Patient: My son mentioned to me last night that his arms and legs were itchy. Then this morning, the itching persisted, and seems to have increased in intensity. I do not see any signs on his skin like a rash, mosquito bite like welts, or any redness or swelling that might look like scabies. I’d like to figure out what might be causing it, and how to get him some relief. We’ve tried some 1% hydrocortisone ointment, and some topical Benedryl spray – neither of which of worked to his satisfaction.
How old is he?
Did he come in contact with plants/vegetation?
Is his urine dark yellow?
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