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Rash And Red Spots On Ankle Diagnosis
I tore my ACL and meniscus 1-1 1/2 years ago then my legs/ ankles swell up almost every morning and my hairs has got thin, I have red spots on the top of my head, a large rash (looks like sun spots/large freckles) on both of my lower legs from knee to shin
Rash from ankle to knee both legs. Ankles and feet swell up. Red spots n loss of hair, weight. Always tired. Difficulty breathing. Stressed out...Lupus?
Differential LARGE?: Hard question to answer, simply because of the number of possible diagnoses! The best advice is go to a doctor who will\ perform a good history and physical exam and order appropriate studies. Since you feel bad, set up an appoinment asap! ...Read more
I have flat, red spots on my leg. It isn't a bruise & it isn't a rash. It doesn't itch either. I don't know its there. What could it be?
Many possibilities: 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
So I recently discovered some red spots/rash on my legs. At first, it was on my upper leg and whenever I scratch it gets red and swollen a bit.
Please see: Please see your dermatologist for evaluation and to discuss treatment options. You may need tests to find out what is going on. ...Read more
Could be...: ...Although it sounds like you may be experiencing an allergic reaction - possibly hives. You may be allergic to the bites. You may want to start by taking otc benadryl (diphenhydramine). If you are experiencing breathing problems, this can be an anaphylaxis - an emergency...Go to the er then! ...Read more
Without seeing a pic: It is hard to know exacdtly. Often times when there is swelling around the ankles people develop something called venous stasis dermatitis. This is from the heme in the iron leaking out of the blood vessels and staining the skin. Usually these reddish areas coalesce and form bigger areas. If this is what you have elevation, compression and restriction of salt in diet is good. ...Read more
I have a patch of skin near my ankle that is slightly bumpy with tiny red spots. The area appeared months ago, and it has grown in size to 2 x 4 cm.
See a dermatologist: Begin with a diagnosis. A skin specialist will be your best chance for this. Successful treatment is likely to follow. Meanwhile, elevate your legs frequently if they are swollen. Try a cortisone cream. ...Read more
Yes..: 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
I have itchy red spots near my ankles. I also have them on my hands but there not itchy. What is it?
Chilblains: Could possibly be chilblain. A chilblain is a small, red swelling on the skin which can be very itchy and gradually becomes very painful. Here's a link to the mayo clinic: http://www. Mayoclinic. Com/health/chilblains/ds01091. Hope that helped! Please vote me up if you can, thanks and good luck! ...Read more
Ankles and calves have brownish freckle like discoloration. On occasion I will also get large O shaped or C shaped spots along with swelling. The red spots are hot to touch and sometimes the skin will become flakey or peel when the spots begin to go away.
I have had these small brownish red spots around my ankles for about a week now. Should I be concerned?
Sure: See your doc so he or she can make sure this is nothing motr serious. Many benign things can cause this so can several uncommon and some serious conditions. Never ignore dermatological manifestation of internal disease which I hope it is not the case here. ...Read more
I have red spots on my feet spreading upwards above my ankle possibly due to circulation. I am wearing the health stockings for many years.
I have just noticed two red spots on my left leg near my calf and ankle. They have no sympton and I always wear sunscreen. What would they be?
Red spots: This could be a lot of things and without you in front of us it's impossible to say. See your dermatologist for assistance. ...Read more
Noticing red spots that almost look like bug bites on inside of my left ankle, same ankle I fractured a few years back. How do I get them to go away?
My boyfriend has itchy red spots along leg&inner thigh. My ankle have been&theres1spot on bra line. Switched sheets&detergent last week. Opinion&thghts?
They gotta sleep.: Without actually seeing these itchy red "spots", one cannot be certain. And understand that I am speculating. But you can look on the internet for pictures. Are you ready??? BEDBUG bites. Calm down. It's only an educated guess. ...Read more
10 year old daughter complains of severe aches and pains in her knees ankles shoulders hips and back seeing big red spots, & asthma?
I have pulmonary hypertension. Today I noticed red spots above my left ankle, and a few up my leg. They don't itch. What could they be?
At the bottom of my legs near my ankles it had been very sore with a burning pain, little red spots have appeared. What is this and will it go?
Several possible: There are several possible causes. You could have a rash from contacting something, such as plant material or metal, or irritation of the hair follicles, resulting in folliculitis. There could be a mild skin infection or bug bits. There could be changes in the blood chemistry causing these spots. A picture would help here, as would a little more history. Can't give an answer, just thoughts. ...Read more
Hi I am 19 having swollen area around ankles and red spots on my left hand and ESR is 29 CRP is normal cn u please suggest what wrong and the precautions?
The bottom of my legs (near my ankles) have been really sore and have had a burning pain lately, little red spots are appearing, what is this and will it go?
I have five quarter sized red spots on five different parts of me to include ankle, forearm, left thigh, and back (2). They itch, Benadryl (diphenhydramine) helps. Not sure if a bite or hive?
Allergic either way: Itch means histamine reaction and that can occur from hives or from bites. Usually people remember if they got several bites...Bites tend to stay in the same location and it is typical for hives to come and go and be worse with heat. Glad Benadryl (diphenhydramine) helps. If the rash gets worse and is spreading then be seen. If it goes away then no worries...Your body handled it. ...Read more
I have random red spots around my stomach private area belly button ankles and some around the place the doctor didn't know what it was and tried scabi?
Edema in leg. Swelling red spots ankle swollen hurting tightening, calf swelling up to knee stings saw dr today nothing was done I'm concerned of celllitis should I goto er? Or can this wait til tmrw?
Go to ER now.: It could be something serious requiring immediate treatment. ...Read more
See your doctor: Make an appointment with your doctor for an evaluation. ...Read more
My skin gets itchy, when I scratch it, it turns to red spots. Like rashes. I don't have food allergies. What could this be?
I drank alcohol, the next day I woke up I got red spots or rashes in my back, chest and arms. Is it allergy?
Maybe. Maybe not: Write down everything you ate or drank that night....If the same thing happens again, bring all the info from both times to an allergist. ...Read more
I am currently taking acyclovir 400 mg twice a day for genital herpes, I am still getting scratches, teeny red spots, and rashes! Is this normal?
No: Please see your doctor for follow up. This way you can find out about the cause. ...Read more
Hi! I've red spots/small rashes on the back of my hands, from my thumbs until my index fingers in a semicircle. It's itch and burn. What's this? Thank
1Yo5M baby having red spots rashes on body--front chest, abdo, ear left ear. Is not particular itchy--no scratch. Had fever for 4 days last week?
Rash: A picture may help? This is an infection called rosella where a rash breaks out in this location after 3-5 days of high fever. All the best. ...Read more