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What Does A Rash In The Ankles Mean
Many possibilities: The severe itching can be caused by the swollen anles and rash. The question is why the rash? From scratching?/ allergic reaction? Bite? Poison ivy? There are some disease processes that can cause both too, so, instead of guessing here, a visit to a doctor sounds like a great idea. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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
My son recently developed a circular rash on his leg shortly after taking an antibiotic. Does this mean he's allergic to the antibiotic or could it be from something else?
Circular rash: A circular rash speaks more against an allergic reaction and speaks more some other cause. A fungus comes to mind and the possibility of granuloma annulare as a possibility is possible. Granuloma annulare is a benign rash for which we have no idea what causes it. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I have derm appt - but in mean time I have red bumpy ITCHY rash on part of lower right leg. It's now started on left. What could this be?!
Could be minor...: Dermatology is all about appearance. I am guessing it is an erythematous papule ("red bumpy"), which honestly could be an insect bite, or contact dermatitis, both of which are common. However you mention pregnancy; there is a condition called PUPPP: Pruritic urticarial papules and plaques of pregnancy, which are terribly itchy red bumps! See what the dermatologist thinks! ...Read more
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
Hyomax: Hyomax can dry you up. It it probakbly drying out your skin which is secondarily causing your itching. ...Read more
Many things: See a dermatologist if you need help. ...Read more
See a doc: You need a physical examintion and evalution. Talk to your PCP ...Read more
Varicose vein?: Hi, are they new? do they hurt? Are they itchy? If you have varicose vein then those dark dots are very common, Please see your provider. ...Read more
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