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Random, itchy bumps on the body, suspicion of scabies. Which tests can detect the same?

I noticed about a week ago I had small bumps randomly on my body that were very itchy. They seemed to spread to my back, sides, and hips mostly, and then I had a few on my stomach , breasts, legs and feet , and jjust noticed 3 between my fingers. I went to a walk in and the Dr. Barley looked at me, and said she wants to treat me for scabies , even though, and I quote, chances are that s not what you have, but what the heck. Its a very long process, do you think I should do it anyways? She said there s no real way to tell if you have scabies, is this true?
Asked On : Sun, 3 Jun 2012
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Hi...dear kelley..,
Thanks for choosing HCM..,
Yes...this is SCABIES..,
good treatment is available..,
Night scrub bath with permethrin SOAP...,
Apply permethrin 1% lotion from neck to..,
tip of the great toe..,
Tab Ivermectin 12 mg single stat..,
Answered: Mon, 9 Jul 2012
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