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Remedies For Rash Around Ankle
Looking for any suggestions on immediate relief options for extreme itchy skin due to tinea versicolor. The itch ends up hurting so badly
Foot skin rash itchy and spreading between toes, what to do? I have used curash that stops itchiness for a few hours.
Fungal foot rash: It appears to be athlete's feet often a rash due to sweating. Aerate your feet at home and wear sandals instead of a closed shoe or sneaker. You can apply over the counter med: Lotrimin cream 1% 3x/d for a month or so until rash resolves (slow growing). Welcome to Health tap! Dr. Ivy Fisher ...Read more
Wife has 6 bug bites on arm, two days later, red marks, bites swollen, has pain from shoulder to fingertips, center of bites are blistering?
Flea bites: An oral antihistimine (ex. Benadryl, (diphenhydramine) zyrtec, Claritin or allegra) can be ingested. Topical anti-itch/inflammation creams, ointments, lotions (hydrocortisone, calamine, benadryl) can also be applied. Cool compresses and menthol topical preparations can sooth the area and decrease the itchy feeling. ...Read more
Rash:red, blotchy, not raised/itchy/painful/spreading, cortizone/antihistamine didn't help. Not in skin crevice-front/side of knee, one area for 2 months
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've had a cluster of skin colored bumps on my left elbow for 3 weeks. There is no itching and no rash. What can I buy over the counter to cure it?
Itchy ring like rash above anus, goes onto both "cheeks" Has been there for couple weeks. Getting larger, not spreading to other areas. What is it?
Anal rash: Most likely you have a yeast infection of the anus and buttocks. It can be very itchy. You can use over the counter anti fungal cream such as miconazole or clotrimazole twice a day applied to clean dry skin to treat this rash. Treat until the rash resolves. If it does not resolve, seek medical attention. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Jock itch has been a persistant. Symptoms include sever itch, redness, tenderness when walking, skin peels/flakes. Have tried over the counter. Ideas?
Hello, looks like a bug bite near heel. Ankle and foot swollen for last few days. Used ice, benedryl, elevating, Bactine. Anything else I can do?
Are there any podiatrist here? Injured my left ankle, inner ankle. From distance running. Wraped for wks. And it's not gone. Help me please
Are there any pod: Please see a podiatrist or an orthopedist asap , if pain for weeks with wrapping , you might have a fracture or tear of the ankle ligaments/ tendons that will not improve with just wrapping and continued pressure on the foot and you will need x-rays, possibly an MRI and a cast as well as being off your foot with crutches, possibly surgery.I hope you are not trying to run with a painful ankle. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Chigger bite marks on someone's skin. Is there a precription available to decrease swelling and itching vs. Otc?
Chiggers: The original triple-action formula( stingease) offers quick relief from a variety of insect bites and stings. Provides instant relief from bites and stings associated with common insects, such as bees, ticks, mosquitoes, fire ants and chiggers. Triple-action formula stops pain, eliminates itching and reduces swelling, cleans and disinfects the impacted area. This is otc. ...Read more
There is a terrible eczema rash on my feet.Itching results in bruise nmarks...Please recommend an oitment?
See a dermatologist: Itchy scaling rash on feet could be eczema or it could be due to psoriasis, contact dermatitis or a fungal infection. A dermatologist can do a scraping to determine if there is fungus there and then prescribe appropriate treatment. If eczema cream is applied to fungal infections they will get worse, and antifungal creams do nothing to treat eczema. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I over aggravated my inside ankle Joint by over scratching an itch. What is best treatment for ankle. I often get itch in this area. How to treat this?
See your doctor: If you indeed overscratched the skin on your ankle, you may have an infection. If the doctor sees no infection, often a prescription steroid cream will relief the itching if it is due to a dermatiitis of somesort. Fungal infections can also happen but not as often. If that is the case an antifungal may also be prescribed ...Read more
Itchy rash all over except face legs and feet for 6 weeks. Biopsy states contact dermatitis or medication reaction. Where do I start?
Start: Surely the doctor has advised you about a change in medicines. If not have a family or friend refer you to a doctor who pays better attention to your concerns. ...Read more
Had athletic foot for awhile now a rash has developed of palms of hands & bottom of foot rash not open sores but raised bumps any suggestions or ideas?
See a dermatologist: It is difficult to make a proper diagnosis since I am not there to see the condition. I recommend seeing a dermatologist so that they can make a proper diagnosis and give you something to get rid of the condition or relieve symptoms. ...Read more
I've had a jock-itch like rash for 2 1/2 weeks in thigh folds and under stomach crease. I've used OTC creams and treatments. Rash gone but not itch?
Which treatments?: If you have used over the counter anti fungal treatments (nystatin, miconazole, etc), you may just need a prescription strength anti fungal. If you have used OTC hydrocortisone, it may have taken away the inflammation, but not affected the yeast. See your dermatologist if the symptoms persist. Try adding in an over the counter nystatin powder to keep the area dry and disrupt the yeast. ...Read more
Both feet and ankles are swollen, red, and warm to touch which has gradually gotten worse over three weeks' time. Itching from head to toe no rash?
Evaluation: From what you have told me, I recommend that you see a physician and have some blood work done to look for systemic reasons for your symptoms. Do the ankles ache as well? ...Read more
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