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Scaly skin around the ankle

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Suggest treatment for increasing lesion on ankle

15-20 of the bumps. The skin on the ankle looks purplish grey. It does not itch or hurt. please help ... for a living. I need you're help! I have had this thing on my ankle for about a year now. I don't want to call ...
 

What causes swollen ankles and feet?

I am experiencing swollen ankles and feet, leaving indentations on the skin from sandals being worn. One foot and ankle is much worse than the other one. Sleeping with elevated leg, but is helping very ...
 

Swollen ankles, black and itchy skin on legs and forehead. Unable to walk. What would you suggest?

Hello sir, my mother who is 72yrs old has a health problem. her ankles get swollen quite often and she has developed a skin condition on her leg and ankle which the local doctors have diagnosed ...
 

What causes dry skin rash and itching on ankle?

I have dry skin/ rash on ankle for past three days. Left side just started to itch today after rubbing. Im on accutane so i figured it was dry skin but not sure. I have steroid cream and ointment ...
 

What causes red staining of the skin on ankle and leg?

ive noticed that above my ankles on my leg around my sock area have been looking red instead of my usual white color. cant tell if its under the skin or above but thats the only place and it doesnt hurt ...
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Dry and scaly lump under ankle. What can it be?

Hi doctor! Im very worried i had this size pea perfect rounded dry scaly kind of lump on my right ... this before and he wants to refere me to a skin specialist as soon as possible!! What can it be its been ...
 

Dark patches on ankle

I HAVE DARK PATCHES OR SPOTS ON MY ANKLE AND LITTLE ONE ON OTHER PLACE OF MY FOOT THAT ITCH BADLY THEN STOP FOR A WHILE I HAVE TO CLUE WHAT IT COULD BE BUT THE ONES ON MY ANKLES ARE ON THE SAME SPOT ON BOTH ...
 

Ankles swollen. Reddish, brownish patches around ankles. Suggestions?

I have been swollen ankles for the past 4 days and in the past 6 months I have developed reddish, brownish patches of skin around the ankles the skin varies at time it will be bigger and more red at times ...
 

Have itchy rash on foot and ankles. Used cortisone cream. Help

but they described scaly skin and his is not scaly. He is about to go out of the country and doesn t think he ...My son has an itchy rash on the top of his foot and ankles. He thinks it started after a pedicure ...
 

Have dark small circles on ankle and foot. Healed scratch on leg is sensitive. Solution?

Hi over the last two weeks I noticed a cople of dark small circles appear on my ankle and foot, they don t hurt or itch and look to be under the skin. I also oticed that I had a couple of small bumps ...
 

Sprained ankle previously. Still having pain, swelling around ankle. Numbness in ankle skin. Cause?

on the outside. Just find it odd a yer later. I also have had (for years) numb skin on that ankle bone and I ... years before the ankle injury. I have no redness around the ankle and the skin is cool to the touch. Any ...
 

Ankle sprained and swollen with a painful lump above ankle bone. What is it?

Hi there I rolled my ankle two days ago pretty badly I have very bad ankle. I m a volleyball player and this is not the first time I sprained this ankle. Around the ankle it is quit swollen but that s normal and I m quite ...
 

What is the remedy for severe pain in ankle due to ankle tb with no help from antibiotics?

it is tb on my ankle made a wound over there now wound has been filled with skin as I have been taking r ...Hi I am from new delhi. I have been suffering from ankle tb from last 3 or 4 months. I used to take ...
 

Bumps under skin on ankle bone

I have had these little bumps under my skin right on my ankle bone for over a month now, there s at least 5-8 on my left ankle, and recently it just started to appear on my right ankle. a couple mornings ...
 

Swollen ankles with red shiny skin on calves

I am 34 and I have been suffering with swollen legs and ankles , to touch the skin feels like i am being stabbed with glass the skin isnt broken and its not a dvt as i have had tests for that i have also ...
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Hi doctor i have pain on my side when i walk and it kinda hurts not alot tho
could be a ligament sprain at your ankle.
 
Dear Doctor my partner has very bad hard dry skin on his ankles and his heels of his feet, he sits on his bedroom floor alot and his ankles rub, how can it stop
Hi, Some people would have a tendency of hyper pigmentation with slightest friction. There are skin lightening creams and thinning ointments available in the market which can be procured with the prescription of a Dermatologist and your partner get better skin appearance following treatment. But one precaution is he has to avoid sitting on the floor at any cost even for seconds here afterwards.
 
Why do i have dry skin on my ankles hands and elbows thank you.
hello and welcome to HCM, You may have dry skin due to many reasons 1. Cold dry climate which is the leading cause 2. Dry skin producing insufficient moisture 3. Dehydration or reduced hydration to the skin 4. Under the affect of many drugs or ointments 5. Malnutrition of any kind and also vitamin deficiency 6. Chronic smoking or alcoholism get back to me if needed regards Dr Sriram Nathan
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