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Itchy Ankles No Rash
I have spotty rashes (dots) on the back of both of my legs, between my ankle and my calf. It is not itchy or bumpy. Any ideas?
See your MD: Rashes are difficult to assess without visualizing the affected area. You should see your physician or a dermatologist. ...Read more
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?
Unusual rashes on leg? It's itchy and little swelled. It's in two places and I'm also itchy other places (back, etc) what is it?
Have a rash since last july. It started near my ankles and has worked its way up to my thighs. It is non itchy, flat and circular in shape?
Pictures: Healthtap visit with pictures or see a doctor in person this would be required to diagnose a rash ...Read more
Weird itchy rash around both ankles on the inside and just at front. Often keeps me up at night. Not getting better or worse after a week. Help!?
A healed wound on the inner side of the ankle looks black and is itchy. Something just don't feel right. Its got a bit of rash too..
Many possibilities: There are many types and causes of skin rashes. Several types of inflammatory conditions of the skin, allergic reactions, impaired venous circulation, 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
Have a red "rash" on ankle, looks like a red splotch, gets dry and itchy. What can I do about it?
My left ankle has been very itchy. But I don't see any rash or bug bite there. What are some possible causes of this?
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?
Need eval: 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
Why do I get itchy but have no rashes or bumps? What can I do? It bothers me in my left leg mainly but also everywhere else. What do I do?
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?
That's a long time: Not to have a diagnosis. General rule of thumb is that if you try a treatment and it doesn't work, you can try another or you might of had the wrong diagnosis. With a rash, a simple biopsy of the tissue will help arrive at the correct diagnosis. ...Read more
My 6 year old son has an itchy bumpy rash on his ankles and bottom of his legs - what should I do?
I fell down and had an abrasion on my leg. Now the wound is healed but there are red itchy rashes (dots) around it and spreading! What could it be?
On holiday in turkey and my leg is developing burn like rashes that were originally insect bites. They are not itchy or painful to touch, just ugly.
OK, ...: Tough to know what this exactly without an exam. Sounds like a progression of the healing process, and hopefully you will not acquire scars form the bites moving forward. Try no to itch them or pick at them as that wold increase risk of infection and scarring. See Dr. If you feel they are not improving. ...Read more
I have a rash on the bottom of my feet up my ankles. It's itchy and red and raised but flat. The entire bottom is like this. More patchy near ankles.
I have one ankle that's puffy and itchy. Seems there is a slight rash. I elevated and took benadryl, (diphenhydramine) in case it was from a bite. What could it be?
Could be several: Things. Allergic reaction, like a bite or even a food or medication could cause this. More serious concern would be infection of tissue in area, called cellulitis, or thrombophlebitis (inflammation in blood vessels). Could try a cool compress for swelling and itching, but if worsens, I'd recommend seeing a doc. ...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 (loratadine) 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 more
I have a red rash with white spots on my ankle and it's sore and itchy, I was wondering if you had any suggestions on what it might be?
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I've devoloped a skin irritation like a rash on my right ankle, it gets itchy at times. I'm worried because my feet feel tingly sometimes?
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.
Insect bite near ankle area around including near ankle and top part of foot has swollen up bit of a rash quite itchy now there is a dark red purple area around bite what do I do to treat it please?
I have a itchy, flaky "rash" on the outside of my ankle (for years-treated for psoriasis).& now my lower leg & foot are swollen.& my leg aches.
Psoriatic arthritis: Sorry to hear. There could be many things related or unrelated to your psoriasis. One related cause could be psoriatic arthritic at those joints. However, that inflammatory arthritis is better diagnosed by your rheumatologist. If you don't have one, may be wise to have your medical history, symptoms listed, and get a blood test with diagnostic imaging. Good luck. ...Read more
Chronic rash, Told folliculitis. Rx-minocyline 2x/day. Washng w/10% BPerox. Still gettn itchy bumps on legs, ankles, hip&back. What else? How long to heal?
The past few months, I've been frequently experiencing swollen feet & ankles. No pain, just discomfort, sometimes itchy & bad rash (like liver spots)
Check it up: You need an evaluation, few lab test, history and physical examination can determine the cause of your symptoms ...Read more