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Itching ankles caused by plebitus?

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Dr. Videh Mahajan
Internal Medicine
4 doctors agree

In brief: Itching

Phlebitis means inflammation of superficial veins which may or may not be associated with itching.

In brief: Itching

Phlebitis means inflammation of superficial veins which may or may not be associated with itching.
Dr. Videh Mahajan
Dr. Videh Mahajan
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Dr. Morris Westfried
Dermatology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Stasis dermatitis

Varicose veins that leak can irritate the skin from underneath and cause itching.
Compression and topical steroids will help withbsymptoms. However definitive treatment for the cause would require evaluation and treatment by a vascular surgeon.

In brief: Stasis dermatitis

Varicose veins that leak can irritate the skin from underneath and cause itching.
Compression and topical steroids will help withbsymptoms. However definitive treatment for the cause would require evaluation and treatment by a vascular surgeon.
Dr. Morris Westfried
Dr. Morris Westfried
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Dr. Norman Chideckel
Surgery - Vascular

In brief: Itchy ankles

probably not phlebitis but may be a symptom of venous insufficiency

In brief: Itchy ankles

probably not phlebitis but may be a symptom of venous insufficiency
Dr. Norman Chideckel
Dr. Norman Chideckel
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