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Dear customer, it is a pleasure for me to attend to you. I will try to guide you and help you in the best possible way; what you are presenting is possibly scabies which is the infestation of the skin with the Sarcoptes scabies mite; the treatment should be done with a cream called permethrin 5% applying it from the neck to the tip of the feet taking into account that it penetrates appropriately in the region between the fingers and toes and armpits and groin should be removed with plenty of soap and water the next day, then continue with cetirizine in 10mg tablet at night before going to sleep for ten consecutive nights without interruption because if there is any interruption in the treatment the symptoms return, you may also be helpful diphenhydramine cream or caladryl applying it every 8 hours just in the areas where you have more itching. You must keep in mind that it is essential to wash with hot water the sheets and pillowcases and all the clothes that are possible in case of not being possible should be kept in a black garbage bag hermetically sealed and put in the sun throughout the day because sometimes the mattress mites can generate this situation.
From the nutritional point of view, it is helpful to reduce flour, carbohydrates, fats, fried foods, dairy products, and their derivatives and maintain plenty of hydration with at least 3 liters of water per day and urinate as clear as possible to remove any toxins that may be generating this type of situation. Remember that you can count on me, and I can help you and guide you in whatever you need; I would like you to keep me updated on your situation.
Dear customer, valuing your intervention and seeing the images you have sent me, it is likely that initially, it was scabies, but when this type of situation has a delay in the start of treatment can generate skin lesions a little more chronic called keratitis which is characterized by inflammation in the superficial region of the skin, this type of situations must be treated with exfoliants and corticoids in cream that help to reduce the inflammation of the pores, your primary health care physician can guide you from the therapeutic point of view to see the best option according to the evolution of this situation.
you are welcome, scabies does not appear to be active but it is important to consider treatment with medications such as permethrin.
No, keratitis is not contagious, scabies is.