A 41-year-old male asked:
first i thought it was bed bugs so i bought the mattres cover cause i was itching everywhere and has rash all over my body but it went away. but i still itch in some spot of my body like my arms, wrist, butt, left inner thigh, lower back?
2 doctor answers
Dr. Jennifer Frank answered
21 years experience Family Medicine
May be scabies: It could be another type of infestation like scabies or fleas. However, a mattress cover is not going to prevent bed bugs if you are infested with them. Other possibilities include an allergic reaction to a lotion, soap or laundry detergent.
Answered on Apr 18, 2019
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