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Itchy burning rash on the back of my leg and upper arm, cause?

Itchy burning rash on the back of my leg and upper arm, cause?

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

Dr. John Chiu
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Rash (Definition)

A skin rash is a symptom in which a person has changes on part or all of his skin, such as color changes, bumps, blisters, oozing, peeling, ...Read more


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What could cause extreme pain on the outer part of my knee, lower thigh and calf?

What could cause extreme pain on the outer part of my knee, lower thigh and calf?

Some thoughts...: This sounds like ileotibial band syndrome (itb syndrome) the it band is a broad band of fascia that runs along the outer part of your thigh to below the knee. It holds the muscle in, but can create a friction syndrome and a bursitis along the outer part of the knee. This pain can be very sharp. Stretching as well as foam roller therapy and rest can be useful to prevent this condition. ...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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What's the cause of my hip n lower leg pain?

What's the cause of my hip n lower leg pain?

See your physician: Hip and lower leg pain can have many causes, ranging from minor to serious. See your physician for an evaluation to find the specific cause that is affecting you so that you can get proper treatment for it. ...Read more

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What could cause itchy red rash under upper arm and back of knees?

What could cause itchy red rash under upper arm and back of knees?

Many possibilities: Possibilities are intertrigo, eczema, inverse psoriasis, contact dermatitis, candida (yeast). See a doctor or dermatologist for proper diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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What could cause a burning in my lower leg around my ankle?

What could cause a burning in my lower leg around my ankle?

Tarsal tunnel syndr: If it is on the inner aspect of the ankle it could be tarsal tunnel syndrome..Much like one gets in the wrist. ...Read more

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What causes edema in feet, ankles and the front of lower leg?

What causes edema in feet, ankles and the front of lower leg?

Get checked: Swelling and pain in such a diffuse area of the lower extremity can be caused by multitude of things such as diet, blood pressure, kidney function, circulation, nerves, injury, previous surgery...Basically many things. You need to see your primary doctor and jot down more info about when do you notice the swelling, does it every go down, when does it hurt, what is your diet, etc. Get checked. ...Read more

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What could cause intense bone pain in my lower legs and lower arms.?

What could cause intense bone pain in my lower legs and lower arms.?

Bone pain: In teens one thinks of growing pains; in blacks one must consider sickle cell; in your case one thinks of shin splints, stress fractures, infection (osteomyelitis), tumor, non-healing fracture. See your fp for thorough history & exam to determine cause so appropriate treatment can be undertaken. ...Read more

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What causes burning , tingling, and pain in my legs. It started in my left leg and is starting to spread into my thigh.?

What  causes burning , tingling, and  pain in my legs.  It started in my left leg and is starting to spread into my thigh.?

See below: Problems like these can only be correctly handled by your doctor in person. He/she needs to listen to you, perform an examination and possibly run labs or other tests. That's the only way he/she can find out what's going on and what to do about it. ...Read more

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What causes sudden severe pain on the top of my foot?

What causes sudden severe pain on the top of my foot?

Foot pain: There can be many different reasons for foot pain. From arthritis, tendonitis, stress fractures, general foot fatigue, and countless more. Even the time of day the pain comes can help determine why you are having pain. You can ask your pcp for a podiatry referral if the pain continues to worsen. ...Read more

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What causes water blisters on the lower legs?

What causes water blisters on the lower legs?

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

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I have tightness and pain on the back of my legs in the thighs. Pain on left side back of thigh and tightness in back of other areas of both thighs.

I have tightness and pain on the back of my legs in the thighs. Pain on left side back of thigh and tightness in back of other areas of both thighs.

Common complaint: What is your usual level of activity? Have you done any extra-ordinary exercise? Walking up stairs? Heavy lifting? All of these things can cause 'tightness.' Usually just muscular in nature. Of course if you're having other complaints like foot weakness, instability of your gait, difficulty/losing control of urine - bowel ; you should see a doctor. ...Read more

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I keep getting large muscle spasms right below my buttock on my right leg and top of the back of my thigh. It twitches strongly. What is the cause?

I keep getting large muscle spasms right below my buttock on my right leg and top of the back of my thigh. It twitches strongly. What is the cause?

Muscle twitches: need to be checked out w/your doc to rule out medical conditions. After that consider asking him/her about taking magnesium as a supplement. Magnesium is often low when muscle twitches are a symptom. He/she can measure it via a lab test. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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What is the cause of pain in legs, arms and lower back i?

Pain: With legs, arms, and lower back involved, consider a more systemic workup, electrolyte check, cervical radiculopathy, or more central nervous problem. Check with pcp. ...Read more

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What is causing my lower leg pain in shin?

What is causing my lower leg pain in shin?

See a Doc: You really need to be examined by a doctor to figure out what is causing the pain. Some things that could cause pain in the shin are shin splints which is an irritation of the covering of the bone called the periosteum. Tendon or muscle strains are also a possibility. Need to also look at possible problems with circulation. Sometimes the pain is far away from the source. A doc should figure out. ...Read more

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What could cause severe achy pain in the upper front of my thigh?

What could cause severe achy pain in the upper front of my thigh?

Muscle strain: or inflammation- often related to overuse or exercise. If you are a runner or avid gymnast this can be a cause. If you have associated redness and swelling- see a physician. If not allergic I suggest Advil or Aleve plus BioFreeze liniment. ...Read more

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What causes pain in the heels of my feet?

What causes pain in the heels of my feet?

Heel pain: People usually describe pain in one of two places as "heel pain". Pain on the bottom is typically due to plantar fasciitis (www.Drmarkgalland.Com 1/16/13), while pain on the back may be achilles tendonitis. Please let me know if you have any further questions. ...Read more

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Dr. Cornelia Franz
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