i have a rash that looks like scabies but is not. skin scraping came back clear. all over my body but not on my face. any suggestions?
1 doctor answer • 5 doctors weighed in
Urgent Care 19 years experience
Hmm: If it looks like scabies I normally treat with Permethrin 5% as sometimes there are only 6-8 Mites in your entire body leading to the negative skin scraping. Consider sending us a picture or seeing a dermatologist face to face and reconsider just treating for scabies.
3586 viewsReviewed >2 years ago
Last updated Jun 6, 2018
Connect with a U.S. board-certified doctor by text or video anytime, anywhere.
$15 per month
Content on HealthTap (including answers) should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment, and interactions on HealthTap do not create a doctor-patient relationship. Never disregard or delay professional medical advice in person because of anything on HealthTap. Call your doctor or 911 if you think you may have a medical emergency.