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Fluid Pocket On Lower Leg That Is Not Painful
I have a red patch on my lower leg. It's not crusty nor painful. It doesn't bleed even with force. What could it possibly be?
Hard to say: Really need to see this skin lesion and possible biopsy bi would tell you to stop poking and prodding it. See your doctor ...Read more
I have dicolotation, swelling and a lot of pain in my lower leg this just started out of know where and its extremely painful mostly at night?
I have 2 sores on my lower leg, one showed up this morning, the other showed up a week ago. There is a painful sting and weeping.
R/O CELLULITIS: Cellulitis is a superficial skin infection that can be caused after an abrasion or rupture of a boil. If it is extending up your leg, SEEK PROMPT MEDICAL ATTENTION YOU MAY NEED IV ANTIBIOTICS. Seek prompt evaluation for potential need of IV VS oral antibiotics/X-ray /labs. SEEK PROMPT EVALUATION SINCE INFECTION IS PROGRESSING ...Read more
I fell while getting up with my lower leg caught in a chair. Lower leg to the ankle hurts. Can't put weight and limping. Happened yesterday, painful?
Fall: See your physician regarding the injury. Have some xrays to evaluate for fracture! Rest, ice, elevate in the meanwhile. Get crutches if need be to relieve during weight bearing. See your dic asap. ...Read more
Random areas on skin are painful when lightly touched. Skin looks fine, I feel fine. These areas change based on the day. Started on rt side, now on lt forearm and rt lower leg?
Why did my vericous veins in my lower leg become somewhat hard and rope-like and extremely painful?
Need more info: Questions like are you over weight, do you stand a lot in one place, are you diabetic. Your symptoms are very concerning. Please make an appointment with your family physician very soon. ...Read more
My friend was lifting my exercise bike and it fell on my lower leg. Now my leg is bruised and swollen and painful. Can a bike break a leg fi drop on?
Could my husband have a bloodclot in his leg? My husband is 40 and overweight with a history of knee and back troubles. His knee recently swelled and became painful with no obvious cause. He has been doing yardwork instead of resting and now his lower leg
Well, lots of factors going on here. Given his history of knee issues, a day spent doing yard work certainly would aggravate this, and even cause swelling... In the knee, but not the lower leg and ankle. And the mottling you see is probably not from a close exposure to a heat source. When I barbecue, I usually end up burning the hairs on my arm long before I do anything to my skin. And the skin's response to heat is to turn red at first (before it blisters), so I don't think the mottling is from the fire.
So my short answer to your question is yes, take him to the doctor and get him checked out. It may or may not be a clot, and it may or may not be dangerous, but why take chances? If it is a clot, it can be a serious problem that needs immediate attention. Better safe than sorry.
Good luck! ...Read more
Hi my boyfriend recently had 3 stiches in his lower leg due to an accident and is now leaking clear fluid?
Can be normal: Some clear fluid can be normal. If area is red painful and swollen and drainage is yellow or puss is present it would mean it is infected and he need to see his physician. ...Read more
I have a baseball size, red and pink blotch on my lower leg. Not painful and does not itch. Developed overnight, also have headache and chills?
See your doctor: Symptoms like these are best deterimed by a thorough evaluation by your physician. Based on his/her findings, a treatment plan can be developed to help you. ...Read more
I knocked my lower leg against a cabinet about a week ago, and it formed a round raised dark colored sore that is painful to the touch. Not improving.
Hematoma: This is most likely a small blood clot under the skin. Applying hot (not too hot!)soaks helps to break down and dissolve the clot. If it doesn't dissolve it may turn into a very firm lump which remains tender to the touch and has to be removed by a surgeon who makes a small incision to remove it. ...Read more
Almost 3 wks since bilateral lower leg fasciectomy for compartment syndrome. Fluid buildup (4 days now)-press n see it move-no redness. Need to drain?
Please: Call your surgeon to revisit your issue it is not wise for us to evaluate a problem like this on line it needs a look see by the doctor ...Read more
Should I be concerned if my hemangioma birthmark has grown from knee to lower leg over the years and is painful?
Probably not: I would just go and have someone take a biopsy and send it in to make sure but generally they don't have a malignant cancerous potential. ...Read more
I have had a painful lump on my outer lower leg for about a week now. There is no bruising, just a lump. It is painful but I have no insurance at the moment. Should I be worried?
Had dark, painful bruise on lower leg a month ago. Bruise is gone but there us still tenderness and discomfort at times.?
The bone may: Have been bruised and it takes a while for that tenderness to go away. Don't worry. ...Read more
I had tkr 8 months ago I have dis colored skin on the back of my lower leg and cyst in my knee now is this normal also very painful still?
There may be a leak: You may have a Baker's Cyst. You need to see your surgeon and evaluate this. ...Read more
I have a half dollar size red/warm/very painful lump on my right lower leg on bony tibia part. The thing is, its been 4 weeks Fluctuates w activity?
Yes: These type things are often infection require a face-to-face doctor visit to determine treat ...Read more
Got cellulitis on lower leg, taking meds n its going away but now feels like there is fluid on top of foot next to toes it don't hurt, feels like jello, ?
Left ankle/lower leg is swollen. Bp normal. No salt. No excess fluids. Took hctz (hydrochlorothiazide) & atenolol. What's up?
Swelling: The swelling is likely caused by what is known as venous insufficiency. The elasticity of our veins decreases with age and doesn't recoil efficiently to move blood against gravity toward the heart. Support stockings, weight loss, leg elevation can help. If this is acute in onset and associated with pain you should see your doctor to rule out a more serious condition as a blood clot. ...Read more
I have a sore ankle and lower leg after a run, however this is only when I walk and it's quite painful however when I run the pain goes away? .
Stung on the foot by fire ant 3 days ago. Entire foot and lower leg are swollen and painful. Previous stings did not react like this. Should I worry?
Yes: You should, I would advise you to go straight to the emergency room. Sounds like you need to be put on antibiotics immediately and be evaluated further. ...Read more
What r symps of pulled calf muscle? Can it cause painful twitches? Normal? Other symp bump along lateral side of lower leg when I stand, like hernia
Strain: A strained muscle causes soreness and pain on use and takes a week or so to heal. Occasionally bumps in the lateral calf area are due to small herniations of fat tissue through the muscle. Varicose veins are another possibility. A physician would have to examine you to be sure. Muscle twitches are not commonly due to sprains and can occur spontaneously. Muscle cramps are commonly due to tight musc ...Read more
I have a large bruise on my lower leg that gets darker and more painful when I stand but decreases when the leg is elevated. I do have varicose vein issues. The bruise is now 2 weeks old and getting g worse not better?
Venous return.: It would seem that your condition and symptoms are related to venous pressure. Standing slows the return, therefore the color intensifies. Elevation assists the return, therefore, the color fades. You need to see a vein specialist to see if there is an associated vessel problem or is the problem due to trauma. ...Read more
Transverse myelitis 20 yrs. Fluid in right knee on monday. Was with a physio on tues. Period week early tues night. Clotty. Persistent lower. Leg pain?
See doctor: Prob. Not a big deal but make sure if symptoms persist it is not a dvt. ...Read more
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