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red blotches on ankle

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Dr. Jeffrey Kass
28 years experience Podiatry
If it : Is from venous stasis hyper pigmentation you can try applying zinc oxide. It may lighten it up. Not sure you'll get it to go away completely. And you ... Read More

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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Bowman
38 years experience Podiatry
Red blotches: Is a problem because it can be from so many things. Allergic reaction, dermiatitis fungal infection. Best off seeing dermatologist.
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Randy Lisch
38 years experience Podiatry
Watch salt intake: This could be a problem of salt intake being too high. Other alternatives that could cause swelling are glutens and dairy. I would check in with you ... Read More
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Rash: Can be due to a variety of causes, vasculitis, venous problem, dermatitis. Difficult to comment on the rash without seeing it. Recommend consult wit ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Payam Rafat
22 years experience Podiatry
Depends on the cause: 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 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
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Requires examination: sounds suspicious and must be observed and examined to diagnose.
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A 58-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michelle Chambers
39 years experience Dermatology
Eczema: This sounds like eczema. It could also be psoriasis but psoriasis does not always itch.
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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
See doctor: If you are sexually active, what you described is consistent with herpes and may be other sexually transmitted infection. It would be prudent to see a ... Read More
A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Antoanella Calame
19 years experience Dermatology
See a dermatologist: Ankle rashes can be caused by a wide variety of diseases, disorders and conditions, such as infection, inflammation, allergic reaction, parasite and i ... Read More
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kelvin Barry
17 years experience Podiatry
Possibly an allergy: Could be an allergic reaction or dermatitis to shoe material or dye in sock and shoes. Do you have a history of eczema or psoriasis? If so, those si ... Read More
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