Rash on ankle for a long time (Pics)

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Adult male, 18 y/o. I’ve had this rash on my right ankle for 3-4 years. It rarely itches (if it does it’s just outside the rash). It’s not painful. I can’t feel touch on it (even if scratched) but I can feel pressure. Rash blanches when pressed. Anyone know what it is?

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    Need to see a doctor. Have you applied any anti itch npmedications?
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      I’ve tried using hydrocortisone but it didn’t do anything. I’ve tried regular lotion as well but that seemed to make it itch.
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    Looks to me like a patch of skin that has been subjected to some continuous rubbing by [possibly] a boot or shoe??  Then  eczema has set in.     If a change of shoes and regular bland skin cream doesnt help you may need to have a dermatologist do some skin scrapings for analysis.    
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    I agree with Marina Dee . The pics are at areas on the leg/ankle that due to continuous friction from walking , has injured the skin. Treat the area with a large protective bandaid . After a week you will see improvement. Good ole Vaseline/ cortizone  applied with soften the harden surface of the derma layers . Keep protected until the skin has recovered. It’s not serious and in a few weeks you will see improvement.
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    Thanks y’all! I will do as suggested and wait and see. smile
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