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All Over Body Itching Lower Legs And Ankles Swelling
Stasis dermatitis: Some people who have chronic swelling of their legs and feet due to edema may eventually developed a type of rash called stasis dermatitis. This is associated with redness and sometimes there can even be clear fluid seeping from the area. Sometimes compression stockings can help but consider a visit with your doctor to clarify why you're having so much swelling and what therapy can be used to reduce it ...Read more
Swelling is the enlargement of organs, skin, or other body parts. It is caused by a buildup of fluid in the tissues. The extra fluid can lead to a rapid increase in weight over a short period of time (days to weeks). Swelling can occur all over the body (generalized) or only in one part ...Read more
Woke up with joint stiffness, swelling hands, feet, ankles, wrists. Red rash all over body, itching feet and lower legs. What could this be?
I have a bug bite behind my knee. It constantly itches and is swelling. The pain has gotten so severe that I cannot extend my leg. What do I do?
Infected?: If it is red and hot it may be infected. If you think that is possible then see a doctor as soon as you can. Infections can become more serious if left untreated. If it is not red and hot try some cool compresses and hydrocortisone cream to try do decrease the itching until it resolves. ...Read more
I have hard, red, hot lumps on lower legs. Left is worse. Doesn't itch. Leg pain & swelling. Tried Benadryl, (diphenhydramine) hydrocortisone & others. Five days now.?
Need to be seen: Doesn't seem to be allergies, ? Infection rather, kindly get seen by your doctor for full history and physical exam, you may Rx medicines, good luck ...Read more
Husband has rash on butt and lower stomach, severe itching sleepless nights, swelling in lower legs?
See U physician: With many symptoms like this, u do need to take him to see his pcp or a dermatologist. ...Read more
63 y/o w/f : what is causing swelling, pain and itching in lower legs. L4 with a bone spur and s1 is degenerating with nerve damage in legs.?
Not sure.: Swelling is a common cause of itching and pain in the lower extremities. This needs evaluation by physician as many potential causes - some serious. Not related to bone spur or degeneration of s1. ...Read more
What is this cranberry colored rash it's just above my left ankle and just to right of the same ankle as well as a few spot up my lower leg and one spot on my right shin. There is no pain, swelling, or itching I thought it might be carpet burn but I've ha
Many possible dx: There are several possibilities as outlined by the physicians who answered the question. In addition, I would add insect bites. It would be helpful if you could upload a picture of the rash. ...Read more
My lower legs near ankle is hot to touch. No swelling, but noticeable temperature difference than rest of legs. Toes are very cold. What is this?
Cellulitis: But it woild unusual to involve both sides at the same time ...Read more
Swelling just under. Ankles both feet. Causing aching and pressure on both lower legs and feet x?
TRAUMA OR NOT?: HI! Swelling of both ankle areas simultaneously without known trauma ie: jumping off of something and landing hard on both feet can be due to a systemic problem. Possibilities include: lymphedema, arthritis which can be osteo, rheumatoid, gouty attack, other accompanying signs/symptoms, etc., pregnancy, infection, blood clot, medication, heart -liver - kidney problems. All need medical evaluation. ...Read more
Is it possible that the shot procrit (epoetin alfa) cause swelling with redness and pain in the feet, ankles and lower legs?
It is possible: Swelling and pain can be side effects of procrit (epoetin alfa). Talk to your doctor about them. ...Read more
Could be from too much salt intake.
Could be from improper working valves in the veins that allow fluic to leak backwards into the legs. ...Read more
simple cause: First and foremost, infection is out. Does anyone else in your family have this, do you stand on your feet a lot, does it get better when your legs are elevated or worse as the day progresses? Look up the terms venous insufficiency or venous stasis. Stop the water pills, stop the antibiotics, and get into a good pair of 20-30mmhg compression stockings and wear them when you are up. ...Read more
See details: There are several possible causes including vascular, cutaneous and musculoskeletal causes. The issue could be a localized problem or a manifestation of more systemic disease. See a doctor. ...Read more
Help docs! I'm trying to find out what causes swollen ankles with redness around the ankle area and lower legs?
I have been getting a mild temperature and pain in my lower legs with swollen ankles for the past 3-4 months. I have sickness, tiredness and have no appetite. What should I do?
I have lymphedema in both lower legs. I now have cellulitis in my lower left leg. I am starting my 4th day on Keflex, and the swelling seems to have gone down a bit, but the pain level has not changed at all. Should I be concerned?
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