I have itchy red bumps on my ankles , what are they and how can I relieve them ?

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I get itchy red bumps around my ankles the sock line. Very itchy and it happens this time last year aswell . Itching last year left me with scars and I don't want it to happen this year . Any help ?

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    Have you tried anti itch creams which you buy in stores. Or calamine lotion. If you can take Benadryl it will help with itching
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      I've been using an anti itch cream but helps for twenty minutes and the. It's back again sad il try calamine lotion though that's a good idea ! Thank you

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    Sounds like you are allergic to something. Are use using the same soap or detergent. It could be the socks you are wearing. Or it could be the cream or lotion you are using.

    I was told to use a popular brand of moisturizing cream ( it starts with an A) and my ankles turned red and I started to itch.

    Have you gone to a doctor and had an allergy test. Or a dermatologist

    Years ago, I was itching all over and discovered by a dermatologist that I was allergic to all hand soaps except 2 that are used for burn victims. One is called a bird and the other is called a metal. This site doesn't allow brand names.

    But over time, you have to find a product that helps with itching. The metal kind that starts with the letter ( i ), I am now allergic to, so I had to find another soap that is for sensation skin.

    Good luck in your quest.

    Benadril. ( sorry about the spelling), it helps for temporary itching.

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    Hi,

    I get that myself now and again, it drives me mad.

    I think its just like a sweat rash, if your not allergic, put a little talcum powder on your feet, and when your not going anywhere, take your sicks off and walk round the house like that, give your feet some fresh air.

    If you've scratched a lot, rub a little sudocrem on it, it'll ease it and keep it clean.

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