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Cellulitis And Abscess Of Leg Except Foot
Diagnosed with mrsa, got antibiotics. Infection is on leg and not spreading doctor marked the area Would the mrsa make my foot on that leg sore too?
It could make: your foot sore. Are you sure it isn't spreading? Keep off that leg and keep it elevated. If the foot gets worse,see your Dr. ...Read more
Fever chills had swelling in ankle and shin know darkening skin on rt ankle and discolorization of skin on shin and calf with what looks like bruising?
Infection: You have an infection which needs immediate attention and treatment, see your doctor or go to the er asap. ...Read more
Painful swelling of mrs.Rajashree mohanty’s legs from knee joints to feet(both legs)
the disease started first with cellulitis of left leg about 6to 7?
Mrs. Mohanty: Needs to see a doctor. There are many reasons why legs can swell. The concern is the fact she has pain. Many people with swollen legs do not complain of pain rather tired legs, a heaviness etc. Due to t he fact there is pain this should be checked out. As you stated the swelling itself appears to have been there a while. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Cellulitis in ankle/calf. ER visit had IV antibiotics and pills, swelling went down but redness has worsened and moved completely to top of foot?
You may want: To revisit the ER, it sounds as if the foci of the infection is in the foot and you may have an abcess that needs to be drained. I would ask them if that is possible to bring it to their attention. The cellulitis had to start somewhere, perhaps between your toes secondary to a fungal infection but I would go back. ...Read more
Skin on instep of foot is pink and swollen. no visible rash. DVT in opposite leg. Phenagren, protonix, (pantoprazole) norco. Cellulitis or clot? No pain, some itch
Pain started in knee and calf. Now all of leg & bottom of foot feel like they're burning especially when knee is bent. No skin warmth or redness. dvt?
Rolled ankle outward top of foot sore and toes neg swelling no bruise whole foot sore? What to watch for
Severe pain and throbbing across entire bridge of foot and into some toes. No pain in heel. What is it?
Varies: There are several potential causes and you may want to be checked. Tarsal tunnel syndrome is a condition where a nerve that runs into and supplies some if the plantar aspect if the foot is pinched and is one of the more common causes. An exam and appropriate studies can usually determine the cause. ...Read more
My left calf, ankle, and top of left foot are swollen, swelling rencedes overnight, my Docter says that is a result of a collapsed lymphatic system,?
Possible.: Lymphatic insufficiency could certainly be one cause. Another could be venous insufficiency. Both systems are involved in draining fluid from the leg. It takes a experienced physician to determine if either one or both are responsible. Consult a qualified specialist to make the determination. ...Read more
Could be, but...: You should have this looked at asap. You need to make sure this is not a developing infection. If it is not an infection, it could be any number of inflammation problems - phlebitis being one of them. Gout or another inflammatory arthritis is a possibility as well as a skin inflammation indicating some underlying systemic problem. Basic lab work can rule out a significant problem. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Have history of eczema on upper body. Big wound (ulcer?)on front of lower leg, and one under foot. Caused by eczema?
Swelling of feet and ankles my husband has severe swelling of his ankles and feet could it be from scare tissue surrounding the s1 nerve
Probably not: He should be seen by his doctor to determine the problem. ...Read more
Twitching and and pain in calf and back of knee on left leg. Bulging veins in foot as well. Could this be a dvt?
Not impossible: Stacy, the twitching sounds more like a muscle spasm, but DVT is not impossible, especially if you have risk factors (recent travel, birth control, smoking, recent hospitalizations). It might be a good idea to visit your doctor and get an ultrasound. If you develop chest pain or difficulty breathing, this could be sign of a pulmonary embolism (lung clot), and you should go to the ER. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Foot is blue leg is cold up to the knee cap pin and needles in my foot i can see spiderweb veins in leg foot and calf swollen. Sprained one month ago?
Get it checked ASAP.: Two possibilities come to mind. If you have a blood clot in your calf, your leg could look like that. Have it checked out immediately, because blood clots can go to the lungs. If it is not a blood clot, it could be CRPS (complex regional pain syndrome). This also needs to be seen soon as it can turn into a major pain problem. ...Read more
Foot and lower calf swelling w/fluid retention, blue surface and spider veins, red blotch here and there that follow lower veins?
Arch of right foot itched terribly for 2 days. Now there is a quarter size lump on the arch of my foot that is painful to touch and swelling as well in bottom of foot. Causes???
Left foot swollen, reddish, and warm to touch. Major pain by big toe and heel. Came out of nowhere. Could it be anything other than gout? Thx in advnc
INFECTION?: The WHOLE foot is hot, red, swollen, but two major areas of pain? Are you diabetic? No open sores? Can you take your temperature; do you have a fever? It could be gout, but two spots at the same time is unusual. It could be cellulitis, a bacterial infection. A doctor really has to see it to decide; maybe some blood work. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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