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Episodes of itching on the legs. Reason?

yes for about 5 yrs now I have had itching badly on my leggs mostly but have had bouts with it all over. it comes and goes but causes me to scratch till it scabs seems to be spreading. the scabs heal some time completely then I whined up scratching them to the point of scabing again. happen mostly at night when in bed but have had a few time when right after a shower my skin crawls to the point of having to scratch with no releif till the skin break and starts to bleed .
Asked On : Mon, 4 Mar 2013
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Dermatologist 's  Response
welcome to healthcare magic forum
you may have scabies or eczematous dermatitis over leg
take antihistaminic medicine like allegra once at night
apply mild steroid containing cream over the leg
wear cotton cloths and avoid work which induce perspiration
better to consult dermatologist if problem persist
i hope i answered your question
Answered: Tue, 5 Mar 2013
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