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Treatment for herpe symptoms burning itching bumps on private area?

Treatment for herpe symptoms burning itching bumps on private area?

Antiviral 4 outbreak: If you have been previously diagnosed with genital herpes, an antiviral medication may be prescribed during an outbreak: such as oral valtrex (valacyclovir). If you haven't been diagnosed, further doctor evaluation needs to be performed regardless , to determine if it's a herpes outbreak or a combined genital infection. Herpes can be transmitted between individuals without symptoms. ...Read more

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Scabies (Definition)

A skin disease caused by a mite infection. Symptoms include an extremely itchy, linear rash where the mite has ...Read more


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Poison ivy and scabies look alike?

Poison ivy and scabies look alike?

No: Poison ivy typically starts out as red patches and can even blister. However, scabies typically are single, small red bumps that follow a line. Scabes can occur commonly on the hands and between the fingers as well as underneath elastic bands such as a waistband. ...Read more

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Are scabies similer to shingles?

Are scabies similer to shingles?

Not at all: With shingles you get painful blisters in a linear band on one side of your body. Scabies gives you itching, virtually always on both sides of your body, with no blisters. ...Read more

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Lupus symptoms neg bloodwork, biopsy of facial rash showed sebhorreic dermatitis but get malar flushing. Deflated and seeking answers?

Lupus symptoms neg bloodwork, biopsy of facial rash showed sebhorreic dermatitis but get malar flushing. Deflated and seeking answers?

Maybe rosacea: Malar flushing is most commonly caused by a condition called rosacea. Many times there is a positive family history of similar symptoms. Wine, spicy foods will frequently provoke the flushing. The condition can be mild or severe depending on the degree of flushing and how often it happens. The biopsy seems to have ruled out lupus, but an immunofluresence bx is more specific. Mirvaso may help. ...Read more

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Rash on backs of arms + forearms after vaca at the beach. Unsure if photoallergic dermatitis r/t meds(bcp, gabapentin, nexium)or PMLE? Pics uploaded.

Rash on backs of arms + forearms after vaca at the beach. Unsure if photoallergic dermatitis r/t meds(bcp, gabapentin, nexium)or PMLE? 
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Photosensitive: This may well be photosensitivity secondary to medications or simply Sun poisoning. Ask your pharmacist if any of your medications cause photosensitivity as he/she has access to all that information and can recommend OTC treatment. ...Read more

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Suspected scabies diag 5 weeks ago. 4 perm apps, family treated, home treated (including bug bombs w/perm). Much improved but new bumps..Post scabies?

Permethrin 1% vs 5%.: If you are using any over the counter permethrin, the 1% version, you may not be using a product strong enough to deal with this problem. There is also a new approach, one with pills that is very effective as well. Please let your health care provider know that you are having ongoing problems. ...Read more

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Son diagnosed w/ scabies. Not treated yet. Since rash looks better but spread face/eyelid. Rash not itchy. Clear bumps w/ black dots. Likely Scabies?

Son diagnosed w/ scabies. Not treated yet. Since rash looks better but spread face/eyelid. Rash not itchy. Clear bumps w/ black dots. Likely Scabies?

Maybe not...: Scabies does not usually affect teh face, eyelids, etc, and I have never heard of scabies that doesn't itch; if these things happen at all, they are uncommon. Best to check back with the doctor who diagnosed and is treating your son. ...Read more

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How can we differentiated between scabies n bedbug on clinical symtomp?

How can we differentiated between scabies n bedbug on clinical symtomp?

Patterns: Scabies tend to make linear, reddish, raised "tracks" (from the mite burrowing just under skin), and like the skin near creases / joints. Bedbugs tend to just have isolated, red / swollen "bite" marks, particularly on exposed areas. ...Read more

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Symptoms of demodex mites in skin ? please full answer :)

Symptoms of demodex mites in skin ? please full answer :)

Itching/Inflammation: The mites live in the hair follicle and oil glands of the skin.It carries bacteria and when it dies releases this bacteria which causes an immune reaction leading to inflammation and redness. the mites move to the skin surface at night causing a sensation of bugs under the skin.Treatment of the infection and underlying disorder is key to it,s eradication ...Read more

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What's the definitive way to determine if these itchy bumps are mosquito bites, hives or bed bug bites?

What's the definitive way to determine if these itchy bumps are mosquito bites, hives or bed bug bites?

Can be tricky: There are differences btwn mosquitoes & bed bugs. Mosquitoes usually aren't out when it's really cold & they are often found outside in wooded areas. Bug beds live inside & thus are not impacted by the temperature. The itching from a mosquito bite starts right away & usually resolves w/in a few hrs. Bed bug bites may not itch but when they do it might take up to several days for this to occur. You. ...Read more

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Unbearably itchy upper body & scalp. No scabies, lice, dandruff, or allergies (tested). Rashes on hands/inner elbows/chest. Steroid cream not helping?

Unbearably itchy upper body & scalp. No scabies, lice, dandruff, or allergies (tested). Rashes on hands/inner elbows/chest. Steroid cream not helping?

See Allergist: Given you unbearable itching symptoms and rash refractory to topical steroids I would suggest making an appointment to see an allergist for further workup/evaluation. Eczema, contact dermatitis, urticaria (hives), etc. are all skin condition that you could be suffering from. Getting workup up by a specialist might provide more answers/treatments. ...Read more

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Could scabies be mistaken for bed bug bites?

Doubtful : Scabies looks like lines of burrows on skin made with little mounds or blisters. They cause itching which is often worse at night. Although they can be anywhere on skin they like going into skin folds (waistline, axilla, breasts, between fingers, wrists, knees, elbows, buttocks ; genitalia. Bed bug bites may have no sx's/signs except for 2 small skin puncture points. A reaction may show from an. ...Read more

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What are the symptomsbif photo dermatitis?

Photodermatitis: Photodermatitis is a number of conditions that can happen on the skin after exposure to light. Mostly uva or uvb, but also visible light. The rash is most commonly seen on sun exposed areas (nose, cheeks, lower lip, outer forearms, v of chest etc), but severe photodermatitis can involve the entire skin. Rash can be varied from red papules to hives, brown patches, even discoid lupus. Many causes. ...Read more

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Moles infection symptopms?

Moles infection symptopms?

4 things: Swelling, redness, pain, and warmth are all characteristics associated with a skin infection. ...Read more

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Can a rash from scabies spread after permethrin treatment of the mites are killed? Just did treatment last night, rash on cheek now, not itchy

Can a rash from scabies spread after permethrin treatment of the mites are killed? Just did treatment last night, rash on cheek now, not itchy

Probably not but: Even if the mites are killed, they have left some droppings behind in the skin areas where they had visited. The allergic reaction to the droppings may linger on for a couple of more weeks. However it is uncommon to involve the face and thus the problem may not be scabies. ...Read more

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Did 2 rounds of permitherin cream for scabies. Both times got worse. (More borrows, bite, crawling sensation) Does this mean misdiagnosis? No scabies?

May be scabies: It is not uncommon for people to get more itchy instead of less a few days after scabies treatment. It is also important to put the cream over the whole body and not just the part with the rash, especially cutting nails and applying on hands well. Linens and clothes need to be washed well and close contacts may need to be treated. Sometimes people may retreat after.a week but not usually. ...Read more

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Symptoms of mites on skin?

Symptoms of mites on skin?

Lice?: If you are talking about lice, body lice are tiny animals that infect humans. They are contracted by skin-to-skin contact with persons who have them, or by wearing their clothes. Head lice and body lice are caused by the same animal; pubic lice is caused by a slightly different but related mite. The primary symptom is itching. ...Read more