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I have a rash on...
I have a rash on both ankles, just below the hemline of my pants. No itch, although I kept thinking something was biting me and there is a tickling feeling (which I may be imagining). No raised skin, just looks like someone spattered drops of paint on my leg. I was walking a lot yesterday, although it was not especially hot and I was in the city, wearing sandals, with ankles exposed. Should I be concerned?
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Doctor: DrRussMD, Board Certified Physician replied 2 years ago
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Thanks for requesting me
Can you attach a picture
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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
Hmm. Not sure how to do that. Can I email it to you?
Doctor: DrRussMD, Board Certified Physician replied 2 years ago
No
You can use the paper clip icon here or upload to photobucket.com and give me the link to the picture
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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
Where is the paper clip? I don't see it?
Doctor: DrRussMD, Board Certified Physician replied 2 years ago
Sorry, I can not see your end of things.
Is this rash flat?
Or bumps?
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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
It's flat. No bumps.
Doctor: DrRussMD, Board Certified Physician replied 2 years ago
OK
this can be from physical strain on the legs.
It can be from a plood thinning problems...not enough platelets.
If it spreads, it can indicate serious infection such as meningitis...but you would be getting other symptoms...if that happens, right to the ER.
Otherwise, doctor tomorrow.
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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
I have a vague feeling that something is crawling on me. (I realize that could be psychosomatic.) But that's all over my body.
Doctor: DrRussMD, Board Certified Physician replied 2 years ago
That makes a systemic problem more likely
Allergy, blood problem as I mentioned, etc.
To be safe, i suggest you get it assessed now.
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