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DrRussMd, Internist/homeopath
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I have used cotton over-the-calf socks for years; over the

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I have used cotton over-the-calf socks for years; over the past three years I have experienced severe itching on the calfs of both legs. Not surprising, the itching is worse when heating season is upon us (lower humidity levels in the home) Last week, I substituted low cut socks in their place as a trial, and the itching stopped. I use a normal detergent and dry bleach for laundry. Given that I would prefer to use OTC socks, is there any suggestion you might offer up to help ward off this issue? Thanks for your attention. Jerry Sharp
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Dermatology
Expert:  DrRussMd replied 1 year ago.


If you are allergic you are allergic.

Have you seen a specialist.