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Hello, The problem may be due to fleas and carpets and flooring may be treated, or vacuumed daily. Other issue could be when the skin is irritated by scratching, hives also known as urticaria, are very common.
It is not considered a serious medical condition. If she is above 2 years, you could use benadryl.
it is not fleas as I am aware of fleas and we do not have a pet and there has been no vision of fleas seen. We vacum the carpets 3 times a week, and she is never put down directly onto the carpet , we place baby mats on the floor and have her skin clothed. the redness appears when she has rubbed the area usually rubbed through crawling, sometimes rubbed through her rubbing her ankles on a smooth surface, we have been informed by a doctor here in australia when we though it was eczma that Benadryl is not possible as she is too young
the other reason why i thought scabbies is the other week she had pimples on the soles of her feet and I didnt put the two together and apparently scabbies has that
i have also googled urticaria and the images do not look like her rash
Yes, if the rash is in palms and in between fingers, it could be scabies and all members of family should be treated by nightly application of lindane
her hands do become red when she is crawling but between the fingers seem fine. do i need a prescription for scabbies treatment
No but avoid face and protect eyes. Once or twice a week application to be made and clothes should be boiled or dried in bright sun.
what about the carpets do i need to do something there
The pediculosis and scabies mites do not survive in carpets. Once cured, re-treatment is taken once a fortnight.
lastly and thank for your time, I have noticed I have a pimple rash that seems to be slowly spreeding all over my legs, does this sound like scabbies? does this sound like a case of scabbie infestation?
its not itchy and i thought it was a heat pimple rash but they are filled with puss, not painful and not itchy just looks gross :)
Yes it could be. all have to apply drug below neck all over. There may be secondary infection of initial rash. Additional antibiotic cream may be applied 2-3 times during day.
i am presuming i would need a prescription for the antibiotic?
Some OTC antiseptic creams are available, like providone iodine, bacitracin, neosporin etc.
okay thanks for your time, I should probably see a doctor in person anyway and have them check me and bubs over.
You are welcome.