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What causes swollen ankles or redness around the lower legs?

What causes swollen ankles or redness around the lower legs?

Several things: Could be from too much salt intake. Could be from improper working valves in the veins that allow fluic to leak backwards into the legs. ...Read more

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Dr. David Schleimer
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Swelling (Definition)

Swelling is the enlargement of organs, skin, or other body parts. It is caused by a buildup of fluid in the tissues. The extra fluid can lead to a rapid increase in weight over a short period of time (days to weeks). Swelling can occur all over the body (generalized) or only in one part ...Read more


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What's the cause of pain in my right outer thigh?

What's the cause of pain in my right outer thigh?

Maybe bursitis: The stabilizer on the outside of your thigh is the long iliotibial band running from hip to knee. It tightens if overused and not stretched. It runs over a lubricating packet (bursa) just below the curve of your hip where the bone sticks out to allow attachment of your thigh muscles. When bursas inflame, they're excruciating to touch. See your doctor for proper diagnosis and plan. It's treatable. ...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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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 causes itchiness in between my toes of my right foot?

What causes itchiness in between my toes of my right foot?

It depends: Usually this is due to a fungal infection but there are several other causes as well. You may need an antifungal or possibly a skin scraping to confirm the actual cause. You should see a podiatrist. ...Read more

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What causes pain and swelling on the inside corner of my eye?

What causes pain and swelling on the inside corner of my eye?

Need to get checked: There are a number of possible causes of pain and swelling on the inside corner of your eye. These include allergies, dryness and infection. The only way to make a diagnosis is with an eye exam. ...Read more

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What causes pain and some swelling in the lower right front of my neck?

What causes pain and some swelling in the lower right front of my neck?

Many things: Could be taut muscle band or muscle spasm called a tender point or a trigger point. This could also be a tender lymph node, especially if you were recently sick. Other things could be a boil or a lipoma. If it is bothering you and does not resolve, see your doctor for further evaluation. ...Read more

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What could cause swelling in the left side of my neck?

What could cause swelling in the left side of my neck?

See answer: The most common cause of a swelling in the side of the neck is an enlarged lymph node, due to a recent infection in the the throat or else where, In this case it is often tender. Other causes of a neck mass or enlarged lymph nodes are possible.** If the swelling persists or increases you must see a physician for an exam. ...Read more

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What are the causes of swollen ankles with redness around the ankle area and lower legs?

What are the causes of swollen ankles with redness around the ankle area and lower legs?

simple cause: First and foremost, infection is out. Does anyone else in your family have this, do you stand on your feet a lot, does it get better when your legs are elevated or worse as the day progresses? Look up the terms venous insufficiency or venous stasis. Stop the water pills, stop the antibiotics, and get into a good pair of 20-30mmhg compression stockings and wear them when you are up. ...Read more

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What causes burning in front of neck?

What causes burning in front of neck?

Neck Pain: According to the U.S. National library of medicine and the national institutes of health, or nih, neck pain can arise from issues with the neck muscles, nerves, ligaments, vertebrae and spinal discs. Neck pain can emerge in any part of the neck, including the front of the neck. Front neck pain can be caused by certain medical conditions, throat infections and traumatic injury. ...Read more

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What could cause pain at the top of my buttocks?

What could cause pain at the top of my buttocks?

More history: Without having more history, it is difficult to assess the question. Your PCP would most likely look to assess historical issues like trauma, prolonged positions, changes in activity etc etc. Suggest you seek counsel of your doctor if this is bothersome. ...Read more

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What's the cause of pain underneath the skin of the abdomen, legs, thighs back and hands. ?

What's the cause of pain underneath the skin of the abdomen, legs, thighs back and hands. ?

Vague: You would needed to be more specific. What kind of pain, where on the body, and how long does it last. The causes vary - from having a flu, to having some more specific diseases. It could be as simple as having pain post exertion. If the pain persists, seek a doctor. ...Read more

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What causes swollen ankles with redness around the ankles and lower legs?

Vascular Disease: This is caused by poor circulation and vascular disease and should be seen by a physican for evaluation. ...Read more

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What could cause redness and burning sensation on top of my hands?

What could cause redness and burning sensation on top of my hands?

Burning hands: On the hands the most common causes of redness and burning are chemical irritation of some sort. It can come from soaps, creams, solvents at work or cleaning agents, medicines, possibly something like poison ivy, rarely from a systemic disorder like vasculitis. ...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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I feel severe heat emanating from the skin around the lower part of my waist and thighs, close to my two balls downstairs. What are possible causes?

I feel severe heat emanating from the skin around the lower part of my waist and thighs, close to my two balls downstairs. What are possible causes?

Heat sensation: Several possible causes, but a skin infection or an allergic reaction on your skin are common ones. Fungal infections are common in this area. If there is any visible abnormality (red rash, scaling, irritation, pimples) have it looked at by your doctor. ...Read more

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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

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What could cause burning sensations in groin, shins and top of feet ?

What could cause burning sensations in groin, shins and top of feet ?

Your back: Most likely cause if this is on one side only is your back. If the problem is on both sides it could be a spinal problem or disease affecting the nerves. See your doctor for evaluation. ...Read more

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