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Causes Of Red Rash On Ankle
What causes red rash on lower legs small red raised bumps, thickest at ankles, but spreading upward
Many possible causes: There are many types and causes of skin rashes. 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. ...Read more
What could cause swelling of feet and ankles with bright red rash to mid calf. B p is always good 128/68, no fever. Had this exact thing month agp?
Stasis Dermatitis: This sounds like stasis dermatitis. This is a condition that is caused by compromised venous circulation. The veins in the legs loose their sturdiness as we age, decreasing the ability of those veins to return blood back up the legs to the heart for recirculation. This causes pooling of blood in the veins of the legs, swelling feet/ankles, and skin irritation (bright red rash). Get it checked. ...Read more
My ankle is super swollen.I have a rash. Its itchy,red,and scaly in some parts, small blisters also. I think its eczema. could this cause inflammation?
Have a redness/rash on my ankle. Prescribed ointment, has made it a little better and some days it almost vanishes.....follow up with my doc is 2 weeks from now (have used ointment for almost a month) due to his busy sched. ?
I have an angry looking red rash on both lower legs above the ankles. The rashes are not itchy, painful or hot to the touch. Is this serious?
Uncertain: This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/causes. Once accurately assessed a treatment plan can be developed. ...Read more
I have a red scaly odd oval shaped rash on my leg, just below the knee. This occurred after I fell on a concrete step last November which caused a hem?
What would cause a red itchy rash on top of foot above toes looks like sunburn, itchy, slightly tender occurred after onset of third day of period?
I dont think the: Period has anything to do with it. Looks like a sunburn ? Any chance it actually is one? From your description simple possibility = rash, worst case = infection. Either way see the foot doc who will know immediately when seeing it. You can try warm compresses and a topical steroid but if no improvement see the doctor. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Many things: See a dermatologist if you need help. ...Read more
Bites or rash: The word rash is used for a wide variety of skin disorders, and is really not a medical terminology. Bites could be called skin rashes by a lay person. It's like asking bites or botches. You would need to provide a complete history and then be examined before a doctor can help you with this. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Very likely this is: infected. Have a health care professional evaluate the area. ...Read more
Varicose vein?: Hi, are they new? do they hurt? Are they itchy? If you have varicose vein then those dark dots are very common, Please see your provider. ...Read more
I am 23 years old with a red crusty looking rash on the outside of my ankle that hurts where the bone is what could it be?
Crusted rash leg: A red crusted rash on the leg could be one of many things, including psoriasis. Psoriasis produces red platches on the skin with whiite thick scale. There is usually no discomfort, but it may be tender or it may itch. You can buy some cortisone cream 1% and rub it into the area twice a day, to see whether it makes the rash go away and stop the pain. If it does improve, go to a skin doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How do I heal a big rash that is itchy red and scabbing all over my ankle and is spreading but hasn't healed in half a year?
I have a weird rash on my ankle. I've had it for about four years. It's dark red and EXTREMELY itchy. Got prescribed ointment a year ago- doesn't work?
Stasis dermatitis : Some people who have chronic swelling of their legs and feet due to edema may eventually developed a type of rash called stasis dermatitis. This is associated with redness and sometimes there can even be clear fluid seeping from the area. Sometimes compression stockings can help but consider a visit with your doctor to clarify why you're having so much swelling and what therapy can be used to reduce it ...Read more