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Swollen Itchy Ankle
What is the the cause of swollen itchy ankles? My duaghter is 20 years old and a varsity student. She has been suffering for the past 3 weeks
Stasis Dermatitis: She could have stasis dermatitis as a result of fluid overload. This can happen if the valves of the veins do a poor job of sending the blood up the leg and back to the heart. Usually starts with swelling, and then a red, itchy rash may develop where the skin is stretching (can be around entire ankle, but usually on the inside mostly). See a podiatrist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have itchy swollen ankle i have just find outvi have lymphoma in my eye could it be from that or because i work at night an do a lot of walking?
May be unrelated: lymphoma in eye or orbit as with other sites is usually a result of systemic viral infection with organisms such as MMTV. It usually presents with enlarged nodes locally present or diffuse such as with chest and abdomen or grtoin and axilla. Swollen itchy ankle is mostly the sign of post phlebitis and unless skin pathology present there probably is no cutaneous lymphoma. ...Read more
This afternoon my ankles became itchy all of a sudden. I scratched them and suddenly my ankles became swollen. It's never happened before. Allergy?
Both ankles are itchy & swollen. Dog has fleas. I noticed a horsefly on my ankle yesterday. What should I take to stop itching and swelling?
Ankle Angst: Itching is s result of the release of histamine from cells in the skin. Scratching causes these cells to release more of this and other chemicals which then cause localized inflammation to occur. Treatment must manage both issues. Taking an antihistamine helps long term as it helps prevent recurrent itching in an old lesion. Icing helps in the immediate period as does a topical steroid. ...Read more
Skin across the shoulders, neck, forearms, a patch on my side above waist, ankle, very quickly intensely itchy, swollen, red, lymph leakage, 1st time.
Bitten in my sleep a few days ago - my ankle is swollen, painful at times to walk on, red rash, itchy, warm sometimes, what could this be? What helps?
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