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Ankles Swelling Itchy Hot
Mysterious non-itchy rash on shin area and ankle swelling after sun exposure? It came up after a day on the beach, mostly standing, for several hours.
Swelling is the enlargement of organs, skin, or other body parts. It is caused by a buildup of fluid in the tissues. The extra fluid can lead to a rapid increase in weight over a short period of time (days to weeks). Swelling can occur all over the body (generalized) or only in one part ...Read more
Why do I get very itchy and hot ankles and some swelling when standing still! this has been ongoing for a month!?
Itchy, swollen: There may be underlying pathology to your ankle to cause swelling. The itchy may be indirectly related to the swelling and stretching of skin layers, but no directly related to possible underlying pathology. Recommend evaluation by your local podiatrist. ...Read more
Both ankles are itchy & swollen. Dog has fleas. I noticed a horsefly on my ankle yesterday. What should I take to stop itching and swelling?
Ankle Angst: Itching is s result of the release of histamine from cells in the skin. Scratching causes these cells to release more of this and other chemicals which then cause localized inflammation to occur. Treatment must manage both issues. Taking an antihistamine helps long term as it helps prevent recurrent itching in an old lesion. Icing helps in the immediate period as does a topical steroid. ...Read more
I've been itchy all day (first neck then shoulder now ankle) the places that itch are swelling with no rash. I now also have a slight fever What is it?
Angioedema: This appears to be an allergic reaction to something internal or external. It could be part of a viral infection. Take an antihistamine like benadryl(can make you drowsy) or Claritin for relief. Try to think of anything you ate that could have brought on this reaction. See your physician if symptoms persist or worsen. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Both of my feet and ankles are very swollen and painful ! Also my hands are swlen and itchy! I elevate my legs and the swelling does go down a little?
There are many: Causes of swelling hence it is in your best interest to see your primary care doctor. ...Read more
Water and gravity: Our bodies have a large amount of water needed to keep organs functioning. The vessels that carry the fluids are not perfect and they can leak. Also, our tissues have a certain amount of water to stay moist and pliable. Gravity works to pull the fluids down towards the feet even in healthy people. It will worsen as the day progresses. Treatment is compression socks/elevation. Avoid water pills. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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