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My little cousins are itching everywhere and now I am too. Do I have the mumps?

My little cousins are itching everywhere and now I am too. Do I have the mumps?

ITCHING EVERYWHERE: Mumps usually don't itch. If your little cousins have been itching, and if you are itching now, you all may have scabies. See a pediatrician or a general physician. If it is scabies (and without seeing you, i cannot tell), there is a cream or lotion that will cure it. ...Read more

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Dr. Jeff McFadden
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Mumps (Definition)

A viral infection of children caused by the paramyxovirus virus. The salivary glands (especially the parotid glands behind the ears) swell. The paramyxovirus virus is spread by direct contact with an infected person's sneeze or cough. With nearly universal immunization in childhood, there are few cases ...Read more


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My ear lobes have been itching and have burning sensation. I am totally deaf in my right ear from mumps I contracted as a child. Ps advise. Coco?

My ear lobes have been itching and have burning sensation. I am totally deaf in my right ear from mumps I contracted as a child. Ps advise. Coco?

Hard to know: More background information and an exam needed to address with accuracy. An initial thought: metal allergy related to jewelry? Infection would be unlikely to affect both earlobes simultaneously. A form of autoimmunity can attack cartilage, but unlikely to only effect the ear lobes. Very unlikely to be related to your history of mumps. ...Read more

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What can cause little itchy blisters on the vaginal area. Don't hurt itches really bad. And it's not all over just one spot ?

What can cause little itchy blisters on the vaginal area. Don't hurt itches really bad. And it's not all over just one spot ?

Blisters: Herpes (both genital and non genital) though these usually are painful. Allergic reaction of the vulvar skin to something used in that area. An early vulvitis from a yeast infection. Try an antihistamine first, but if no relieve see a gyn to rule out herpes. ...Read more

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What do I have? A rash? Bug bite? It itches! I have some kind of rash, or bite all over my skin. I thought it could be bed bugs but my boyfriend doesn't have any bites. They are small red bumps that itch like crazy sometimes. I have some on my wrists tha

Not every one has a: Reaction to bed bugs. Bed bug bites may have no sx's/signs except for 2 small skin puncture points. A reaction may show from an hr to several days later. It can cause itchy, pink, swollen, lesions w clear center. If hypersensite blisters may occur. A telltale sign is linear track of lesions from sequential feedings – but doesn't always occur. Bites are in areas exposed while sleeping-arms, should. ...Read more

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I feel as if there are little stickers under my skin every where....It itches everywhere. What can this be?

I feel as if there are little stickers under my skin every where....It itches everywhere.  What can this be?

Unclear: I'm not sure what you mean by "little stickers." you probably need to see your dermatologist or allergist for a thorough history and exam. ...Read more

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Dr. Jack Mutnick
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Itch (Definition)

An itch is an irritating sensation that causes one to have the urge ...Read more