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itchy red bumps

My boyfriend, my brother, and I have itchy red bumps all over our stomach and back. They are starting to spread on me to my arms and chest, but I have a lot of them on my stomach. We recently got a new puppy and that's the only thing I could think of that all 3 of has held or done the same with. What could it be?
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These symptoms can be due to contact dermatitis or scabies. Scabies is an infestation of the skin with the Sarcoptes scabiei mite. 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.

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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