I have small bumps mainly on my upper back. Itchy, cyclically get crusty and cyclically backs off. A bit red. Has moved to my chest and upper arms and back of hands - on hands I thought was a result of using too much chemical soap and hand washing clothes. A friend suggested what I think is calamine and it's helped all but the oldest (3 + years) although it's getting better. After 2 weeks, only the back area remains active, although I haven't stopped calamine to see if it returns.. Another friend suggested parasites - after research, I don't think that's it because after 3 years parasites would be all over me - and my husband hasn't gotten it. Suggesting I go to a Dr won't be effective because I live in Indonesia and great, effetive doctors are hard to find. Anyone with ideas or other links would be very appreciated.View Thread
I have something similar and was looking for information I'm in Bali Indonesia and don't have access to great doctors. I've started using what there is probably calamine lotion. It's working great - however, as soon as I stop, it starts again I've only been using about 2 weeks - great relief and the new areas have disappeared only the oldest (would you believe 3 years) remains. Perhaps after more weeks, it will be gone too. A friend said she thought it was parasites - after research it's possible but parasites travel and after 3 years I'd be covered with this. And my husband hasn't gotten it. Hope this helps - although your post is very old - and if anyone has other solutions/ideas, please let me know.View Thread
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