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Doctor insights on: Causes Of Bumps On Left And Right Calves

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My left calf keeps getting small bumps that appear to be hot. They come and go every 6 months?

My left calf keeps getting small bumps that appear to be hot.  They come and go every 6 months?

Hard to know: Heat and bumpy usually means inflammation and could be related to an allergic response to something. Coming and going every 6 months is interesting and could be related to something seasonal? Prob best to see a dermatologist when you are having the condition so that they can evaluate. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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What can cause painful bumps in calf of leg?

What can cause painful bumps in calf of leg?

Calf bumps: Swollen lymph node, varicose veins, a cyst, possibly a tumor(unlikely), a blood clot, among other things. Have you been immobilized or had an injury lately? If it persist, go get it checked out. ...Read more

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What could cause these bumps/bites/pimples on my legs?

What could cause these bumps/bites/pimples on my legs?

Unsure: This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/causes. Once accurately assessed a treatment plan can be developed. ...Read more

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Non itchy, white bumps appeared out of no where on my legs, what could be the cause?

Non itchy, white bumps appeared out of no where on my legs, what could be the cause?

Moisturizer: Try using an unscented cream moisturizer after showering and at nighttime. Also showering with a moisturizing, fragrance free body wash or soap should help with the dryness. If you shave your legs, it's also important to mosturize throughly after you're done. ...Read more

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My left calf is itchy but I have no rash nor bumps. It's itchy from inside tho. What can I do? It goes away for a while but comes back.

My left calf is itchy but I have no rash nor bumps. It's itchy from inside tho. What can I do? It goes away for a while but comes back.

Could be irritated n: this could be an irritated nerve. I was suggest you discuss this with your physician to see if there's other issues that we don't know but at this point ...Read more

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As a child i was told that bumps my legs were caused by over reproductive skin cells n wen i wear pants it flairs up what is this n y does it do that?

As a child i was told that bumps my legs were caused by over reproductive skin cells n wen i wear pants it flairs up what is this n y does it do that?

Bumps on legs: People with sensitive, dry skin often have dryness in the hair follicles as well. That results in tiny red bumps on backs of arms and on legs that feels like sandpaper. That is keratosis pilaris (kp), which can be exacerbated by friction, such as from pants or shaving. Scrubbing kp can actually make it worse. Moisturizers, especially those containing a small amt of Alpha hydroxy acid may help. ...Read more

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I have little tiny red bumps on my legs. What causes this?

Bumps: This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/causes. Once accurately assessed a treatment plan can be developed. ...Read more

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My husband has these bumps on his legs and one dr said they was hernias but they cause some pain what should be done or what could be done?

My husband has these bumps on his legs and one dr said they was hernias but they cause some pain what should be done or what could be done?

Uncertain: Hernias occur in the groin area, not the legs. He should see a general surgeon for hernia repair, if that is what he has. Alternatively, lumps on the legs could be lipomas instead. A surgeon could give their opinion on best treatment if hernia or lipoma. ...Read more

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I have a lump/bump on the lower side on my leg on both legs. What may this be and what may be the cause?

I have a lump/bump on the lower side on my leg on both legs. What may this be and what may be the cause?

Lumps: If the lumps are quite similar in character,size and are on the same location on each leg, they probably are benign and nonpathological. However a physician would have to examine the lumps in order to make a diagnosis. A nonsymetrical Lump in the lower leg may be a varicose vein, inclusion cyst or even small herniation of tissue through a muscle. ...Read more