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Itchy bumps on arms, legs, back, stomach, filled with pus. Treatment options?

im getting these very tiny itchy bumps on my arms, legs, back, stomach and some even on that back of my hands. there is not that many of them and hardly noticeable until they itch. They are single bumps kinda puss filled. They started two weeks ago when my girlfriend came over and stayed the night. she was scratching her calves and thighs the whole night.
Asked On : Wed, 23 Jan 2013
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It seems both of you are probably having a mite infestation known as scabies.
To treat the same, single overnight application of permethrin is required. If the lesions are too itchy, you need to take oral antiallergic like cetirizine too. After single application of permethrin, the mites will clear away however itching might persist for few days.
As the above mentioned are prescription drugs, kindly consult a doctor nearby.
Hope that answers your query.
Answered: Wed, 23 Jan 2013
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