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i have bumps on my ankels and risk and it itches really bad

A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Morris Westfried
45 years experience Dermatology
Insects?: It ay be set bites such as scabies, localized bed bug bites or an infection. It is impossible to tell from the description. See md for dig isis and tr ... Read More

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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
37 years experience Internal Medicine
Itchy on ankle: May be bite or eczema or folliculitis- infection. if it resolves spontaneously with no effects I would not be too worrried. But can f/u w/ doc urge ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
50 years experience Endocrinology
Bump: You MUST have your Primary doctor refer you to the nearest foot specialist. Things should be OK for your inner ankle bump. Hope all goes well. Michae ... Read More
A 67-year-old male asked:
Dr. Payam Rafat
21 years experience Podiatry
Many possibilities: There are many types and causes of skin rashes. Several types of inflammatory conditions of the skin, allergic reactions, and sometimes bacterial, vi ... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Levi Lehv
Dr. Levi Lehv answered
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Leg itch: A natural question would be to ask if you came in contact with Poison Ivy or Poison Oak. In any event, if the rash is not spreading you can try Lotri ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gutti Rao
Dr. Gutti Rao answered
45 years experience Hospital-based practice
Could be dermatitis: If it is long standing it could be eczematous eruption or a fungal infection, if there is a skin rash. Needs to be evaluated by dermatologist.
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Dr. Morris Westfried
45 years experience Dermatology
Erythema nodosum: This could represent a condition called erythema nodosum which is a reaction to an infection or some other internal problem such as tb, sarcoma, strep ... Read More
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Dr. Corey Clay
9 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Present for months?: If this is a long-term problem, then the cause is usually an irritant response to hygiene products or to shaving. Sometimes one develops allergic sens ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susan Arnoult
24 years experience Family Medicine
Herpes?: Herpes is generally very painful whereas genital warts are not. I would get examined as soon as possible.
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kristin Sokol
11 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Contact allergy: This could have been caused by a contact allergy to something in the pad. First of all, don't ever use that brand of pads again. Moisturize the area w ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ankush Bansal
16 years experience Internal Medicine
Fungus: You may have a fungal infection. Try otc remedies available at any pharmacy. If that doesn't work, see a podiatrist.
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience Podiatry
Without seeing: It, I would recommend you don't scratch it and apply antifungal medication. If we could see a pic I could comment further.
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Glynis Ablon
28 years experience Dermatology
Could be many: things including but not limited to lichen simplex chronicus. Try covering it with a bandaid every day after putting on some aquaphor, if it gets bett ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Maria Martins
35 years experience Emergency Medicine
Antibiotics needed: when a skin infection is getting worse even after some pus has drained, this is a failure of first aid. Your body has done the best it could but the ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jon Ahrendsen
38 years experience Family Medicine
Best 2 see a Dr.: You should have an exam by a doctor in the next few days time.
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christopher Place
25 years experience Family Medicine
Time, ibuprofen...: Cool compresses or soaks, calamine lotion, or aloe vera-based gels provide some relief of pain and discomfort. For the treatment of skin pain and i ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bernstein Joel
59 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Geographic tongue: Geographic tongue is a genetic variant where large furrows in the tongue occur. Glossitis or inflammation of the tongue may be present in these crevi ... Read More
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A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marc Glashofer
19 years experience Dermatology
Dyshidrotic Eczema: This is a condition that can be chronic in nature. It usually starts with small white bumps under the skin which can progress to scaling of the skin. ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
50 years experience Endocrinology
Pimples: Sorry to hear this. You must start with a visit to your primary doctor and you are likely to be referred to a skin specialist. Do not delay! Please l ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Vivian Rider
34 years experience Pediatrics
See your doctor: You should see a doctor right away. There are many causes for sore throat and some require treatment with antibiotics. This includes strep throat an ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Not sure.: There are a # of possible causes. The best way to get an accurate diagnosis would be dermatological evaluation.
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Julan Crane
24 years experience Pediatrics
Boil: you may need an antibiotic to heal that bump as it may be a boil or skin infection.

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