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Itch/pinch. No rash. No change of anything in environment. Not scabies- already checked. All over my body. Wakes me up at night. Heat makes it worse.?

Itch/pinch. No rash. No change of anything in environment. Not scabies- already checked. All over my body. Wakes me up at night. Heat makes it worse.?

Itch: Please continue to see our doctor. Have you been checked for low B12? If low and you supplement w/it be sure to take the sublingual type rather than swallowing it. Peace and good health. ...Read more

Dr. John Chiu
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Rash (Definition)

A skin rash is a symptom in which a person has changes on part or all of his skin, such as color changes, bumps, blisters, oozing, peeling, ...Read more


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Scabies rash does it get worse after tx with cream?

Scabies rash does it get worse after tx with cream?

What kind?: It won't get worse with cream but will stay and spread for a long time if not properly treated. Even after the treatment has killed all of them, you may still be itching for many more days because of the bug droppings in the skin. ...Read more

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Does a scabies rash get worse after treatment before it gets better? And does epsom salt baths help to kill the scabies?

Does a scabies rash get worse after treatment before it gets better? And does epsom salt baths help to kill the scabies?

Should not: After treatment the rash should not flare. The best treatments are Permethrin 5% cream and / or oral Ivermectin depending on the severity of the case. ...Read more

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Extremely itchy rash on stomach and sides, worse at night. It started gradually, became worse over the last several days. Could it be scabies?

Extremely itchy rash on stomach and sides, worse at night. It started gradually, became worse over the last several days. Could it be scabies?

Possibly: Problems like these can only be correctly handled by your doctor in person. He/she needs to listen to you, perform an examination and possibly run labs or other tests. That's the only way he/she can find out what's going on and what to do about it. ...Read more

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Md doesn't think rash is scabies & biopsy showed only infection. He gave me steroid crm & crm for infection. If it is scabies, will this make it worse?

No...: ...It just won't make it better. What makes you think it's scabies? Are others in your household itching? Do you have sores between your fingers, or in the groin? If the md is a dermatologist, and says it's not scabies, it probably isn't. ...Read more

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My husband had poison ivy but now 4 weeks later the rash is worse causing red lines that look like veins, he was told he has scabies but I don't have?

My husband had poison ivy but now 4 weeks later the rash is worse causing red lines that look like veins, he was told he has scabies but I don't have?

Scabies: Should be seen by a dermatologist who would perform skin scrapings for true diagnosis. If this has already been done, then he should have been prescribed appropriate therapy. ...Read more

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Can a bad fungal infection cause rash that hurts/tingle/crawly feeling? I thought scabies/derm says allergy. Prednisone made worse, miconazole helping.

Can a bad fungal infection cause rash that hurts/tingle/crawly feeling? I thought scabies/derm says allergy. Prednisone made worse, miconazole helping.

Not usual: Since prednisone made it worse, I suspect that your problem may be from an anxiety reaction if there is no visible rash. If there is a rash, then one needs to consider other conditions than allergy (which usually causes itching). This is not likely from a fungal infection however. Get a 2nd opinion if needed. ...Read more

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I have a very itchy rash that comes and goes for the last year. It is on my palm, vagina, breast and upper chest. I have been treated for everything from scabies to mrsa. It seems to get worse around my periods. However it dose come out at other times. It

I have a very itchy rash that comes and goes for the last year. It is on my palm, vagina, breast and upper chest. I have been treated for everything from scabies to mrsa. It seems to get worse around my periods. However it dose come out at other times. It

Fungus?: Due to cravings for sugar prior to your periods, fungal infections can be aggravated. Please see a dermatologist. A biopsy may be appropriate since you sound like you have already received some medical attention. ...Read more

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I have a rash that started out like a ringworm but seems to be spreading and itches worse when I'm sweating?

I have a rash that started out like a ringworm but seems to be spreading and itches worse when I'm sweating?

Picture and: Detailed description will be helpful. Infectious type rash may explain the spread. Washing hand with soap and water may reduce spread. Seeing a provider for evaluation will be wise ...Read more

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Any recommendations on how to resolve itchy or rash like issues on upper inner thighs by groin area. This is typically worse after sweating.

Any recommendations on how to resolve itchy or rash like issues on upper inner thighs by groin area. This is typically worse after sweating.

Rash: It sounds like you may have a yeast/fungal issue going on. You need to make sure you keep you skin as dry as possible - when in a situation of sweating, use wicking clothing and change clothes frequently. You can also try an over the counter anti fungal such as lotrimin (clotrimazole). If it does not improve, get in to be seen. Good luck! ...Read more

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Rash going on 9 months. Not fungal/allergy. Sweating/itching make it worse. Not raised, dry or scaly. Cortisone only stops itching. Left thigh only.

Rash going on 9 months. Not fungal/allergy. Sweating/itching make it worse. Not raised, dry or scaly. Cortisone only stops itching. Left thigh only.

See a dermatologist: Your description must be augmented by professional exam if you are to have any chance at accurate diagnosis. Effective therapy derives from precise diagnosis. ...Read more

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Will rashes caused by scabies disappear on their own?

No need treatment: The scabies needs to be treated. The discoloration or dryness may take time. Use a moisturizer for that ...Read more

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I have severe itching accompanied by bumps, welts, and rashes - scabies or something else?

I have severe itching accompanied by bumps, welts, and rashes - scabies or something else?

Could be scabies: You are describing either scabies or eczema (allergy). If you are also itching in hands and feet it is very likely that it is scabies. In that case all medications are prescription based so you need to see a dr. If not you may try otc Hydrocortisone cream + oral benadryl (diphenhydramine). ...Read more

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How post scabies manifested? Are there new rashes, new white head pimples, crawling?

How post scabies manifested? Are there new rashes, new white head pimples, crawling?

Infected scabies: Sorry your question is not clear. Yes scabies can get infected. New pimples would probably be a different thing, Irrespective of that antibiotics would be needed. ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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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


Dr. Cornelia Franz
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Rash (Definition)

A rash is a change to skin condition which can affect color, appearance, or texture. It may or may not ...Read more