I had scabies about 14 years ago and applied Lyndane cream which got rid of it. A few months later I developed an intense itching on my scrotum, upper inner thigh area, and under my arms. There is never any sign of a rash or blisters but the scratching leaves my skin raw and bloody at times. When I start to scratch the itch, I can feel my nerves tingling through my brain throughout my body and the more I scratch the more I itch until the pain from the bloody raw skin hurts more that the itch. I bath daily and noticed that when I skip my daily shower, my skin in those areas starts to turn dark with a pungent odor. One time I didn't bathe for 3 days and my skin looked almost black, the areas were very moist with a thick-like substance and the smell was horrible. I have gone to see several doctors and dermatologists over these past 13 years but none of them have known what it could be, especially when there is no sign of a rash or blistering other than the leather-like skin from over scrathing. Would you happen to know what this could be? Thanks in advance.
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