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Remedies For Rash Around Ankle
Hi, I have a heat rash above my ankle, the symptoms being quite similar to milaria. Could you suggest a possible treatment?
Hey doc, so I've had this "rash" for some time now. A few weeks actually. My friend had scabies and I was around him a day or two after treatment and then a week or two later I start itching on my legs ankles backs if my knees and nowhere else really. I t
Rash: Scabies is very contagious. You need to see your doctor for treatment with permethrine cream to apply as directed & repeat in 1 wk, also benadryl (diphenhydramine) & hydrocortisone cream can alleviate the itching but permethrine cream is the main treatment. Wash clothes, towels & sheets in hot water & dryer. Use ironing as needed. Itching usually persists for a while after treatment. ...Read more
I got bit several time on the leg by a spider a few days ago and now I have developed a rash. What is the quickest remedy?
Let me explain: Do you know what kind of spider? Two that are present in the contiguous United States, and more common in the southern states, the black widow spider and brown recluse spider. Cleanse the wound. Use soap and water. Slow the venom's spread. If the spider bite is on an arm or a leg, tie a snug bandage above the bite and elevate the limb to help slow or halt the venom's spread. Seek attention. ...Read more
Depends on the cause: 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 boyfriend had tuberculosis 7 yrs ago but he had the treatment for 3 months , but now he has a rash on his foot and red @ times is this from tuber?
May be: Please see your dermatologist for evaluation and to discuss treatment options. ...Read more
W/ hand foot mouth, pediatricians, is it normal for my 2 yr old to develop a rash all over the back of his legs and butt? Small red dots. Treatment?
Yes: The area around the bottom and upper legs is a common additional site of hfm, it just didn't make it to the label when the pattern was being named. If that's the only site and there are no blisters it could be something else. Te variability of hfm is quite diverse, with some having only one area involved. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Need to know how to get rid of an ankle rash. I have 2 rashes on the same ankle. One is prickly looking, and the other is more of a blob. I have pic?
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?
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
Left shoulder blade, upper back neck, ankles, knee pain. Appearing and dispiriting rashes onmy hands and rashes all over me turns to bruises?
Get evaluated now: Have this issue evaluated asap either by your own doctor or the ER. Some causes may be serious. ...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