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Bad itchy rash around my ankles, what can it be?

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Dr. Jeffrey Kass
Podiatry 28 years experience
It could be : A bad itchy rash, it could be a fungal infection, it could be poison ivy if you happened to step in some.. Since we can't see it, it is hard to guess. You can try applying a topical stead as a first line of defense, if no improvement see a doctor.
Dr. Payam Rafat
Podiatry 22 years experience
Depends on the cause: There are many types and causes of skin rashes that could cause itching. Several types of inflammatory conditions of the skin, allergic reactions, and sometimes bacterial, viral or fungal infections can cause rashes on the skin. Insect bites can also be the cause of a rash on the skin. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment.

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Last updated Sep 28, 2016

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