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Contagious itchy skin with no rash until scratched?

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Dr. Keegan Duchicela
Family Medicine

In brief: Some thoughts...

Without a picture it's very difficult to diagnose a skin condition, and what you're describing can have many different causes.
It could be a mild eczema, a fungal infection, a viral exanthem, a reaction to something you've come in contact with (a new perfume, lotion, soap), bug bites... It's a long list. If otc Hydrocortisone or Benadryl (diphenhydramine) isn't helping, make sure to check in with your doc!

In brief: Some thoughts...

Without a picture it's very difficult to diagnose a skin condition, and what you're describing can have many different causes.
It could be a mild eczema, a fungal infection, a viral exanthem, a reaction to something you've come in contact with (a new perfume, lotion, soap), bug bites... It's a long list. If otc Hydrocortisone or Benadryl (diphenhydramine) isn't helping, make sure to check in with your doc!
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