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Dry skin around ankles

A female asked:
Dr. Ira Friedlander
Cardiac Electrophysiology 43 years experience
There are so many: potential diagnoses for an unhealing ankle sore that it can not be narrowed down on the internet. You need a thorough examination, history and blood w... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Edward Hellman
Orthopedic Surgery 30 years experience
Possible : It does sound like a possible tick bite. You could possibly take a picture and submit with your question, or perhaps a better idea would be to let yo... Read More
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Warren Foster
Cardiac Electrophysiology 21 years experience
Check with surgeon: The best source to answer your question is to check with your surgeon or physician who placed the cast. They typically have particular ways that they... Read More
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
Endocrinology 58 years experience
PAD 16 yo F: Very rare to be PAD at your age. Carry lighter things. Ask you Dr to feel the pulses in your feet.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brock Andersen
Dermatology 18 years experience
Dry leg skin: Most commonly an itchy circular patch of dry skin is nummular eczema. Other possibilities are psoriasis and ringworm (fungal infection). There are s... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Oberman
Podiatry 32 years experience
See below. : Try moisturizing cream to start. If not successful, see podiatrist or dermatologist.
A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Benjamin Lerner
Vascular Surgery 20 years experience
Yes: So called "venous eczema" are skin changes that can overlie varicose veins, and are due to the underlying venous hypertension. They can be moisturized... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Friedman
Dermatology 42 years experience
Ceramide Lotions: Shower less than 5 minutes and use luke warm water. Use a soap free cleanser. Daily application of a fragrance-free, oil-free moisturizing lotion (c... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susan Arnoult
Family Medicine 26 years experience
See doctor: It is possible that you have developed cellulitis (skin infection) due to bacteria entering when you scratched the skin surface. You may need an anti... Read More
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
Podiatry 29 years experience
If u have a cut: On the bottom of your foot and are diabetic I suggest you see a podiatrist first and foremost. The dry skin may or may not be a result of autonomic ne... Read More
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