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Itchy rash on arms, legs, chest and abdomen - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help u?
User :   My son has a itchy rash on his arms, legs chest and abdomen
Doctor :   Do he have Allergies / Diabetes / Thyroid problem / High Blood pressure/Heart disease/ Asthma etc
User :   no
User :   i have it too
Doctor :   Have you had any similar problems in the past?
User :   i have it too, and no nothing in the past
Doctor :   Have he taken/taking any medicines or had any consultation with a Doctor?
User :   he had strep throat and finished his medicines
Doctor :   since how long he's having this probs?
User :   about 2 weeks, i've had it over a month
Doctor :   what was the medication?
User :   Amoxicillin
User :   the strep went away but the rash isnt letting up
Doctor :   well that is the end result of the strep onfections
Doctor :   nothing to worry for?
User :   i dont have the strep throat but i have a similiar rash
Doctor :   k fine
User :   its waking him up at night itching, i've tried benadryl and creams, nothing seems to help
Doctor :   well then it might be due to scabies
Doctor :   u have visit the doc'for the physical exam

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