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Feeling buggy? …learn about scabies.

Scabies is  infestation of the mite Sarcoptes scabiei.  I normally tell patients that “good people get this” as EVERYONE who gets this feels icky (that’s my medical term for it). Where does this infect your skin?  Most commonly in the skin folds, fingers, … Continue reading

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Got an itch? Your doctor should be asking some of the following questions. . .

If you are itching, there is more to the story.  There are other parts to the history and physical to investigate. Any new cosmetics or creams? They can cause allergic contact dermatitis, hives or even sensitivity to the sun. New … Continue reading

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