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Itchy rashes developing on the body. What are these?

Hi my name is layla. So about 2 days ago i was laying in bed and felt a itch on my leg, i scratched it then it itched more n got big and red, like a mosquito bite. I thought mayb spider cus i was wearing sweets. And then yesterday got one on my ankle, and today was just sitting watching tv on my bed n got 3 in a row on my knee. They itch bad. I put lotion kinda helped but not alot. Ive never had this happen can u tell me what it is?
Asked On : Mon, 22 Apr 2013
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Hi, you are having lichen urticatus. Take short course of steroid in tappering dose. Take anti histaminic till you get relief in itching. If you feel the lesion infected, take a short course of antibiotics. Apply calamine lotion. It is due to hipersensitivity to insect bites. So , keep the bed clean and keep away yourself from insects bed bug. Avoid stress. Avoid soap bath. Take dettol bath... I hope you will be fine.. Ok
Answered: Tue, 23 Apr 2013
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