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Scabies Without Rash
Can you have scabies without any rash in the usual locations? "bite marks" and intense night itching on shins only. Doc said didn't know. Diag scabies
Picture Worth 1000: How about bedbugs? fleas? something irritating in your socks (new socks? detergent? ou know those products from China are sprayed with these really weird chemicals; they have a characteristic smell). but really, hard to say without a picture. ...Read more
Can I have scabies without a rash, i itch on my arms, wrists, hands, back, hips, butt, legs, shins and really bad on anckles, but no rash!
I've had constant itching for 6 months, and rashes 24/7 since then, I was diagnosed with scabies nut that didn't work, then alergic reaction.?
My doctor examined n said I had scabies.I took d recommended drugs n felt beta.now I hv more severe rashes n itchin jst after a few weeks.Wat do I do?
Scabies: 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, feet, wrists, knees, elbows, buttocks ; genitalia. A dermatologist or your family doctor can make this diagnosis accurately. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Very itchy upper body rashes for 18mths. Topical ointment only temp fix. No allergies (tested). Not scabies. Not soaps/chemicals/hard water.
Photo would help: The characteristics of the rash are very important to determine the cause. If you can share a photo here on Health Tap- there may be a dermatologist or other doctor who can identify it for you. I wonder if the rash comes and goes or is there all the time? What parts exactly on your body is it found? What exactly does the rash look like? Can you describe it... many Q's but needed to find diagnosis. ...Read more
How do I know if I have anaphylaxis? My body is itching me all over. How do I know it's not scabies? These rashes get crazy at night time. I've been having it for 3 weeks. Did laundry 2x. And my lips have gotten swollen twice. I went to a doctor and she s
Not anaphylaxis: Anaphylaxis refers to acute allergic reaction with loss of blood pressure, passing out, tight airway, sudden difficulty breathing. The cause is usually known. You have something quite different. You need a diagnosis-----scabies or whatever----and your Dr should call a dermatologist for you to be seen on an urgent basis. ...Read more