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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 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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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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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 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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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 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 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

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Small bubbles of clear liquid located round my fingers. They're itchy and come and go. Scabs form after as well. What are they and how do I cure it?

Small bubbles of clear liquid located round my fingers. They're itchy and come and go. Scabs form after as well. What are they and how do I cure it?

Hand Eczema: Dyshidrotic eczema is a type of eczema (dermatitis) of unknown cause that is characterized by itch bubles or vesicles filled with clear fluid. You don't catch it from someone, its more of an inherited condition. Sometimes washing hands too frequently can dry out the hands and exacerbate it. More then likely you will need a high strength prescription cortisone cream. See a dermatologist. ...Read more

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My surgery wound is angry red and itchy so I pulled one of the scabs and puss oozed out and I see my stitch but they where suppose to disolve. What2do?

My surgery wound is angry red and itchy so I pulled one of the scabs and puss oozed out and I see my stitch but they where suppose to disolve. What2do?

Call your doctor: Contact your doctor's office for followup. Redressing of the wound along with possible antibiotics may be needed if an infection is present or wound is not healing properly ...Read more

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Hi I have dry scabs on my scalp, what could this be and best way to treat it. I know it's not dandruff. It gets itchy and I pick them which then bleed?

Hi I have dry scabs on my scalp, what could this be and best way to treat it. I know it's not dandruff. It gets itchy and I pick them which then bleed?

Reaction: Did you apply anything on your hair? Such as chemical products or hair dye? You may be reacting to them. Also if you have eczema, it can affect your scalp. Talk to you doctor or seek the opinion of a dermatologist. ...Read more