Scabies

The infestation of the skin with mites called Sarcoptes scabiei is called scabies. If left untreated, these mites live and multiply on the skin by burrowing the eggs into the skin. It results in skin rashes, which itch intensely.

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Query: Hello doctor, I have back acnes for the past five years. I did not take any medicines because it does not bother me. How to get rid of it? Can it spread from others?  Read Full »


Dr. Snehal Laul

Dermatologist, Venereologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Do you scratch or rub the lesion often? Do you have a pus-filled lesion or mite allergies? Does itching aggravate during the night? Are there any similar episodes in any of your family members? Please attach the picture of the lesion to confirm the diagnosis.  Read Full »

What is the remedy for recurring scabies?

Query: Hi doctor, I am 39 years old, with a height of 6 feet and a weight of 190 lbs. I have recurring scabies for over a year, which is contagious.  Read Full »


Dr. Atishay Bukharia

Cosmetologist, Dermatologist, Family Physician, General Practitioner, HIV AIDS Specialist, Venereologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Please send photographs of all the affected areas. Any history of hypertension or diabetes mellitus? Any other family members affected? Kindly share your detailed history of the onset and progression. Regards.  Read Full »

Can swimming be the reason for bleeding rashes on legs?

Query: Hello doctor, I have itching in the legs, which resulted in some bleeding due to scratching, I believe. As a background, I swim five times a week and have been taking showers every time I stepped out of the house during this pandemic situation. I have attached the pictures.  Read Full »


Dr. Suvash Sahu

Cosmetologist, Dermatologist, Venereologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have seen your query and examined your pictures (attachment removed to protect patient identity). It seems you have developed scabies. Do you have itch more during night hours? Any other family member do have the same? Any other body parts involved?  Read Full »

What should I do to prevent skin problem with recurrent rashes and scars?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 13-year-old male. I am 5 feet tall and my weight is 125 lbs. I have skin problem, recurring rashes, and scars.  Read Full »


Dr. Snehal Laul

Dermatologist, Venereologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Do you have night aggravation of itching? Excess scratching and rubbing of the lesion, oozing, or bleeding? Do you have mite allergies? Similar history in family members? Web spaces of finger involvement? Do you have a fever or improper hygiene? Any history of atopy...  Read Full »

How to manage itchy skin allergy in a small kid?

Query: Hello doctor, My worker's daughter is suffering from skin allergy, as shown in the picture. They used medications, and it worked temporarily. The kid is on normal diet. She drinks mother's milk also. Is there any medicine and cure for skin allergy of a 1.5-year-old?  Read Full »


Dr. Suvash Sahu

Cosmetologist, Dermatologist, Venereologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have seen the pictures (attachment removed to protect patient identity). It seems she is having impetigo or scabies with secondary infections because I can make out lots of pustules. But you did not mention the symptoms of childlike. Is she having pain or itching? Si...  Read Full »

Why is my scrotum leathery and itchy?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 36 year old male. I had severe itching on my scrotum for the last one month or so. This issue first began before three years and has been on and off since then. I have tried several combinations of medicines, including Itraconazole, Terbinafine, Levocetirizine, etc., but only wit...  Read Full »


Dr. Gaurang Gupta

Cosmetologist, Dermatologist, Hair Transplant Surgeon, Venereologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. You have just explained about your problem of severe itching in the scrotum. Do you have lesion or rashes or swelling of the skin or just itching? The treatment you are taking is for fungal. As you said you have itching on scrotum, fungal mainly involves groin area and...  Read Full »

What could cause a solid lump on penis post unprotected oral sex?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 42-year-old male. Last month, I had unprotected oral sex at the end of a massage session. After that, I almost had four or five massage sessions but had no sex in any way, and the recent episode was yesterday. Today I saw a solid lump on the shaft of my penis. I am very much wo...  Read Full »


Dr. Deepti Shukla

Dermatologist, Venereologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I went through your history and photos (attachment removed to protect patient identity). It does not look like STD (sexually transmitted disease). This bump on the penis could be steatocystoma or due to scabies infection. Steatocystoma is a benign harmful cyst that ca...  Read Full »

How to treat skin itching in all family members?

Query: Hello doctor, I have skin itching for almost a month. It started after a relative with a skin problem visited my home two months ago. Now I am having the same type of issue with minor problems of itching and other family members face the same as well. I feel more itching at night and it is affectin...  Read Full »


Dr. Snehal Laul

Dermatologist, Venereologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome back to icliniq.com. Do you have mite allergies? Any recurrent episodes of inflammatory papules or nodular lesions? Do you have intense itching, excess scratching and rubbing of lesions? Any excoriation marks, improper hygiene, dusty environment, or improper washing of clothes? A...  Read Full »

Is it the same scabies that present as big boils in my penis?

Query: Hello doctor, I am 30 years old. I suffer from scabies. Doctors prescribed me Permethrin cream, and now I got relief. But some new and little big red boils are showing in my penis, I am scared. Kindly suggest.  Read Full »


Dr. Deepti Shukla

Dermatologist, Venereologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. As you mentioned in history you have scabies, when scabies treatment is taken the parasite causing infection dies and that causes hypersensitivity reaction resulting in appearance of tiny bumps so you might have developed that. But as you mentioned big boils that i...  Read Full »

Why do I have itchy red blisters all around my body?

Query: Hi doctor, I am an 18 year old male. I am suffering from some red blisters all around my body, which are very itchy. This also spreads in my groin area and in the penile shaft. It is very itchy. Please help me.  Read Full »


Dr. Atishay Bukharia

Cosmetologist, Dermatologist, Family Physician, General Practitioner, HIV AIDS Specialist, Venereologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Is the itching predominantly occurs at night? Is there any other member of your family affected? Revert back with the answers to the above questions to a dermatologist online --> https://www.icliniq.com/ask-a-doctor-online/dermatologist  Read Full »

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