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Spots randomly spreading throughout the body, becomes big, skin peels off, bleeding, itching, looks like a blister, contagious. What could this be?

What causes spots to come up randomly over body and turn into thumb size spot and skin come off and it then looks like a blister with no skin on it. It will bleed and itch. Grandson had it first, doctor said it was allergic reaction and not contageous. 5 days later little granddaughter started breaking out. Took her to doctor he said it was bug bite(mosquito) probably. Now 4 days later next granddaughter is breaking out.
Asked On : Wed, 29 Aug 2012
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Hi i think all the family members are breaking out indicates it is is a bactrrial infection caused by sarcoptes scabei.sometimes prurigo nodularis occurs in the same way as it but all the family members are not can be cured by permithrin lotion all over body overnight and wash it next should be applied twice daily with one week apart.wash the clothes in hot water.use atarax 25 mg at night and use a antibiotic to combact secondary infection
Answered: Tue, 24 Sep 2013
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