How can I avoid or minimize foot/ankle swelling and lower leg rash?
In Spain we hiked 5 - 8 miles daily for 6 days over varied terrain. The weather was a comfortable 80 degrees (there was intermittent shade). There were a few strenuous areas, but mostly a moderate hike. I wore sock liners, wool socks and good boots. My ankles and feet were swollen every day and I developed this ugly red rash on my lower legs - bright red, splotchy, no itching, no pain though. It faded slightly overnight, as did the swelling, but both continued each day. I don't think anything has changed for me (laundry soap, socks, etc.) This has never happened before.
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