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Babys Knees Irritated After Crawling
My 15 weeks old is 1 of those chubby babies. The folds behind her knees & in her armpits are so red & irritated. What medication will help heal it?
Candida: The antecubital and popliteal fossae in young chubby babies are areas where they can get a candidal yeast infection due to humidity and wetness. You can use nystatin topically three times a day for 4 weeks. Also important to keep the area dry, consider using vaseline to keep the area from getting wet. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have a weird indentation about 2 inches long and mildly irritated feeling at the back of my leg, behind my knee. What is this?
Should i ice a irritated knee; running caused. Ok to walk; a run induces pain under kneecap. No grinding sound.
My quads, right above my kneecaps become very tight at times. Hurts to stretch and bend my knee. Red and irritated. I do a lot of stretching normally
I have a hard & small very movable bead-like thing under my shin, near my knee cap. It was painless, although irritated by my fiddling.
May be nothing: sounds like a benign subcutaneous cyst. if it doesn't grow, if it is painless, it is likely benign. observe. if it bothers you or changes can be easily evaluated and possibly removed. ...Read more
I have 3 decent sized blisters on my right leg near my knee. They have fluid and the skin around it is irritated and gets bigger.
I am experiencing what I think is a ingrown hair on my thigh right above the knee. I tried to pop white head, and now it looks pretty irritated.
I have a boil or staff on my inner thigh and it is bought the size of half dollar and red and irritated from my knee to my growing should I go to e.R?
Had meniscectomy on left knee in aug, left side is swollen when bent. Thigh muscle irritated pain is 2?
Get supervised PT &: Continue with your orthopedist so your problem could be diagnosed and treated. It sound as you might have had another meniscal tear while recovering from your last surgery. He would be able to help, maybe with another surgery if necessary. Thigh muscles weakness can also cause pain. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Had a knee revision after infection from TKR surgery. Have been diagnosed as irritated IT band. Have been doing stretching, exercise, and massage to control pain. After several months still have some residual pain that wakes me at night. Any suggestio
Reevaluation: The Most likely possibilities are that you have ITB syndrome that has failed conservative care, or that the pain is coming from something else, such as a pinched nerve in the back. If you have not had one, an MRI of the lumbar spine as well as the hip itself would likely confirm the diagnosis. Don't hesitate to seek a second opinion to get a fresh set of eyes to look at you as well. ...Read more
I walk a lot, my right knee gets irritated and aches around the kneecap with a swollen lump on the outside. It improves with rest and ice.
Arthritis: You could have arthritis or tendinitis of your knee an other possibility would be damage to the patellar cartilage. You should at least get x-rays done to check it if your knee gives out then it is more serious. Please see an orthopedics surgeon or your primary care doctor. Good luck. ...Read more
2nd meniscus surgery in jul'12, 1st in jun'10. Partial ACL tear untreated. Knee & quad irritated. Slight knee pain if tense or being pivot foot. ?
Hard to say: Might get better with pt if not maybe the acl has gotten worse should discuss with your orthopedist or seek another opinion. ...Read more
I work with babies and have noticed some red blisters on my knees, palm and start of fingers, elbows and on the top of my feet. should i go see thedoc?
Good idea: Whether to prevent your spreading it to the babies or to discover if you caught it from work and need to advice the facility - yes. See a doc for exam and/or lab work. Also, if it is painful - relief will be nice. Best wishes for it being a minor easy to correct issue. ...Read more
I have very dark rough patches of skin on my knees from where I crawled around when I was a baby. Is there any way to get rid of these?
Crawling sensation on my left leg only, always below the knee. No nerve damage that I know of and happens throughout the day. Not only at night.
Nerve endings: That sensation probably represents irritability in the superficial nerves of the leg. Since there are no other neurological symptoms,it probably isn't a serious problem but it would be worthwhile to check for vitamin B 12 deficiency if symptoms persist. A neurologist could advise you further as needed. ...Read more
Crawling sensation on shin, twitches,quick warm sensations on thigh and shin, sciatic like leg pain thigh to ankle.Stiff sore knee.Back pain.Nerves???
Usually not: Many children are knock kneed, or have genu valgus. As long as the angle is small, it usually does not cause pain. On the other hand, if there is a history of trauma, or infection, and the deformity is not symmetric, or mild, it may cause a significant force imbalance. This can lead to issues with the ligaments and cartilage with resultant pain. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Pregnancy: The hormonal changes and additional joint stress that occur in your body during and after pregnancy can be some factors that alter the looseness in your joints. This is temporary and your body can recover with time. Be patient, and careful with your joints and talk to your provider about how to guide you according to known risk factors specific to you. ...Read more