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Itchiness between fingers due to rash spreading to back an front of hands. Had the same symptoms on legs. What could it be?

hi Dr Samuel, I had symptoms of itchiness between my toes was rash like but did not spread up my feet . I now have same problem on my hands. It began between my fingers and has now spread over front and back of both hands. The itch gets quite bad at certain times. Is it contageous and do you know what this condition is? Many thanks #Niamh
Asked On : Fri, 6 Jul 2012
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Hi itching in between fingers is typical sign of scabies.yes it is a contagious disease.use overnight application of permithrin weekly once for 2 weeks along with antibiotic and antihistamine can cure it.permithrin should be used by all the family members
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