Allergic rash and new $200 boots
Last winter I purchased a new pair of really warm and only slightly ugly winter boots. Where we live it gets reeeeeeeeally cold and finding warm boots that I can wear and not look like a construction worker is something. I also don't spend $200 lightly. I will buy one really good pair of boots every 5 or 6 yrs.
Well, I've worn them a few times this year and have developed a ridiculously itchy rash from my ankles down the inside of my foot. I wore them most of last winter without a prob. I have had this sort of rash before (contact dermatitis) but not often and usually on my hands. I've tried benadryl but it doesn't seem to help and of course just gets worse everytime I try to wear the boots.
Any creative suggestions on how I can keep wearing these boots or am I just out $200 bucks and am doomed to cold tootsies?