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Strange Rash.

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  • Posted By: skye_kelly
  • October 30, 2006
  • 04:08 AM

I have had a rash on my hands and feet for about three weeks now.

It started as little bumps that looked like 100s of tiny little blisters under the skin on my palms and the sides of my fingers. On my feet it was all over the toes and the softest part of the soles and the backs of the heels.

At that stage it was localised to the hands and feet and has now spread to my arms and legs mostly on the elbows and knees.

In the last few days the bumps have gone but now the skin on my hands has become thick, dry and sore. It is peeling and there are dark spots where the skin has come off.
My feet are dry and scaly. My knees and elbows have tiny scabs on them that bleed when I scratch them.

All this is VERY itchy.
My arms and legs get very itchy but there doesn't seem to be anything there until I scratch, then the skin becomes red and bumpy.

I have been to see the doctor 3 times now. The first said it was the flu. The second said it was a viral infection. And the third said it was an allergic reaction to something.

So I really don't know...

This is starting to worry me.

Can anyone tell me what this is??

Cheers. Skye.

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  • hey i know gecouse my family has been fighting them off like crazy it is defenitly SCABIESare skin infestations caused by mites over 40 kinds of mites too they come from mice birds rats and can only be seen under a microscope. tell tour doc you want a skin test done vecouse its highly contagious and lt takes 2 weeks after the initial contraction of scabies to show any signs
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    • November 5, 2006
    • 03:26 PM
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