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How can you tell the difference between eczema an scabies is there different symptoms for each one?

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Dr. Vlada Groysman
Dermatology

In brief: Similar symptoms

Scabies occur usually on wrists, between fingers, groin, axilla, buttocks and neck.
Eczema usually occurs on backs of knees, flexural folds, hands and neck. Sometimes eczema and scabies can look similar. You need to be seen by a skin doctor to get a scraping if you think you might have scabies.

In brief: Similar symptoms

Scabies occur usually on wrists, between fingers, groin, axilla, buttocks and neck.
Eczema usually occurs on backs of knees, flexural folds, hands and neck. Sometimes eczema and scabies can look similar. You need to be seen by a skin doctor to get a scraping if you think you might have scabies.
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