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I started with hives some 3 yrs. ago; saw 4 dermatologists

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I started with hives some 3 yrs. ago; saw 4 dermatologists and they all prescribe steroidal salves to apply to skin - nothing is working. I think I now have parasites under the skin; terrible itching on back, upper legs (feels like small peas under my skin. I rub benadryl gel on my skin for the itching, but all is worsening with time. Can you tell me if this is a parasitic situation? I also saw an allergist who took taped samples on my back but came up with no allergies to speak of. What's next?
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Dermatology
Expert:  DrRussMd replied 2 years ago.
This is not how parasites act.
Have you had stool samples tested?