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A 26-year-old male asked:

Can scabies cause a pimple like bump on the head of the penis?had this bump that then not sure if it popped as it was then an open flat sore/blister. also have other skin bumps on shaft of penis and scrotum that are itchy. rash all over body as well?

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Dr. Birendra Tandan
Urology 36 years experience
Does not sound like typiocal scabies . PL see a dermatologist asap
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Dr. Hunter Handsfield
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Thanks for the thanks -- but you had nothing to apologize for!
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