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Causes Of Red Sacrum
A red welt the size of a silver dollar on my lower back it's got a white center & itches & a hard knot underneath when I rub it. Possible causes?
Welt: This may be an insect bite in view of the firm swelling in the middle along with redness and itching. A giant hive would be another possibility. A hive usually resolves in a day or so and others may appear as part of an allergic reaction to something. If it's a bite it takes longer to resolve, but if redness extends have it examined for possible complicating infection. ...Read more
I got hurt at work my lower back with severe pain in my legs and on left knee appears red blotches what is it caused from?
Doctor can evaluate: A lower back injury with resultant legs pain usually means there is pressure and irritation of the nerves coming out of the spine. Nerves also come from the spine to the skin, so there may (or may not) be a relationship to the red blotches. The worker's comp doctor can check to see if the blotches are work-related, and if so, refer to a dermatologist or primary care doctor who does worker's comp. ...Read more
What causes a burning sensation when touched on right side of lower back and on right side and on right side lower abdomen? Its not red or swollen
Fell on ice hurt lower back. Year later fell down stairs hurt same area. Could this be cause of leg weak, feet inflammed and red after walking??
Maybe - need more in:
We would need to have a lot more information.
The foot problem may not be related to the fall but you need to see your physician, get an evalaution.
This can be a vascular problem in the legs. Did the fall cause weakness? Is there neurological injury?
This is what we need to knw. ...Read more
Will spondylolethesis cause me to feel bruised all over body? I also have headache and lower back pain and red rash on face don't know what this is
Spondylolisthesis?: I am answering assuming that you are asking about spondylolisthesis - if you are referring to another condition please clarify. Spondylolisthesis refers to a "slip" of a vertebral body (=bone of the spine) in reference to the a neighbor vertebral body. This condition can cause pain but it would be difficult to link this to bruises or a red rash in the face. ...Read more
What causes red blood at end of stool? Have pain along right hip &lower back Grade2 Spondy L5/S1 & moving pain along inguinal. Doc palpation rlq normal
Not related 2 spine-:
-red blood usually comes from lesions near the anus & lower colon. Best guess is hemorrhoids. They R not always visible as they R internal, visible R external. A rectal exam is a start. A little young 4 colon cancer but a colon Ca is not R/O, nor are pre cancerous polyps. More so if a family Hx of it.
I personally would have a colonoscpy. ...Read more
Pain in the lower back, above the buttocks increases when tightening the region. What it can be? It began after sit. Without redness or injury.
I have a small painful lump on the lower back of my head, it has been there for 2 days and has some redness, it isn't from an injury. What is this?
Cyst: It sounds like it may be a sebacious cyst. This would require removal and, if infected, antibiotics. ...Read more
my right calf seems to be swollen. With that I have Achy pain that goes behind my knee and into my lower back. No redness or warmth on my leg?
Surface skin pain on left side of abdominal area and left side of lower back. feels like a severe sunburn. no marks or redness.?
Shingles: Many cases of shingles has been missed in ers because of pain that no direct cause can be found and then a day or more goes by with the pain persistent and then out of the blue a rash composed of clumps of tiny pustules shows up in a geometric pattern and the diagnosis is obviously shingles. They must be treated immediately with antiviral drugs to help healing and prevent post herpetic neuralgia. ...Read more
My wife has lower back pain. There is swelling in her lower back, no bruises or redness. She also complained of numbness and pain in her left leg?
Green vaginal discharge. Redness inside vagina. Period is 3 days late (Never late). Period pain and intense lower back pain. I am worried.
I have lower back pain, along with redness and what looks like blisters in my throat, and my body is feeling achy. I'm concerned that I may have PID.
Oral sex??: There are several conditions that can cause the symptoms that you described. Although some may be benign, there are others that should be treated. I suggest you see your primary care doctor as soon as these symptoms appear. ...Read more
Rash: One of the options to evaluate a rash is to see a photo of the rash. You may consider sending a photo of the rash for evaluation by a Healthtap physician ...Read more
Shingles?: Could be a condition called shingles. This is a reactivation of the chicken pox (varicella) infection you had as a child. They lesions are small clear fluid filled blisters that appear in clusters. If this is the case, see your physician, and they can prescribe medicine to abort the outbreak. They are contagious to other who haven't had chicken pox - fyi. ...Read more
Lower back sores:
Contact dermatitis is a condition in which the skin becomes red, sore, or inflamed after direct contact with a substance. There are two kinds of contact dermatitis: irritant or allergic. Shingles can also present with sores.
Since I cannot see your skin see your local dermatologist for diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more
Have a small indentation in my lower back above buttock on right side it just happened I have no pain. It turns red sometimes what is it?
Not sure: I think you need to see a doctor to answer this question. ...Read more
6wks ago I got local anesthesia on my lower back. And is still itchy where I got the shot, is not red, is it normal?
Local: 6 weeks ago you got the shot - this is probably not related. Given that it is not red etc. Did you have band aid on it? Could be some left over adhesive. ...Read more
I have four subcutaneous lumps ons my lower back. They are red and not painful. They are small and. One seems to be deep on the skin ore body fat?
Often molluscum: Definitely see your dermatologist. It sounds like it may be molluscum which is contagious. ...Read more
I have red itchy marks on one side of my lower back which increase each morning and look like insect bites. Could this be bed bugs?
Had a hard pimple on lower back in February. It took a while to go down and since then there's been a brownish red mark in that spot. Normal?
Bump on back: You likely had a cyst, which is not serious and can appear without any provocation. It may or not be tender and usually lasts weeks t o m onths and then goes away, but may leave a discolored area, which should fade in time ...Read more
I have small, red & sometimes itchty bumps on my lower back I've had this for over a year now. How did I get this and how do I get rid of them?
Needs Evauation: Without seeing them it is impossible to tell what these represent. It can any number of conditions that can be treated. Since it is persistent it is best to see dermatologist for evaluation. ...Read more
My 5yr I old son has 2 red swollen bumps on his lower back. Its as if his vertebrae have become inflamed. They are painful when touched. Thanks.
Need to see a doctor:
There is a lot of conditions that will cause that.
I am concern about the location, and the fact they are red and painful.
I strongly recommend that you take him to see a doctor. ...Read more
Have itch & when I scratch huge bumps appear. Lower back all red with bumps which seems like there holes in it. Can provide picture. Also neck, chest?
Itch, bumps rash: May be folliculitis, or heat rash. May need either topical or oral antibiotics (mupirocin 2% ointment and or bactrim DS (if not allergic and no G6PD)) if folliculitis. May also be bites (not often on neck), and or fungus usually flaky, or eczema- (neck not common) Keep dry. Shower once or twice a day. Could try coconut oil moisturizer as well while in shower. F/u/ w doc-dermatology ...Read more
Two lumps, one on each leg near the left lower back calf. They appeared quickly and hurt If I press against them. Slightly red. No other symptoms.
Many possibilities: Best to see your doctor for evaluation and then treatment options ...Read more