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What causes red rash on lower legs small red raised bumps, thickest at ankles, but spreading upward

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

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4 days ago I rolled an ankle and fell flat on the asphalt, I have 5 inch by 6 inch bruises below my knees. Along w/small bumps. Cause for concern?

4 days ago I rolled an ankle and fell flat on the asphalt, I have 5 inch by 6 inch bruises below my knees. Along w/small bumps. Cause for concern?

Hematoma: Most likely it's a hematoma which is a bruise under the skin. These can be uncomfortable but usually not dangerous. Watch the bumps. If they start to weep fluid I would have your leg evaluated. If very painful an x-ray for a feature is indicated. ...Read more

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I have small bumps on my right leg they don't itch what's is causeing this? How do I cure it? What can I buy and do?

I have small bumps on my right leg they don't itch what's is causeing this? How do I cure it? What can I buy and do?

Dermatitis: You may have an immune reaction or possibly an allergy reaction. You should show this to a pcp or dermatologist. ...Read more

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What cause small bumps to form on my foot?

What cause small bumps to form on my foot?

Many possibilities: “bumps” on the foot could be due to different reasons, of which may include: trauma (blisters), infection (athletes foot), metabolic conditions (gout), fat accumulation musculoskeletal overgrowths (fibromas, ganglion cysts), or any of many other possibilities. ...Read more

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What can cause small bumps to form on my foot?

What can cause small bumps to form on my foot?

Depends on where: You didn't say where on your foot the bumps are occurring. If they are bumps on the skin that look like tiny blisters, it may be a fungal infection, or athlete's foot, especially if its on the bottom of the foot or along the sides.
If you mean bumps over the toes, you may be talking about joint enlargements which are the result of hammertoe deformities. ...Read more

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My friend's daughter about 5 month old with tiny red bumps only on her face, arm and leg. Itch cause her scratch until infected. What kind of that?

Possible Scabies: Itchy bumps in a young child could be bug bites, such as fleas, bedbugs, or scabies. In addition, a skin virus such as molluscum should be considered. This child should be seen by a dermatologist for proper diagnosis. ...Read more

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Small bumps on my ankle meaning?

Small bumps on my ankle meaning?

Need more Info: Bumps can be caused from gangilions, epdermal inclusion cyst, rash, dermatitis etc. Please give size color painful, itching, hard soft moveable translucent? ...Read more

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What could cause a sharp bump below my ankle?

What could cause a sharp bump below my ankle?

Symptomatic?: Palpate it to determine if it is soft, semisolid or hard. Does it move on pressure testing? Does it hurt when you apply pressure to it? Does it interfere your normal activity?

Must rule out soft tissue masses such as ganglion cyst, lipoma, fibroma vs bone spurs or joint mice. X-rays provide a good start in determining the etiology. ...Read more

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What are small white bumps on tops of feet and around ankles?

What are small white bumps on tops of feet and around ankles?

White bumps: A distinction must be made between these bumps being fluid filled or solid masses. If they are fluid filled you may be looking at some form of an infectious process. A culture should be taken and submitted for diagnosis of infection. If report is negative or lesion is solid a biopsy is suggested. ...Read more

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I have a small bump on my ankle, it doesn't hurt, but im not sure what it could be?

I have a small bump on my ankle, it doesn't hurt, but im not sure what it could be?

Can't see it: So I'm not sure either. See a doctor. They would be able to tell you quickly and if it was some sort of soft tissue lesion it would need to be biopsied. ...Read more

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Hi, I recently noticed a small bump above my ankle about 2 weeks ago. I wear hi-top converse and bought new ones but my ankle started hurting.?

Hi, I recently noticed a small bump above my ankle about 2 weeks ago. I wear hi-top converse and bought new ones but my ankle started hurting.?

Ankle pain: Did u have trauma? Is the pain located at the bump or elsewhere? Are your shoes the correct size? If ankle pain persists u should be evaluated. ...Read more

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What would cause hard bumps under skin on ankles?

What would cause hard bumps under skin on ankles?

Skin lumps: There are a number skin conditions that cause lumps and bumps to appear on the surface of the skin or just below the skin. The most common ones includes the following:
skin cysts, cherry angioma, epidermoid cysts, folliculitis, keratosis pilaris, lipomas, neurofibromas, dermatofibromas. ...Read more

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My 4 year old son has small bumps on his ankles, knees, and back. Have been getting worse and spreading. They do itch @ times. Help?

My 4 year old son has small bumps on his ankles, knees, and back. Have been getting worse and spreading. They do itch @ times. Help?

Be seen: Bumps come in so many varieties and locations that it is important he be seen to get a correct diagnosis.. ...Read more

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I have small bumps around my ankles that are starting to turn a dark brown color. What is this?

Ankle bumps: Do your ankle bumps itch? Turning dark is most likely post inflammatory changes, which should fade over time. Ankle bumps make me think of ankle bites from fleas. Those would itch. Consider seeing a dermatologist for evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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What causes ankle pain on top front part of ankle and hard bony feeling bump?

What causes ankle pain on top front part of ankle and hard bony feeling bump?

Could be Cyst: Would have to know more medical history, was there a sprain or injury. Where is this mass, how long, etc. Without knowing this, it is almost impossible to diagnose. Could be cyst, sprain or strain of tendons or ligaments, possible fracture. My advice would be to see foot/ankle specialist ASAP. ...Read more

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I have these tiny bumps on my arms, back and ankles, some are white but do not itch. What is it, and how can I treat it inexpensively?

I have these tiny bumps on my arms, back and ankles, some are white but do not itch. What is it, and how can I treat it inexpensively?

Dermatological: Conditions are very hard to diagnose without seeing them. In fact, even in person sometimes they may need to be biopsied. ...Read more

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I have tiny white itchy bumps on my feet and moving to my ankles?

I have tiny white itchy bumps on my feet and moving to my ankles?

Allergic reaction: From bites or material in shoes, socks or grass etc. Could be fungal or other type of infection or skin reaction. See a podiatrist, . ...Read more

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Small itchy red bumps on my feet and ankles. What is this?

Small itchy red bumps on my feet and ankles. What is this?

It could be...: Athlete's foot. The best otc medication (in my opinion) is lotrimin (clotrimazole) ultra. Dilute vinegar soaks are good as well. Dry the inside of your shoes by placing them up-side down over an air return vent at home overnight. If this doesn't make things better in a couple days, see a podiatrist. ...Read more

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I just noticed a small, painless and firm bump above my inner ankle bone. It seems fixed. What could this be?

I just noticed a small, painless and firm bump above my inner ankle bone. It seems fixed. What could this be?

NEED A VISUAL.: Without being able to see it, it sounds like a fibroma. Only by seeing it and touching it would I be able to determine if a biopsy is needed. Follow-up with a podiatrist.
Sincerely,
Dr. Latva ...Read more

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What causes red bumps & itching on legs above the ankle?

What causes red bumps & itching on legs above the ankle?

Hard to say...: Need more info to answer. There are several causes for red bumps and itching on the legs. ...Read more

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Small clear fluid bumps on lower legs an ankles?

Small clear fluid bumps on lower legs an ankles?

Clear fluid bumps: Check with your doctor or dermatologist!
Differential Pemphigus Vulgaris, Bullous Pemphigus, Pemphygoid, Insect bites, etc ...Read more

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I have a small, soft bump below my ankle. No pain, squishes if pressure is on it. Can't see it unless skin is pulled tight over it.

I have a small, soft bump below my ankle. No pain, squishes if pressure is on it. Can't see it unless skin is pulled tight over it.

Fat protrusion: Fatty tissue is protruding from under a ligament or muscle tendon. You may have a partial tear of ligaments or tendons in that area or a separation of soft tissue planes. Did you ever sprain that ankle. ...Read more

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Can a bone spur project out of back of ankle all of a sudden overnight? I have a small raised bump on back of ankle and have been diagnosed with spur

Can a bone spur project out of back of ankle all of a sudden overnight? I have a small raised bump on back of ankle and have been diagnosed with spur

Not a bone spur: A true bone spur cannot form over night. That is not to say that you cannot have a bone spur there already that caused irritation and swelling that did appear overnight. You could also have a cyst. ...Read more

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I have these tiny bumps around my left ankle that are very itchy, after I shaved I noticed that part was irritated, now a few days later they're bumps.

I have these tiny bumps around my left ankle that are very itchy, after I shaved I noticed that part was irritated, now a few days later they're bumps.

Bumps on ankle: Several possibilities. You may have gotten some type of bites or slightly injured yourself shaving, and they are now getting infected. Try neosporin ointment twice per day, and watch for new bites. If you get worse or it does not clear up then see your doctor. ...Read more