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can folliculitis spread from one area to the whole body in a couple days? or is that characteristic of scabies?

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Dr. David Voron
50 years experience Dermatology
Yes to both: Folliculitis could spread from one area to the whole body in a couple of days. The rash and itching associated with scabies could also spread from one area to the whole body in a couple of days.
Answered on Apr 12, 2018
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Dr. Vicki Levine
40 years experience Dermatology
Scabies has a characteristic distribution on your body. Between your fingers, around your bell button
Feb 27, 2014

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