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I have tiny red...

I have tiny red bugs at my hair follicles and they travel now on my face and back, arms, they embed and bite me and i scratch them off ehen i find them and it blerds a little, the bite is 4 or 5 dots in a row, is this chiggers, ive tried everything to rid them

Doctor's Assistant: How long have you been dealing with this issue? Any other skin concerns?

About a month, dry skin, from using everything i van think of to kill them

Doctor's Assistant: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?

Do you have any idea

Submitted: 7 months ago.Category: Dermatology
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Dermatologist: Dr. David, Board Certified Physician replied 7 months ago
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Dermatologist: Dr. David, Board Certified Physician replied 7 months ago

how old are you?

are you male or female?

can you upload a clear photo of these tiny red bugs on your skin?

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Customer reply replied 7 months ago
I am female, 56
Customer reply replied 7 months ago
This is a pic of a frozen one in a bag and one attached to my hair, i couldnt download one for you
Dermatologist: Dr. David, Board Certified Physician replied 7 months ago

I don't see any small red bugs

do you have bad anxiety symptoms ?

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Customer reply replied 7 months ago
But, my husband combos these out and picks them off,
Dermatologist: Dr. David, Board Certified Physician replied 7 months ago

bad anxiety symptoms can make you worried about dead skin cells and cause you to scratch at your skin and be worried

are you getting your anxiety symptoms treated?

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Customer reply replied 7 months ago
i am, its not crazy stess, just normal counceling
Customer reply replied 7 months ago
It started in private area
Customer reply replied 7 months ago
My internist said it would go away but hasn't
Customer reply replied 7 months ago
I dont want to miss holidays
Dermatologist: Dr. David, Board Certified Physician replied 7 months ago

you should see a dermatologist

and get one of those "bugs" submitted to a laboratory for analysis.

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Customer reply replied 7 months ago
Ok
Dermatologist: Dr. David, Board Certified Physician replied 7 months ago

the lab can tell if this is a skin infection.

scabies skin infections are rare,

they can happen if you don't bath regularly and if you don't wash your close frequently

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Customer reply replied 7 months ago
Waiste of money
Dermatologist: Dr. David, Board Certified Physician replied 7 months ago

do you bath regularly?

do you wash your close frequently?

if you do, then you most likely don't have scabies.

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