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bug bite looking rash on skin? could it be scabies?

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  • Posted By: Anonymous
  • May 9, 2007
  • 03:06 PM

Hi,

I have developed a bug bite looking rash on my body about over two weeks ago. No one else in my family have complained of itching and my 6 year old practically sleeps on top of me. The rash itches like crazy. It started around my breast, wrist, feet and now I have some on my back, arms, thighs. I have none on my head, face, neck, and thank god!!!!, none on my genital area. The doctor has done a scratch test to check for allergies but came up negative. He also gave me a cream in case it is scabies, which has not helped.

Does anyone know what this could be, and is it possible to have scabies and your family not have it?

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