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Posted by: RIA | 2009-08-31

scabies?pls advise

doctor diagnosed this condition some moths ago by just looking at the rash,but it comes and goes,intense itching in the day therefore scratch marks from
fingernails.only affects stomach(trunk)
No-one else in family infected including husband

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Hallo Ria
Scabies usually cause burrows and nodules located in the crevasses of the body, such as between fingers, toes, buttocks, elbows, waist area, genital area, and under the breasts in women. Scabies would cause rash all the time. This could be due to an allergy for something ( washing powder, elastic from pants, nickel from a belt, chemicals in a leather belt). Try antihistamine cream like Anthisan and tablets like Loratidine when itching starts.
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