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Hello. My boyfriend gets itchy red patches all over his body after he takes a shower. Sometimes he scratches so much he gets little scabs. Is there something wrong with him?

Hello. My boyfriend gets itchy red patches all over his body after he takes a shower. Sometimes he scratches so much he gets little scabs. Is there something wrong with him?

Physical urticaria: Itchy red wheals on the body after exposure to water, cold, heat or exercise are referred to as physical urticaria. They are caused by histamine release in the tissues. He should see his primary care who may refer him to an allergist. Thanks for trusting HealthTap! ...Read more

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Oozy, itchy scabs all over body, what to do?

See a doctor: You need to see a doctor to evaluate the cause and for treatment. ...Read more

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I have red, itchy, and dry bites in my inner thigh. They have turned into giant dry spots all over my body. #scabs?

I have red, itchy, and dry bites in my inner thigh. They have turned into giant dry spots all over my body. #scabs?

This could be: folliculitis. they appear as bumps on the inner thighs at the pores from clogged hair ducts and then dry up and scab. But are not spread all over the body. The other possibility is allergy as that coul dbe all over the body ...Read more

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I have scabs and a bump on my penis and it's very itchy it first started with being itchy on my body and then the scabs and bump came?

I have scabs and a bump on my penis and it's very itchy it first started with being itchy on my body and then the scabs and bump came?

SCABS ON ITCHY PENIS: THIS SOUNDS AS IF IT MIGHT BE SCABIES.
SEE A DERMATOLOGIST OR YOUR REGULAR DOCTOR SOON!
IF IT IS SCABIES, IT IS HIGHLY CONTAGIOUS. . . ...Read more

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I have itchy sore bumps around anus, they turn into scabs 2 days later. It's constantly itchy randomly. I was diagnosed with scabies 5months is tht it?

I have itchy sore bumps around anus, they turn into scabs 2 days later. It's constantly itchy randomly. I was diagnosed with scabies 5months is tht it?

Itchy bumps: This is an unusual place to have Scabies. I would suggest pin worms would be a more likely cause. Avoid scratching. Wash all sheets and dry on hot. Recheck with your doctor if this does not get better. ...Read more

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Red spots/scabs penis head no discharge, pain or blisters, very itchy bumps on scrotum, whole body is itchy, even more at night. 3 weeks like this.

Red spots/scabs penis head no discharge, pain or blisters, very itchy bumps on scrotum, whole body is itchy, even more at night. 3 weeks like this.

See a doctor: It seems like you may have dermatitis like from sensitivity to something you came in contact. Did change soap shampoo or lotion. See your doctor to evaluate the rash on your scrotum and his penis. ...Read more

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I am concerned over isolated spots appearing over my body for the last 2 weeks (foot, legs, arms, hip, nose). They look like inset bites but then scab without me picking them and can be veru itchy at times. I have also been very tired?

I am concerned over isolated spots appearing over my body for the last 2 weeks (foot, legs, arms, hip, nose). They look like inset bites but then scab without me picking them and can be veru itchy at times. I have also been very tired?

We won't be able: To determine the cause of these symptoms via this forum. I do recommend that you have this medically evaluated - especially in the light of significant fatigue. ...Read more

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Why is my scab itchy?

Why is my scab itchy?

Find cause: The most common is a mild infection with pityrosporum which is handled best with some serious dandruff shampoo. Failing this, a physician's office visit may be in order; it's a common problem with a few different possible causes, and family physicains manage it often. ...Read more

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I have bites that are very itchy, so much so that I always end up scratching open the scabs when they form. What are they? It has been months or so?

I have bites that are very itchy, so much so that I always end up scratching open the scabs when they form. What are they? It has been months or so?

See the doctor: You have some type of dermatitis that is itching. Do not scratch;as this may increase the rash reaction, and could lead to infection. It could be something contagious like scabies that could affect the entire family. Please see your health care provider as soon as possible for proper diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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I have itchy itchy scab problem., remedy?

I have itchy itchy scab problem., remedy?

Can't say without: Knowing what it is from. This lesion need to be visualized & a history needs to be obtained in order to make an accurate diagnosis. Sometimes lab testing or biopsy is necessary. ...Read more

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Itchy patch of scabs on front shoulder spread to back shoulder?

Itchy patch of scabs on front shoulder spread to back shoulder?

Skin infection: Get examined and treated. Cannot be diagnosed online. ...Read more

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I have non-itchy scabs on my scalp. Would like to know what I can do about?

I have non-itchy scabs on my scalp. Would like to know what I can do about?

Dermatologist: These may be from psoriasis of the scalp. If so, a proper regimen in treating these lesions is important. Nevertheless It's important to establish an accurate diagnosis. I recommend that you be evaluated and treated by a dermatologist. ...Read more

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I have a scab that will not heal! It doesn't ever bleed, but it is sometimes itchy and has a flaky, dry crust. What could this be?

I have a scab that will not heal! It doesn't ever bleed, but it is sometimes itchy and has a flaky, dry crust. What could this be?

Non-healing Sore: Do you have any underlying disorders such as diabetes or immune deficiencies?
Those are two of the biggest reasons for wounds not to heal quickly.
I would have to suggest seeing a doctor before it does become septic and to make sure this is not a skin cancer. Sometimes even the best home care may not be enough. ...Read more

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What is on my butt? It's not itchy. It looks like someone had a stencil and filled in a pattern of evenly spaced flat, scab like small red circles?

What is on my butt? It's not itchy. It looks like someone had a stencil and filled in a pattern of evenly spaced flat, scab like small red circles?

BUTT WITH SCABS?: DEAR LADY, THIS IS A DERMATITIS, A RASH, THAT MUST BE SEEN BY A DOCTOR.
EVEN A GOOD PHOTO. . .
HAS YOUR PRIMARY CARE DOCTOR SEEN THIS?
OR A DERMATOLOGIST?
AND HOW LONG HAVE YOU HAD IT?
DO SEE A DOCTOR SOON AND BEST LUCK. ...Read more

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I had red itchy spots on my shoulders about a month ago that turned into scabs but went away. Now they are back on my side without me touching them??

Please make sure: To show this to your parents and explain the history. Without visualizing these and obtaining a history - an accurate diagnosis can not be made. ...Read more

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I have scabs on my head from scratching. It's not itchy I just have to scratch it. I also have scars on my head from scratching. What's wrong with me?

I have scabs on my head from scratching. It's not itchy I just have to scratch it. I also have scars on my head from scratching. What's wrong with me?

OCD: You may have an obsessive compulsive disorder. But it's not possible to diagnose you online. You need to be evaluated by a physican, generally a psychiatrist, to determine if this is the actual problem. Your personal physician should be able to do an intial evaluation and then give you a referral. ...Read more

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How do you get rid of an itchy scalp that always have scab on it?

How do you get rid of an itchy scalp that always have scab on it?

See details: See a primary care doctor or dermatologist to diagnosis the cause. ...Read more

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I have 2 scabs on right nipple with white substance coming out of scabs and also itchy.... had it for 10 days now?

I have 2 scabs on right nipple with white substance coming out of scabs and also itchy.... had it for 10 days now?

Scabs on breast: You mention scabs was there any injury? Friction? Nursing? Could be eczema, fungal But would follow up with doc and consider mammogram r/o inflamatory cancer or Paget's disease. ...Read more

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I have 2 little bumps on my neck and they are very dry and itchy. It looks like a scab but the top is slightly white.

Exam needed: An examination of these lesions is needed to diagnose them, but they could be tiny inclusion cysts. They don't sound like active infections, lymph nodes or growths. See your physician if you have further concerns or if these persist, enlarge, become inflamed, tender or if new crops appear. ...Read more

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I have these itchy, bumpy scabs and reddish areas in multiple places on my lower back towards the hip area. What is it?

I have these itchy, bumpy scabs and reddish areas in multiple places on my lower back towards the hip area. What is it?

Hard to say...: It is always hard to diagonose a rash specifically without seeing it. Based soley on the location and description, scabies is a possibility. I would suggest having someone look at it. ...Read more

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I have been getting multiple red spots that look like some form of bite, really itchy, all have come up with scabs, what could they be?

I have been getting multiple red spots that look like some form of bite, really itchy, all have come up with scabs, what could they be?

Bug bite? Infection?: Bumps on separate parts of the body may be bug bites and/or may be small boils (skin infections; small abscesses). A visit to one's primary care doctor is needed, as bumps are very hard to describe in words. Antibiotics may be needed, if there are signs of infection. Others causes of bumps are possible, but less likely. If the bumps are mysterious-looking, a dermatologist can examine them. ...Read more