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DrRussMD, Board Certified MD
Category: Dermatology
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Experience:  Board certified Internal medicine and Integrative medicine. Many years of experience all areas.
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Hello I live in the lancashire area I have been to my doctors

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I live in the lancashire area I have been to my doctors and been told first by a nurse that I had scabies given a course of creams, they made it worse I had really bad sores around my neck area, I then saw a doctor who treated this with antibiotic, my blood tests came back clear, my own gp told me I didnt have scabies.
My symptoms are balck flecks that crawl and itch, I have not slept well for near 6 weeks at night they are worse, I am self treating as my gp said no more antibiotics and it will go away.
No it will not go away, I keep sane by using vaseline and flowers of sulphur at night and i take anti histamine, i see pinpricks on my skin I can feel them crawling I can can catch them on my fingers so they are real. I think I need to see a dermatologists because I am having severe headaches, and not feeling very well in general.

I have lost hope with my GP as they cant seem to tell me either way? Doctor said nurse got it wrong ? So please could you let me know where I can see private a dermatologist I need a reall diagnosis this is so life crippling as I am constantly itching.
Many thanks Carol
Submitted: 4 years ago.
Category: Dermatology
Expert:  DrRussMD replied 4 years ago.
Hello from JA
What cream did you use
This should work almost immediately?
Customer: replied 4 years ago.
I used 1st permathon 5% then Lycil
I am still having more itching and bites ?
Expert:  DrRussMD replied 4 years ago.
The permethrin should be repeated once.

If this does not work, completely then you will need a different medicine altogether...and follow up with the doctor is imperative.

Please let me know if you have further questions.
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