A 28-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?
1 doctor answer
Dr. Morris Westfried answered
45 years experience Dermatology
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.
Answered on Oct 3, 2016
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