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A 23-year-old female asked:

Itchy/burning sensation in skin followed by welts, little bumps or redness since april, especially at scalp and inside ears, help anyone, what's wrong?

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Dr. Lee Peter Bee
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Internal Medicine 19 years experience
Pediculosis: Chronic recurrent idiopathic urticarial rash, causing pruritus, especially near scalp line, posterior ears, hairlines can be due to hair lice, scabies, which is called pediculosis. Symptomatic treatment with oral prednisone, anti-histamine, topical corticosteroid cream are temporary, with symptoms return until the actual causative factor is identified, and treated.
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