This could be scabies.
'Scabies is transmitted readily, often throughout an entire household, by skin
contact with an infected person (e.g. bed partners, schoolmates, daycare), and thus is sometimes classed as a sexually transmitted disease. Spread by clothing, bedding, or towels is a less significant risk, and is almost impossible.
Scabies is frequently misdiagnosed as intense pruritus (itching of healthy skin) before papular eruptions form.