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Itchy arms, bumps and bleeding. What are they?

I have itchy arms and then there are bumps and when i scratch the bumps come off and bleed. Then it gets itchy again and the area gets a little bigger and bleeds some more. I scratch in my sleep. i have small itchy sore all over my arms. I have not changed anything as far as soaps or detergents. what do you suggest i do
Asked On : Fri, 8 Feb 2013
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thanks for posting your query. Severe itching and nocturnal itching are suggestive of scabies. I suggest you to apply 5% permethrin cream once as overnight application and to take cetrizine at night for ten days. You must change all linen after treatment. If you are not better please consult your dermatologist.
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