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Causes Of Itchy Swollen Lower Legs
14 days ago swollen itchy area on outside of lower legs, one week later it causes swollen round areas on tops of knees and now where leg meets by butt?
DVT or Phlebitis: This can be a very dangerous situation. If the redness and swelling includes your calves then you need to seek immediate emergency medical care. If the rash and sores are just in the front of the lower legs this could be phlebitis. In either case you need medical attention. If you are having any shortness of breath or chest pain you need to call 911. ...Read more
Why are my lower legs so swollen & red & itchy for the last week or two? I keep putting them up on pillows, but it wont go away.
My lower legs are swollen and itchy. I also have some red spots where it is swollen. They sweep up more during the day and go down at night time.
My lower legs have a swollen, red itchy rash...and blister like bumps. They become worse as the day progresses.
This will require: evaluation by your physician or a dermatologist to provide accurate diagnosis and treatment recommendations. ...Read more
I was prescribed for Aztor20, 2 wks ago. I have been feeling itchy &numb on my lower legs for last two days. Could this be caused by the meds?
Yes: Pruritus is found among people who take Lipitor (atorvastatin), (atorvastatin) especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Aspirin, and have High blood cholesterol. In a study of 129,976 people who have side effects while taking Lipitor (atorvastatin) from FDA 2,655 had Pruritus. ...Read more
My lower legs are extremely itchy & have been for several months. I use lotion regularly but it doesn't seem to help. Any known causes?
What causes an itchy rash with little bumps on top of my feet and redness on lower legs? Also bumps are not itching anymore, now they are dry bumps.
Allergic reaction: Usually rashes on the top of your feet are casued by some type of allergic reaction or contact dermatits. With your lower legs involved i would rule out edema/swelling as an issue as well. Your socks or shoes could be creating the rash on your feet more so if they got wet while wearing them or if you have changed soaps or detergents. If the rash persists or returns get examined by a doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Many possibilities: There are many types and causes of skin rashes. Several types of inflammatory conditions of the skin, allergic reactions, and sometimes bacterial, viral or fungal infections can cause rashes on the skin. Insect bites can also be the cause of a rash on the skin. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more
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