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Red bumps

Hi I have these red bumps that itch LIKE CRAZY all over my skin like at first it started at a few around my belly button but then it started spreading more and more. I went to a doctor and he prescribed me hydrocortisone. It helps stop the itching for about an  hour or two but then they start to itch constantly. Currently I have them on my back, my stomach the pelvic area, and all along both arms. My doctor has no idea what these are he says that it isn't scabies at all but he is going to make me an appointment for a dermatologist if there is a medical professional that can reply please do thank you.
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Hello,
It can be due to scabies. It is characterized by intense itching, usually at night and by small insect-type bites lesions on the skin. Diagnosis of scabies is made by scraping the skin and viewing the material under a microscope to see the characteristic mite or eggs.
You should change the bed linen, your clothes and wash them in hot water and dry them in sun. You can also use medicated soaps as well for bathing. He should be isolated so not to pass the disease to others. Personal hygiene is needed. You should see for any nearby pet infected with it too which can be the cause of transmission of disease. Low immunity can as well cause such problem. Take multivitamins along with the treatment. Don't scratch the area.

It is very difficult to precisely confirm a diagnosis without examination and investigations and the answer is based on the medical information provided. For exact diagnosis, you are requested to consult your doctor. I sincerely hope that helps. Take care and please do keep me posted on how you are doing.




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I now came back from a new doctor and she says that is not scabies but it is a form of eczema and she prescribed be different moisturizers and she told me to take an Aveeno oatmeal bath and it has been helping a lot but I still itch here and there and I'm guessing if I keep doing what I'm doing I should get better soon
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