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I have a recurring rash that turns into a blister on the same spot on my lower leg, at least once every year. What could be the cause?

I have a recurring rash that turns into a blister on the same spot on my lower leg, at least once every year. What could be the cause?

Blistering: It's possible that this is a recurring herpes infection at that site. A physician or dermatologist could advise you better if they could inspect the lesion when it erupts. ...Read more

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Blistering (Definition)

A blister is a collection of fluid under the epidermis. A blistering rash is one in which ...Read more


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I had a dermatofibroma frozen on Thursday. It still has the blister and looks no better after 5 days. How long will it take to heal on lower leg?

I had a dermatofibroma frozen on Thursday. It still has the blister and looks no better after 5 days. How long will it take to heal on lower leg?

Depends: Depends on exactly where it was used and on how deep it was frozen. Likely to need 1 or 2 months to heal. Since it blistered, it must have been frozen hard and deep. You should have a dry scab within a week longer. This scab may remain another 1 or 2 months. ASK THE DR WHO DID THE PROCEDURE. ...Read more

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Why is my other side of ankle swollan and now I have red patches and blisters on lower leg help?

Why is my other side of ankle swollan and now I have red patches and blisters on lower leg help?

Swelling Ankle: We see swelling with blisters after an injury like a fracture but you don't mention trauma so elevate, rest, ice and compression and avoid alcohol. If persits get it checked. ...Read more

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I had a blister on lower leg that I popped, now has a bruise on both sides. Bruise darker in middle. Could it be insect bite and what do I need to do?

I had a blister on lower leg that I popped, now has a bruise on both sides. Bruise darker in middle. Could it be insect bite and what do I need to do?

Advice: It is tough to give advice over the computer without a diagnosis of what the area is. It is best for you to have it examined, and then thee treatment will follow specifically related to the actual diagnosis. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Blood blister on lower leg that won't go away? I've popped it several times, and it bleeds, but never fully heals. Looks like a mole & no pain.

Blood blister on lower leg that won't go away? I've popped it several times, and it bleeds, but never fully heals. Looks like a mole & no pain.

Cherry Angioma: This is most likely an angioma, a dilated capillary/benign vascular tumor. They are not usually a health problem, more of an aesthetic issue. If it's small they are easily treated with a laser. Popping will just cause bleeding, but no improvement in the actual angioma itself. ...Read more

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What causes numbness in my lower leg?

What causes numbness in my lower leg?

Foot numbness: If its unilateral, it could be due to spine related problem. If bilateral, more systemic cause is likely, eg diabetes, neuropathy. ...Read more

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Can gout cause lower leg pain?

Can gout cause lower leg pain?

Yes: Gout could cause pain in all the joints and adjacent tissue to it. Good luck, thank you. ...Read more

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Can a venous clot in the lower leg cause a throbbing like feeling?

Can a venous clot in the lower leg cause a throbbing like feeling?

Throbbing sensation: Throbbing sensation in the leg is indicative of a problem in it's structural component as muscles, tendon, bone and nerves. Injury to the leg, varicose vein, sciatica and circulation problem (which include deep venous thrombosis) are common causes of throbbing like pain in lower limbs. ...Read more

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Can soleus trigger points cause swelling in back of the lower leg?

Can soleus trigger points cause swelling in back of the lower leg?

If the trigger point: Is due to an injury, yes as that point may B the area of injury. May have been minor trauma that U did not even remember. If not it could B due 2 DVT (clots) and requires immediate eval by an md. This would also be the cause of swelling. if this is the case get in ASAP 2 be evaluated! ...Read more

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Would RSD of the lower leg cause it to throb after walking several blocks?

Would RSD of the lower leg cause it to throb after walking several blocks?

Rsd: Rsd or crps. Is scientifically sympathetic nervous system problem which is in control of circulation so that symptom is not surprising hopefully ur treatment is to maximize your activity level and functioning so that limb doesn't lose muscle etc ...Read more

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Are there any venous disorders/diseases that would cause a lower leg to lose hair?

Are there any venous disorders/diseases that would cause a lower leg to lose hair?

Yes: That can be an indication of low thyroid or vascular insufficiency. If pronounced, should discuss change and concern with your primary Dr for further evaluation. ...Read more

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Does or can superficial thrombophlebitis cause the skin on the lower leg to feel colder?

Does or can superficial thrombophlebitis cause the skin on the lower leg to feel colder?

Usually warm.: Superficial phlebitis is an inflammatory reaction and, as a result, the skin overlying the area is usually warmer not colder. It would be most unusual for the lower leg to feel colder in the presence of a superficial phlebitis. Look for another reason to explain a cold leg. ...Read more

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What would cause sudden left leg pain come from no where started in thigh now knew and lower leg also hurts?

What would cause sudden left leg pain come from no where started in thigh now knew and lower leg also hurts?

Variable: Musculoskeletal at your age. EXERCIZE? Workout? Fall? Herniated disc? NSAIDS, ice, rest if not better in a day be seen! ...Read more