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About a month ago I had these little red bumps pop up, I had

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About a month ago I had these little red bumps pop up , I had scabies and when it started to spread these bumps popped up. They itch a little but my doctor said they are not due to scabies (it looks like) I currently have four. 3 on the shaft and one on the under of my testicles. They would decrease in size but increase if irritated .
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Dermatology
Expert:  Dr. Pravin replied 1 year ago.

Hello

Welcome and Thank you for your query posted.

My name is***** and being a Skin, Hair and Nail specialist I would be able to provide you with an appropriate solution to your concern.

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Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Did you get the photos?
Expert:  Dr. Pravin replied 1 year ago.

Thank you for the photos

Do you have itching on any other area of the body?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Yeah , under arms , around the neck
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Is it something bad ???
Expert:  Dr. Pravin replied 1 year ago.

It looks like nodular scabies.

Have you put steroids on the area?

This is a reaction to the mite.

Have you taken any antihistamines till now?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
No I have not , I just used the cream they told me to use for the scabies infestation . Nothing else. What should I do?
Expert:  Dr. Pravin replied 1 year ago.

I would suggest you to take over the counter Claritine 10 mg twice a day for 10 days .

Apply Cortizone based lotion called Cortaid on the area twice a day for 10 days.

Repeat the scabies application on the full body after 15 days.

Do you Agree with what i have mentioned?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
It makes sense yes, it would explain the scratching in some places where I have no marks. I did a little research also and others have the same symptoms as me in the same area. Thank you
Expert:  Dr. Pravin replied 1 year ago.

Thank you .

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Dr Pravin

Expert:  Dr. Pravin replied 1 year ago.

Hello How are you feeling today?