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    What causes spreading itchy rash when diagnosed with scabies?

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Posted on Mon, 24 Jul 2017 in Skin Hair and Nails
Question: I was diagnosed with scabies from my new puppy. Vet doesn't believe it is scabies. My rash is spreading, itching and burning. What should I do?
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Answered by Dr. Asmeet Kaur Sawhney 1 hour later
Brief Answer:
Signs and symptoms of scabies

Detailed Answer:
Hi,
Thanks for being at HealthcareMagic,

Scabies can spread from animals.
It has certain signs and symptoms.

Itching is worst at night, bumps and itching is most severe in the fingers, wrist, abdomen, breasts, underarms, and thighs and usually, a friend or a relative has a recent or present history of similar complaints.

If you are having one or more of these symptoms then you could have contracted scabies.
Let me know if I can assist you further.

Regards
Dr Asmeet



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