genitals nipples waist armpits. Pityriaisis rose is non contagious and involves the trunk in a chris ... Read More
Dr. Paul Williams
27 years experience Allergy and Immunology
See your doctor: These rashes can be distinguished by history, exam and perhaps testing.

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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
31 years experience Dermatology
Scabies: Scabies has the following:itching, especially at night rashes, especially between the fingers sores (abrasions) on the skin from scratching and digg ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Cohen
33 years experience Plastic Surgery
Big: Difference. You need a diagnosis first. See a derm.
Dr. Maritza Baez
16 years experience Family Medicine
Protect: Avoid things that make you break out, soaps & wetness. Wash your hands only when necessary. Wear gloves when needed. Wear clothes made of cotton. Bath ... Read More
A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tsu-Yi Chuang
49 years experience Dermatology
Hard to tell: It's hard to tell without examination. If you have (or your family) asthma, hayfever history and ezema in your childhood, the eczema you have now migh ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
See dermatologist: It is time for you to consult your dermatologist to settle this issue. Bug bites and contact dermatitis are totally different. The former usually sh ... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. H Robert Silverstein
Specializes in Cardiology
The most benign: Approach is to change the soap you wash your clothes wi, use no lotions or perfumes. Go on organic gluten-free diet wi no meat, dairy, or soy. Use que ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Corey Clay
9 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Try: a virtual consult. Since the forum is for general questions, your question is more appropriate for one-on-one encounter; in which case photos can be ... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Kimberly Ramsdell
24 years experience Pediatrics
Rashes: Rashes are difficult to diagnose when a patient is not in front of me but I can say that scabies causes intense itch in most patients. I'm not sure a ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Machtinger
43 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Possibly : Contact dermatitis can cause pus filled yellow blisters. Scabies does not. Second-degree burns and infections may also cause pus filled blisters. Not ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Ulcers vs itchy rash: Herpes rash is little blisters that break open to form an ulcer and is tender when touched. It is caused by herpes type 1 & type 2. Scabies is caused ... Read More

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