A 20-year-old female asked:
I went to the doctors over an itchy rash. dr thinks its insect bites or scabies, it hasnt cleared but is no longer itchy, what else could it be?
2 doctor answers • 4 doctors weighed in
Dermatology 46 years experience
Still scabies: If you were treated forvscabies. The medicine can clear the infection but the inflammation will require several days for the skin to return to normal. During this phase a prescription topical steroid is useful. Also check for any other possible sources such as pets.
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Allergy and Immunology 57 years experience
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Last updated Oct 3, 2016
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