A 45-year-old female asked:
My son has several spots that itch, specifically his belly button, it is red & hard, a spot on his chest & the ridge around his penis.
1 doctor answer • 2 doctors weighed in
Pediatrics 37 years experience
Itchy Skin Rash: Your son has "several spots that itch" and is not scabies per your doctor. Itching is associated with a number of skin conditions and can be caused by allergic or inflammatory mechanisms. Eliminating scabies as a cause is a good start however making the correct diagnosis of skin lesions can be difficult. Continue to work with your doctor as a step-wise approach to diagnosis can take time.
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Last updated Jun 16, 2014
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