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Have itchy bumps in body and bruises in legs. Undergoing treatment for yeast infection. Advice?

hi. my name is abbie, i am 15 years old. I have been having alot of different medical problems over the course of the past few months and out of all the doctors ive seen, (alot) none of them know what is wrong with me. I have small itchy bumps all over my body( mainly my arms and scalp ), I am currently being treated for a bacterial and yeast infection , I am constantly nauseous, I have bruises all over my legs and they just wont seem to go away. I have been diagnosed with vaso-vagal syncopy but im not being treated for it.
Asked On : Wed, 13 Mar 2013
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hello Abbie..
I understand your concerns about the ongoing the current scenario, I would suggest you undergo a biopsy of your itch bumps.. Only that can give an accurate diagnosis about the dermatological condition prevalent. Bacterial and yeast infection can be ruled out by simple culture of the swabs /scraping taken from the lesions.Was it done before you started the medication?
Also ,in your age , the multiple bruising on your legs should be investigated by a few blood tests before you start on the therapy. Vaso vagal syncope in generally treated by avoiding the triggering factors like prolonged standing , stress, coughing hard etc.Drink lots of fluids with electrolytes ,juices , sports drinks etc.
You should discuss the above with your guardian and visit a dermatologist to get started on the same.
Hope this is helpful.Take care.
Answered: Wed, 13 Mar 2013
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