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Suggest treatment for a spreading itchy rash on leg and lower back

I have this rash on my foot traveling up my leg and now its spreading to my arms and lower back I ve gone to the doctors they told me I had scabies I ve had the rash for 9 months now I finished my medication and applyed cream twice its been two weeks since medication and still nothing its still itchy it has dryed up a bit but the rash is still spreading my skin is blocking I have thick purple / swing worm like pachets I don t know what to do
Fri, 15 May 2020
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Hello,

The symptoms seem to be related to a an allergic reaction. I suggest using antihistamines such as Cetirizine 10 mg daily. I also suggest using a steroid cream for local application such as Betametasone cream.

Hope I have answered your question. Let me know if I can assist you further.

Regards,
Dr. Dorina Gurabardhi, General & Family Physician
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Suggest treatment for a spreading itchy rash on leg and lower back

Hello, The symptoms seem to be related to a an allergic reaction. I suggest using antihistamines such as Cetirizine 10 mg daily. I also suggest using a steroid cream for local application such as Betametasone cream. Hope I have answered your question. Let me know if I can assist you further. Regards, Dr. Dorina Gurabardhi, General & Family Physician