A 38-year-old female asked:
I have bug bites that are on my legs arms and chest. very itchy at night. i feel the bite and get red bumps right after. scabies?
1 doctor answer • 1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Donald Collinsanswered
Family Medicine 43 years experience
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. See your doctor and get checked. In the meantime, Benadryl (diphenhydramine) tablets and cortisone cream can help the itching. Good luck!
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