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What causes swelling at the top of right hand and swellng in right lower leg ?

What causes swelling at the top of right hand and swellng in right lower leg ?

Swelling leg anhand: Swelling could be caused by a number of things. Was there any trauma? Could be hypertension dvt, heart disease, kidney failure. Elevate both above the heart to see if a reduction is noted. If not, discuss with your doctor. ...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 causes pain, like soreness across the top of my left breast?

What causes pain, like soreness across the top of my left breast?

Need diagnostitests: New breast pain, and/or breast pain on one some requires a full evaluation. This may start with a visit to your gyn or pcp and then, probably a mammogram and an ultrasound. ...Read more

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What causes a sharp pain in the area of the bottom right rib at back and side of it?

Shingles?: This could be an early sign of shingles, the skin rash caused by reactivation of an old chickenpox virus that lays dormant for years in a peripheral nerve. I saw 1 case of "chest pain" that was extensively evaluated, only for a classic shingles rash to pop out after seven days! Injury and heavy breathing during exercise are possible. See a doctor if it persists, worsens or a rash occurs. ...Read more

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Burning stinging pain down right shin into top of right foot with a tight/burning feeling in both calfs top of right foot is swollen/discolored cause?

Cause is hard to: Determine. Any history of injury to back? Seek out a neurologist who will need to run some tests and likely try some medications. Will need nerve conduction study at very least. How long ago was knee surgery? If recent then see dr. That performed the procedure. ...Read more

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I have excruciating pain along top of my left thigh, starts from top of hip and is worse above my knee. Also sore around outer side of the knee. ?

I have excruciating pain along top of my left thigh,  starts from top of hip and is worse above my knee.  Also sore around outer side of the knee.  ?

Pain: The pain is likely related to irritaition to your tensor fascia latae and illioitbial band. This is the muscle and fascia that keep your glutes and quads together. The band can get strained. ...Read more

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What could cause deep stabbing and throbbing pain at the base of left calf muscle (inner leg), burning and radiating pain at base of Achilles extending around inside of left ankle and numbness in outer three toes on left foot?

What could cause deep stabbing and throbbing pain  at the base of left calf muscle (inner leg), burning and radiating pain at base of Achilles extending around inside of left ankle and numbness in outer three toes on left foot?

Tarsal tunnel : Description sounds somewhat like tarsal tunnel syndrome which is an entrapped nerve in the ankle but could also be referred lumbar radiculopathy (pinched nerve in back) or just really bad tendinitis compressing the nerves of the lower leg. Sounds like an exam and some nerve conduction velocities would be helpful. ...Read more

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What can cause left side stomach pain upper near beginning of ribs and lower under beginning of ribs?

GI spasms?: "stomach pain" can be caused by lots of things & may indeed originate outside the GI tract. Further evaluation is in order before anyone can answer "what to do." your doctor will want to re-examine you as well as know the quality, timing, duration, location, & associations (eating, position, activity, stooling, urinating) of your pain to better direct the next appropriate testing. ...Read more

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Hi, I am experiencing pain, redness, and significant swelling in the lymph node located above my elbow on the inside of my right arm. possible causes?

Hi, I am experiencing pain, redness, and significant swelling in the lymph node located above my elbow on the inside of my right arm. possible causes?

Injury or infection: Lymph nodes usually swell in response to an injury or infection. A lymph node in the area you describe would most likely be due to an injury or infection in your forearm or hand. Swollen lymph node(s) are usually a sign that the body is taking care of itself and not reason for concern. In very rare cases, a swollen node may be a sign of a more serious condition. If it persists, get it checked out ...Read more

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Pain top left of leg and left buttocks, pain now bottom of back and tightness in right buttocks now, think from the gym is this nerve or muscle damage?

Pain top left of leg and left buttocks, pain now bottom of back and tightness in right buttocks now, think from the gym is this nerve or muscle damage?

Without an exam, I c: cannot say in yoru particular case and.... the sciatic nerve runs in that pattern and is a common source of pain. http://www.nerdpocalypse.net/back%20pain.html links to a lot of info Just For You as well as direct links to be able to ask questions to me directly ...Read more

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What causes a sharp pain on the top of my left breast in my chest close to the armpit?

What causes a sharp pain on the top of my left breast in my chest close to the armpit?

Many Reaons: Muscle pull, stretching of ligaments, infection, blocked duct, etc. So many possibilities if it continues see your dr. ...Read more

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What causes pain and burning down the front of the left upper thigh and leg, right above knee?

Depends on your His-: Tory, if any injury or past hx of it. One of the diseases (with type of symptoms like the one you have), is called meralgia paresthetica. With pain/tingling over the front ; outer aspect of the thigh, from being pinched in the area of the outer end of the groin crease. Pain meds + stretching exercises are helpful. See your orthopedist. ...Read more

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What could be the cause of burning pain - lower left side of spine, over to left hip and down left thigh?

What could be the cause of burning pain - lower left side of spine, over to left hip and down left thigh?

Disc herniation: This could be an upper lumbar disc herniation. It could also be referred pain. If the pain persists see year orthopedic spinal specialist. ...Read more

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My whole left arm sore , tingling in left back for 2 months ( upper left of back) could it be bursitis ...The upper part of left arm hurts the most?

My whole left arm sore , tingling in left back for 2 months ( upper left of back)
could it be bursitis ...The upper part of left arm hurts the most?

Nerve irritation: When you get a tingly sensation, it is usually because a nerve is irritated. Although bursitis is a possibility, a pinched nerve in your neck can cause the same symptoms. See your primary care doc, and if necessary referral to a physiatrist. These symptoms usually improve with a short course of anti-inflammatories (if you can take them) and physical therapy. ...Read more

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Constant pain/ache at top of my right leg, in the curve/crease of the groin. Sudden onset, no injury, worse on movement, whole leg feels heavy/tired?

Constant pain/ache at top of my right leg, in the curve/crease of the groin. Sudden onset, no injury, worse on movement, whole leg feels heavy/tired?

See your doctor: This is a problem that necessitates a face-to-face meeting with your doctor. This will allow him/her to examine you, ask specific questions. And possibly order tests to find out what's wrong and what to do to help you. ...Read more

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What would cause intermittent pain in left calf? No redness. Just a small spot at the bottom of the inside of the calf muscle.

Pain in calf: The desciption you give makes me think of a muscle or tendon problem. Could be a tendonitis-an irritation of the tendon from overuse, or a muscle strain/tear. If it continues have your doctor evaluate. ...Read more

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Well it started with the tingling and pain in the left scapula region and now numbness is radiated from left toe to left side of head!help me out?

Well it started with the tingling and pain in the left scapula region and now numbness is radiated from left toe to left side of head!help me out?

Beware numbness: Beware unexplained numbness. These symptoms may not make sense to most practitioners, but may be the earliest unexplained signs of worrisome conditions like transverse myelitis or multiple sclerosis. These are rare but serious diagnoses that often began with numbness if these persist or seem to worsen, see your neurologist. Many a person with these diagnoses have initially been labeled: "crazy". ...Read more

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Tailbone pain left side lump feeling/tightness in back of thigh with occasional pain and lump near hamstring what can be the cause? Had baby12weeksago

Tailbone pain left side lump feeling/tightness in back of thigh with occasional pain and lump near hamstring what can be the cause? Had baby12weeksago

Rule out blood clot: Back pain is common after pregnancy with usual causes like sciatica, herniated discs, pyriformis syndrome. but a lump may also be a superficial or deep blood clot. Please see your doctor asap as clots are common after pregnancy ...Read more

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40 years, pain in the lower abdomen and in the left groin & pain at the bottom of the left leg &foot.Irregular menses, a bit dizziness,gases.What is?

40 years, pain in the lower abdomen and in the left groin & pain  at the bottom of the left leg &foot.Irregular menses, a bit dizziness,gases.What is?

Nonspecific: These symptoms do not point to a single diagnosis. They may even be unrelated to one another. It is way to complex for a short answer in this forum. Best to see your primary care provider, or general practitioner for a more complete evaluation. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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I have intermittent burning sensations in the upper outer side of right breast and my ribs under y right arm are tender to the touch at times. ?

I have intermittent burning sensations in the upper outer side of right breast and my ribs under y right arm are tender to the touch at times. ?

Cause unclear: This could be a number of things. One thing that does jump out is that it is all on the right side. It is mostly in your chest and right breast. This is suggestive of some type of pleuritic irritation or muscular involvement that can be referred. For now I would keep an eye on it and try some advil (ibuprofen) or like med to treat any pain. If worsens see the doc ...Read more

Dr. Cornelia Franz
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Rash (Definition)

A rash is a change to skin condition which can affect color, appearance, or texture. It may or may not ...Read more