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Itching ankles caused by plebitus?

Itching ankles caused by plebitus?

Itching: Phlebitis means inflammation of superficial veins which may or may not be associated with itching. ...Read more

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Dr. Jack Mutnick
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Itch (Definition)

Itches are a clinical finding in which a person's skin has a sensation of non-painful irritation ...Read more


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I have rash on my ankle that itches really bad?

I have rash on my ankle that itches really bad?

Ankle rash: Ankle rashes can be caused by a wide variety of diseases, disorders and conditions, such as infection, inflammation, allergic reaction, eczema, insect bites, and autoimmune processes. For example, an acute ankle rash that appears suddenly may be caused by an allergic reaction or sensitivity to a particular substance, such as poison ivy. See you dermatologist for a diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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I have a rash right above my ankle, I had two little cuts on my ankle that itched & over the past two weeks is has become a rash that itches horribly.

I have a rash right above my ankle, I had two little cuts on my ankle that itched & over the past two weeks is has become a rash that itches horribly.

Rash from scratching: I suspect that the rash (at least in part) is probably from your scratching that area which itches you. So have you tried either covering it to make it more difficult to scratch, put some moisturizing cream on to tone down the itch, or something over the counter such as Bacteen which has a temporary cooling/numbning effect? Your doctor can prescribe more potent creams to get you to not scratch it ...Read more

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I have a bump on my inner ankle that won't go away. I thought it was a pimple or bug bite since it itches when messed with, but it won't go down.

I have a bump on my inner ankle that won't go away.  I thought it was a pimple or bug bite since it itches when messed with, but it won't go down.

Bump: You MUST have your Primary doctor refer you to the nearest foot specialist. Things should be OK for your inner ankle bump. Hope all goes well. Michael Kleerekoper ...Read more

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Why my lower part of right leg above ankle itches for a long time? The more you scratch the itchier it gets. Tried many cream but to no avail.

Why my lower part of right leg above ankle itches for a long time? The more you scratch the itchier it gets. Tried many cream but to no avail.

Time to see: A doctor then and get an accurate diagnosis....(or was that done already.?) what creams have you tried? ...Read more

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Lasting one year I have had a reddish rash on the front ankles. no swelling. Skin can appear dry and rarely itches. Doesn't go away. 350 lbs 6ft tall.

Lasting one year I have had a reddish rash on the front ankles. no swelling. Skin can appear dry and rarely itches. Doesn't go away. 350 lbs 6ft tall.

Fungus: I would try an over the counter antifungal as sometimes I have seen redness develop with out itching. Follow the directions on the medication and if this does not show improvement in 4 to 6 weeks let your Podiatrist see it and give you a better idea of what is going on. ...Read more

Dr. Ted King
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Phlebitis (Definition)

Phlebitis refers to inflammation of a vein, usually due to small blood clots or chemical ...Read more