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How can a teenager get rid of itchy spots on the chest ?

I have lots of bug bite-looking sports on my chest . There used to be just a few but I couldn t stop itching them and now there s loads. At the start I thought they were pimpes but they were so itchy. They re in the middle of my chest. I m 13 female. Never had this before. not sure how I can get rid of them.
Asked On : Tue, 5 Jul 2011
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This could be due to mild fungal infection which has become secondarily infected by scratching. Is there any scaling of that part of the skin. Any flakes. It would be wise to show them to a Dermatologist to differentiate from urticaria an fungal infection and receive proper treatment. As of now you can apply soothing lactocalamine lotion and take over the counter antihistamines to reduce itching. Avoid sun exposure. Drink plenty of water and eat fresh fruits and vegetables in diet.
Answered: Wed, 13 Jul 2011
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