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Red itchy bumps on ankles and feet. Should i be worried?

Red itchy bumps on ankles and feet. Should i be worried?

See below: Could be bug bites, try a cortisone cream and see if this helps, if not see a podiatrist. ...Read more

Dr. Doanh Nguyen, md, faaaai
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Itchy Rash (Definition)

Most itchy rashes are called eczema or dermatitis. Both are due to ...Read more


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Red itchy bumps on ankle yesterday, 3 in a triangle, 6/7 more scattered across legs today (no more triangles), what could this be?

Red itchy bumps on ankle yesterday, 3 in a triangle, 6/7 more scattered across legs today (no more triangles), what could this be?

Rashes really: Need to be seen . Spider bites usually have 3 bite marks . Could they have been spider bites ? Get an eval if the rash is still there and bothersome ...Read more

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I have these hard red itchy bumps on my ankle and one on my lower right leg next to my ankle. What are they and how do I get rid of them ?

I have these hard red itchy bumps on my ankle and one on my lower right leg next to my ankle. What are they and how do I get rid of them ?

Itchy rash: The location of the rash may indicate insect bites, but hard to tell without looking at it, you may need to see a doctor for that. ...Read more

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Red itchy bumps in feet and ankles what is it I have like 10 on each foot?

Red itchy bumps in feet and ankles what is it I have like 10 on each foot?

Without seeing: It it is tough to say. I would recommend a podiatry or dermatology consultation. ...Read more

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Itchy, red bumps on legs/ankles?

Itchy, red bumps on legs/ankles?

Dermatitis: Of some sort. Rashes or skin conditions are much easier diagnosed by seeing them. You can try an over the counter cortisone creams nd if no improvement see the dermatologist. A prescription med may be needed. Try not to itch. ...Read more

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Itchy red bumps on ankles, is this an std?

Itchy red bumps on ankles, is this an std?

Doubtful: No an std would not manafest itself at the ankle. ...Read more

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10 small, dark red, very itchy bumps on my leg. They seem to be spreading. Advice/ Suggestions/ Diagnosis please!

10 small, dark red, very itchy bumps on my leg. They seem to be spreading.  Advice/ Suggestions/ Diagnosis please!

Hard to say: Can't really tell what these are without an exam or photo. Could be insect bites, scabies, allergic reaction, or a skin infection. Suggest you see a doctor to get them checked. Good luck! ...Read more

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I have these Hard red, itchy bumps on my leg and also a part of it looks like a scar, please tell me what it is ???

I have these Hard red, itchy  bumps on my leg and also a part of it looks like a scar, please tell me what it is ???

Bumps: It's difficult to provide an accurate diagnosis on lesions not seen. A Dermatologist may be able to evaluate this rash and provide a more accurate answer, a skin biopsy also may prove to be useful in some more difficult cases that are not immediatley apparent on a clinical diagnosis. ...Read more

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I have lil itchy bumps on top of my right foot the itxh so bad i dont know wat they are they red i just need to know how to cure it never had them be?

I have lil itchy bumps on top of my right foot the itxh so bad i dont know wat they are they red i just need to know how to cure it never had them be?

Itchy toe bumps: May be eczema or fungus. Could try desitin (zinc oxide diaper cream) or OTC antifungal like tinactin Could also be bacterial infection so try the bacitracin on top of tinactin For eczema use steroids .A great product is lotrisone a steroid and antifungal, but need prescription. F/u with doc urgent care. ...Read more

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I was recently bitten by an ant and about three to four days later, a line of red, itchy bumps developed on my foot. What could it be?

I was recently bitten by an ant and about three to four days later, a line of red, itchy bumps developed on my foot. What could it be?

Infection: Could be an infection or an immune response to a toxin in the ant bite. Try Benedryl OTC. If not improved in a few days, see your PCP ...Read more

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Itchy bumps appear often (mostly arm/leg/back), can be goosebump-like or can get as large as bug bites. Disappears in a few hours. Usually not red.

Itchy bumps appear often (mostly arm/leg/back), can be goosebump-like or can get as large as bug bites. Disappears in a few hours. Usually not red.

Hives / urticaria : Usually, itchy bumps are urticaria, or hives. They go away in a few hours and the skin looks normal . They are white in the bump area and usually it is pink around the outside. The bumps are called wheals and the areas around them are called flares. If you don't have ANY redness anywhere, it may be eczema or something else. Antihistamines like zyrtec, Allegra or Benadryl (diphenhydramine) help the itch. See a doc! ...Read more

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One my foot I have this small patch of extremely itchy bumps that are white looking at first but then have turned red and bigger. Any idea what it is?

One my foot I have this small patch of extremely itchy bumps that are white looking at first but then have turned red and bigger. Any idea what it is?

Multiple causes: This can be a number of skin diseases. Given the location and description the two most likely condition is eczema. Fungus and psoriasis are other possibilities. It would be helpful to have it evaluated by a dermatologist because the treatment of these conditions are different. ...Read more

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Small red bump on top of vein on arm and leg? The diameter of a vein. Also some huge white itchy bumps from mosquito bites. I'm on vacation in zagreb.

Small red bump on top of vein on arm and leg? The diameter of a vein. Also some huge white itchy bumps from mosquito bites. I'm on vacation in zagreb.

Wish could: See a picture but can't. Could it be a bug bite too? If it's new maybe that's it.. If not better get it seen when back deem vacation. If you can get some1% hydrocortisone creame try it but doubt you will find it there. Enjoy your vacation ...Read more

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One foot has small red itchy bumps and scaly peeling skin. 2 different dermatologists diagnosed 2 different conditions. Still no relief. Help.

One foot has small red itchy bumps and scaly peeling skin. 2 different dermatologists diagnosed 2 different conditions. Still no relief. Help.

What are: the 2 diagnosis. Can you show the rash . Will be concerned with scabies or contact dermatitis or impetigo but without picture or diagnosis of the previous Dermatologist or the treatments that did not work it is just a guess. ...Read more

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There are little red itchy bumps on my arms and left leg that look like insect bites but appear out of no where and burn under warm water. Any ideas?

There are little red itchy bumps on my arms and left leg that look like insect bites but appear out of no where and burn under warm water. Any ideas?

Possible: Some people can get a "heat rash" that worsens when the skin is hot and usually gets better when cooled. However, to really be certain you should have this problem examined. ...Read more

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Itchy bumps appearing on ankles some with white or fluid centers?

Foot rash: This can be from insect bites, if you wear open shoes this times of the year. You need to be evaluated by a doctor for proper diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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I have itchy bumps around my ankles, what is it, and is it something to be worrying about?

I have itchy bumps around my ankles, what is it, and is it something to be worrying about?

Don't Know: 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

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I have itchy bumps from my knees to my ankles all of a sudden?

I have itchy bumps from my knees to my ankles all of a sudden?

Consider an allergy: Or allergic reaction to something you ate, were exposed to , or if you started taking a new medication. See your doctor to check this out and find out , if an allergic reaction, what it is you're allergic to. ...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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I have small raised itchy bumps, that first appeared on my hand, then inner ankles, severly itchy, seems as when i scratch more come, kinda all over?

ALLERGY: Sounds like an allergic dermatitis- see nyour pcp or dermatologist for further evaluation, diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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Itchy bumps that look like mosquito bites on ankles, chest, neck and arms?

Itchy bumps that look like mosquito bites on ankles, chest, neck and arms?

Could be rash: from an insect bite or allergic reaction to something in the environment or food/ medicine. I suggest a video-consult with the Healthtap doctor on duty. You may want to take a high resolution photo of the rash. Get well. ...Read more

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I have some colourless itchy bumps on my skin. Primarily on my wrists, feet, ankles, tops of the arm and shoulder. It's itching like crazy?

I have some colourless itchy bumps on my skin. Primarily on my wrists, feet, ankles, tops of the arm and shoulder. It's itching like crazy?

See doctor: It is hard to tell what may be causing it without a direct exam. Nonetheless you may try taking antihistamines to see if they help. A dermatology consult may be required if antihistamine does not help or the problem is getting worse. Any new drug or supplement introduced within the month prior to the onset of the rash may be a suspect also. ...Read more