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Forum Name: Rheumatology Topics
|Windancer - Sun Mar 30, 2003 11:48 am||
Im a 50 yr old, white male with red areas around my ankles. The areas cover about 4 inches all the way around both ankles. The skin is very sensitive and injures very easily. Any injury becomes infected and takes a lot of care to keep it from getting realy bad. Neosporin usually does the trick but they must be addressed several times a day. It started about 6 months ago with small red patches on the back of my ankles. Any advice and info you can give me? Thank you.
|Dr. Tamer Fouad - Mon Mar 31, 2003 6:27 pm||
Looks like a fungal infection. You may need to seek a dermatologist for long lasting treatment.
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