What causes red blotches around ankles?

Many possibilities. Red blotches can come from swelling, bug bites, eczema, drug reaction, or related to underlying illness. You need to be evaluated to determine the cause.
See a dermatologist. Ankle rashes can be caused by a wide variety of diseases, disorders and conditions, such as infection, inflammation, allergic reaction, parasite and insect bites, and autoimmune processes.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.

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What causes red blotches around ankles they are dark red not raised di not itch or hurt. Caame after walking all day for first time and just appeared?

Possibly an allergy. Could be an allergic reaction or dermatitis to shoe material or dye in sock and shoes. Do you have a history of eczema or psoriasis? If so, those signs could be the beginnings of a flare up/episode. Also, have you been alking in brush or grassy ar eas? Read more...