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Spots that keep appearing on body and are itchy look like bites not scabies or menengitus?

Spots that keep appearing on body and are itchy look like bites not scabies or menengitus?

See a dermatologist: If you have pets it could be fleas. It is difficult to make a proper diagnosis since I am not there to see the condition. I recommend seeing a dermatologist so that they can make a proper diagnosis and give you something to get rid of the condition or relieve symptoms.

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


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Do bed bug bites look like scabies?

Do bed bug bites look like scabies?

Scabies vs bedbugs: 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 cause no sx's/signs in some except for 2 small points where skin was punctured by >.

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Hey, I had scabies and I used the premetharine cream. I have been slightly itchy & bumps look like bug bites, when will they go away or do I have it?

Hey, I had scabies and I used the premetharine cream. I have been slightly itchy & bumps look like bug bites, when will they go away or do I have it?

Scabies: One can be itchy for few weeks even after treatment but important thing here is to monitor for appearance of new lesions. Antihistamines and hydrocortisone can be tried for itch and permethrin treatment can be repeated after 1-2 weeks. Important to treat the whole family at the same time. Http://patient. Info/health/scabies-leaflet

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What do scabie bites look like?

What do scabie bites look like?

Small raised bites: Scabies are not visible to the naked eye. The individual lesions are smaller raised marks. The distribution is important between fingers, wrist ankles on the penis, armpits, waistbnand, nipples. Itching is worst at night. It is easily treatable but everyone in household should be treated even if not itching.

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What does scabies look like?

Itchy rash: Scabies is a very itchy and annoying rash that comes from a mite that likes to burrow itself underneath the skin. It is contagious and has a predisposition for certain hidden areas of the body (such as the webs of the fingers/toes, creases under the breasts, and elbows). It can be generalized in a baby. Sometimes it can look like a little pimple or insect bite, and other times it can be crusted.

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What does scabies look like?

Scabies: The skin shows signs of small insect-type bites, or looks like pimples. The skin may also be red or have sores due to scratching of the area. A burrow (a short s-shaped track that indicates the mite's movement under the skin) may also be visible. The average affected person has only five to 10 mites on their body at a time. See: http://www. Emedicinehealth. Com/scabies/page3_em. Htm#scabies symptoms.

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What do scabies look like? What treament should you use?

Scabies: Scabies can cause intense itching which worsens at night. If you check your skin you can see little burrows made by small blisters and bumps in skin folds. Places you might find them include your armpits, inner elbows, between your fingers, on your feet, around the buttocks, genitalia and breasts. Med prescribed by health care provider are usually needed to treat scabies. Creams include: >

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Could a really bad case of herpes look like scabies?

Could a really bad case of herpes look like scabies?

Not likely: Herpes rash is little blisters that break open to form an ulcer and is tender when touched. It is caused by herpes type 1 & type 2. Scabies is caused by a "mite", a bug, that tunnels under the surface of the skin. Scabies is not painful but itches like nothing else. Scabies doesn't form ulcers. Herpes is often on the face, genitals, or fingers. Scabies is often on the hands, arms, waist, or legs.

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My roommate may have scabies. I have bites on my body - is this to do with scabies, or something else?

Scabies exposure.: 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. You might have scabies.

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What do you suggest if my roommate may have scabies - has bites in on my body - is this to do with scabies, or something else?

Don't know diagnosis: Scabies is usually spread by close physical contact. It can also be spread by using the same bedding or clothing as someone who is infected with scabies. A dermatologist or your family doctor can make this diagnosis accurately. Scabies can cause intense itching which worsens at night. If you check your skin you can see little burrows made by small blisters and bumps in skin folds. Places you might

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What does scabies rash look like?

What does scabies rash look like?

Extremely itchy: Scabies is one of the itchiest rashes around. It is usually seen as individual reddish bumps about 1/8 to 1/4 inch wide, along the waistline area or on other places on the chest or abdomen. Fingers often have scabies bumps, about 1/8 inch size. Sometimes bumps form in a short line, usually not more than a 1.5 inch long line of little bumps. Extremely itchy bumps plus scratching suggests scabies.

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What does a scabies rash usually look like?

What does a scabies rash usually look like?

Small bumps: Many small bumps (so-called vesiculopapular/crusted papular eruptions) presented at pubic area, abdomen, inner thighs, buttock, fingerwebs, wrists, etc. But never spreading to face or scalp.

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What can scabies look like 5 days after treatment?

Gone gone: Migt be left with inflmmed skin as of scrathing.

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Can doctors tell me what does scabies look like when healing?

Scabies Treatment: Elimite (permethrin) cream is the most commonly prescribed treatment for scabies. One applies it everywhere from the neck down. After 8 hours it is washed off and repeat in 1 week. Clothing that has been worn and sheets and used towels are washed. Any potentiallly contaminated clothes must be washed or, alternatively, they can be put in a plastic bag and put out in the sun for a week.

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How can I tell if a rash is scabies? What does a rash that is caused by scabies look like? How will I know if my rash is from scabies? .

How can I tell if a rash is scabies? What does a rash that is caused by scabies look like? How will I know if my rash is from scabies? .

Varies: There is a classic scabies rash but you may be uncommon and still have scabies! Usually, itchy rash worse at night and which spares the neck and face. Look for burrows on the hands and feet or in the finger webs. Burrows are short, wavy, scaly gray lines on the skin surface. Rash may be on inside wrist, elbows, underarms, under breasts, abdomen, genital and buttocks region and can look scabs too!

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How can I tell if a rash is scabies? What does a rash that is caused by scabies look like? How will I know if my rash is from scabies? .

How can I tell if a rash is scabies? What does a rash that is caused by scabies look like? How will I know if my rash is from scabies? .

Varies: There is a classic scabies rash but you may be uncommon and still have scabies! Usually, itchy rash worse at night which spares the neck and face. Look for burrows on the hands and feet or in the finger webs. Burrows are short, wavy, scaly gray lines on the skin surface. Rash may be on inside wrist, elbows, underarms, under breasts, abdomen, genital and buttocks region and be just scabs too!

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Will my scabies bites go away overnight with cream?

Will my scabies bites go away overnight with cream?

It take more than: That. If you have scabies it can require a fair effort to get rid of it. First, you and all the members of your household will need to be treated. Ivermectin is an effective medication for treating scabies. Medications prescribed by your health care provider are usually needed to treat scabies. Creams include: Permethrin 5%, benzyl benzoate, sulfur in petrolatum, and crotamiton. Second, you will.