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Causes Of Cold Sores On My Lower Leg
Many causes.: Clear blisters can be due to a reaction to a cream, soap, detergent, or lotion. Also, swelling of the legs can be so severe from sunburn or congestive heart failure or poor circulation that blisters can develop. There are other causes as well. To determine which is the case for you, see a doc. ...Read more
Viruses: Viruses are very common and self limiting. ...Read more
Many possibilities: There are many things that could cause the skin to itch. Several types of inflammatory conditions of the skin, allergic reactions, sun exposure, insect bites, and sometimes bacterial, viral or fungal infections can cause rashes on the skin. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more
What causes the top of your toes to turn red and burn with tingles, numbness on bottom of both feet, severe chronic back pain.
Dyshidrosis: Dyshidrotic (also known as: hand-and-foot) eczema obviously appears on the hands, fingers and feet with symptoms of deep blisters or bubbles, and a red scaly appearance. Dyshidrotic eczema can appear on both he hands and both feet of the patient. Treatment is with super potent topical steroids. ...Read more
My legs and feet are very swollen, but the rash is on the tops of my feet and back of one lower leg. The other leg feels bruised in one area but no ap?
Cold, numbing, tingling sensation in my left leg, thigh, and pelvic area and on the bottom of my testicles. Also have tingling on the top of the head.
See doctor: The symptoms don't suggest anything specific. I would get in to see her doctor. ...Read more
Cold sores: Cold sores/fever blisters are cause by the herpes simplex virus. There are 2 types—oral & genital. Either type can cause a "cold sore" although the oral type is usually involved with lip lesions. There are several otc treatments to lessen symptoms, but prescription anti-viral meds work better to clear the lesions. Herpes, however, is not cured; it is suppressed & can reappear.—>. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Cuts have appeared on my external side lower lip and white pimples (thrush) on the inside side of lower lip. What's the cause and treatment?
Evaluation: Hard to say without visualization. See an oral surgeon or ENT doc for evaluation. ...Read more
Experiencing numb feeling in my lower right leg and foot, rashes on my neck and my bottom, and hair thinning. Always cold. What could this be?
Lip bubble: A raised area on the inside of your lip that is clear looking and bubble like is most commonly an obstructed minor saliva gland duct. This occurs from food abrasion and eating trauma to the lip. When crushed the duct can no longer release fluid to the mouth. The fluid backs up and creates the bubble appearance. If small no treatment is needed. Larger ones, 4mm, or more do. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Perhaps but...: Cold sores are a general term and many individuals incorrectly use it to describe both canker sores\aphthous ulcers and herpetic sores. Both present differently and have different implications. Finally I would not associate those sores with "extreme" jaw pain. See a dentist for a differential diagnosis, a complete exam and evaluation and treatment as\if needed. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Lately, I'm developing boils on the inside of my upper arms and on the sides of my breasts. What's causing this?
Probably Staph: Most boils are infections with Staphylococcus aureus, a bacteria which may be difficult to eliminate. You should see a doctor who can puncture one of these and obtain cultures to determine the organisms responsible and its sensitivity to antibiotics. That way you can be on the road to treatment. Get better. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have a numbness on the bottom of my heels and also lower leg achiness on the back of my calves and almost a soreness to the touch even lower . ?
Herpes simplex virus: Cold sores are a re-activation of latent herpes simplex virus infection, at the corners of the mouth or elsewhere. Not all sores at the corners of the mouth are cold sores, though; more commonly, cracking or oozing of the skin here represents "angular cheilitis"--the result of frequent exposure to saliva, and may become secondarily infected by bacteria or yeast. See your dentist for more info. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Yes..: Shingles can manifest on any part of the body around a specific skin region we name dermatome, which usually forms like a map like area where the virus sits and shows symptoms of pain( usually burning type), itching, and rash in a cluster distribution. You can look at the dermatome chart at http://www.apparelyzed.com/dermatome.html. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Can pressure on ulnar nerve in elbow cause warm painless buring sensation in legs, started in lower leg on one side, now its in both legs up to thighs?
Flashing pain on right lower leg on the right side of my shin and tingly feet. Can an viral infection cause this? Nerve damage? It comes and goes.
Yes: People with lower back pain can sometimes experience the type of symptoms you are describing, caused by structural irritation of the nerve at the root ("radiculopathy") from herniated disks or spinal stenosis. When someone has these symptoms without back pain, other causes should be considered, including viral meningitis and radiculitis. These tend to improve with time but should be evaluated. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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