A 22-year-old female asked:
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my doctor told me that she thought i had scabies but my sister had the same rash a few months ago and it went away on its own and my boyfriend has not?

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Dr. Boris Aronzon
23 years experience Anesthesiology
2 nd opinion: See dermatologist to get 2 nd opinion, before that use medication prescribed to you and follow doctor's advice.
Answered on Dec 9, 2013
Dr. Frank Armstrong
23 years experience Dermatology
Scabies: When in doubt we treat for scabies. Usually presents with itchy rash from neck down. Worst at bedtime. Finger webs, wrists and belt line are commonplace. If not better with treatment got scabies then get biopsy of your rash.
Answered on Jun 8, 2017
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