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What causes itchy allergies?

Ive got these little dots all over my body, but especially on my hands, arms, ankles, insides of upper legs and shoulders. They are very small and have the same color as my skin. When I start scratching them they itch even more and I just can't stop.. What is this ?
Wed, 4 Jun 2014
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Thanks for your query.
There are a number of skin diseases associated with itchy eruptions.Among them allergy,scabies,eczema,fungal infections etc are common.
For proper diagnosis,physicians need to see the rashes or lesions.Sometimes laboratory investigations are also advised.
So my opinion is : Please contact with your local doctor.

In the mean time,you can take oral antihistamine like Cetrizine to relief itching.
Please try to avoid nail pricking or scratching as it may deteriorate your problems.

Take care and get well soon.
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