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What causes a rash on the back of your ankles and tinkling

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What causes a rash on the back of your ankles and tinkling in your feet
Submitted: 12 months ago.
Category: Neurology
Expert:  Dr Josh replied 12 months ago.


Myself Dr Josh. and I’m happy to help with your question today.

Please provide me the following information so that I can address your concern-

Since how long you have this rash & tingling in your feet?

Does they both develop at same time?

Any pain or itching?

Waiting for your reply…

Thank you.

Kind Regards


Customer: replied 12 months ago.
Most in left foot light in right foot. Been several months. No pain little itch
Expert:  Dr Josh replied 12 months ago.

Dear customer

Thank you for the quick reply.

The tingling sensation you are having in your feet since several months without any pain can have all kinds of different causes, as it is a symptom of many different diseases.

It usually arises from damage or disease of nerves.Its most common causes are:nerve compression syndromes, pressure on the spinal nerves such as that due to a herniated disk,high blood pressure, diabetes, stroke,transient ischemic attack.

Also this can be due to :Underactive thyroid,abnormal levels of calcium, potassium, or sodium in your body,lack of vitamin B12,certain medications.

The rash on back of ankle can be due to these above causes.

The underlying cause of tingling & rash should be identified and then treated by your doctor.

You need following tests:

-Nerve conduction studies,
-Certain blood tests,
-Electro physiological studies

So I advice you to make an appointment with a neurologist for these tests,so to know the exact cause & hence its treatment accordingly.

Hope this helped.

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Thank you.

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Expert:  Dr Josh replied 11 months ago.


Just checking in to see how things are going.

have you consulted your neurologist?

Please use the REPLY BUTTON to reply back to me.I am happy to hep you.

Thank you.

Kind Regards