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Itchy bump on hand, between fingers, thighs. What is it?

About a week ago i started with a small blister like bump on my hand and thought it was a bug bite and scratched it open seconds later i noticed it all between my fingers and i popped one only to realize seconds later it was exactly the same now it on my thighs and all over and are soo itchy getting worse and worse by the hour
Asked On : Mon, 15 Apr 2013
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Dermatologist 's  Response
welcome to healthcare magic forum .
thank you for your query .
it look like you have scabies .
you need to take medicine as early as possible .
permite cream is treatment of choice
better to consult dermatologist before taking medicine
you need to wash your cloths with warm water
avoid scratching and contact to other people
stay away from dogs and cats .
keep your nail trim.
i hope i answered your query .
Answered: Mon, 15 Apr 2013
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Dermatologist Dr. Johny Chacko's  Response
Welcome to Healthcare Magic
It seems like you have scabies. It is a skin infestation by an itch mite. It usually spreads from one person to another by close contact. Please screen family members for similar itchy rash. The commonly affected areas are web spaces of hands and feet, underarms, wrists, inner thighs, genital region, around belly button.
Consult a dermatologist. He will treat you. Permethrin 5 % cream works well. You need to take anti histamines for a week even after treatment because the itching may persist for some time. All your contacts in the family should be treated together to prevent relapse. The precautions of treatment explained by dermatologist should be followed properly.
Hope this helped
Take care
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