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Rash On Leg Above Ankle
I have a medium to small lump right above the left side of my ankle on my left leg. It is not painful at all. Any ideas of what it is?
I have a medium: It could be a cyst which is filled with fluid and can happen after an injury or almost jello type tissue if you have had it for a while or a lipoma, that consists of fatty tissue, both cause no problems. However, if the lump is getting bigger or is not going away, best to see a podiatrist or a surgeon, get an ultrasound and/or an MRI to find exactly what it is. ...Read more
I have a speckled red rash on lower legs above ankles and is spreading, has slight itch some days, been like this for months now, any advice?!
Rash: Start w/a visit to your doctor. Then consider things like laundry detergent change, medications you are on that may have side effects, low B12, sensitivity to one or another food which can be lab tested for. Avoid using skin products that contain alcohol. There are toxins in make up. Consider switching to a hypoallergenic brand. ...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?
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
Sensitive, bruise like markings on legs. Almost like rashes. Doesn't itch. Hurts when touched. Now has swollen ankles. What can it be?! Please help!!!
ER visit: What you are describing is worth a visit to the ER to be examined. Stay calm and go to the ER. ...Read more
3 different rashes on my body 1 eczema on my right 2 fingers and ears 2nd rash on hips; thighs and ankle 3rd on shins and lower legs. No one can figu?
Who is no one?: And what have they done? I am sure you had some treatment so what was it? ...Read more
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
I have a small rash on my inner ankle that has been there for a year! Now, I'm losing almost all my leg hair on the same leg as the ankle rash?
My 6 year old son has an itchy bumpy rash on his ankles and bottom of his legs - what should I do?
My ankles got swollen on vacation, a red rash on occasion. After 7 hr flight overnight Friday during which I had severe leg pain, still swollen.
I have this weird rash on both legs that itch when I get hot. The rash extend from my ankle to half way up my leg. It has been there for about a week.
Neurodermatitis: It is not a serious skin problem but to break itch-scratch cycle is challanging. Apply otc hydrocortizone cream and take otc non-drowsy antihistamin tablet by mouth. See your doctor if it does not go away in a week. If you have stress or anxiety that needs to be taken under control sometimes with medication to prevent itching. ...Read more
My wife has a rash on both legs from the ankles to below the knee. It does not itch. What could be the cause and what should she do?
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
My 87 year old husband has developed swollen ankles and a rash on his legs. What are some things that it could be?
I have a burning sensation with what looks like a rash on my bottom legs a little above my ankle below my calfs please what is this? And it go
Rash: Your rash may be a skin infection (possibly fungal or bacterial) or may be a dermatitis (inflammation of the skin secondary to an irritant). Often, changing a clothing detergent or coming into contact with an irritant can cause severe itching, burning, and the appearance of a rash. Fungal infections and some bacterial infections look similar. Try topical cortisone. IF not better, see dr. ...Read more