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Hot Spot On My Leg
Vascular: You might want to see a vascular surgeon to evaluate the blood vessels in your leg. I would not ignore this. ...Read more
You would: You would have to see a dermatologist to find out what is causing this. ...Read more
When someone has a blood clot and feel the warmth in the leg, what's exactly happening then? Is the blood stuck in 1 spot creating the hot sensation?
Lower back pain between ribcage and pelvis right side, spot tender to touch, radiating to buttock and leg hot patch made it worse, what could this be?
Many things: It could be caused by a herniated disc, spinal arthritis, something called spinal stenosis or a list of other things. As always, it is difficult to say what is causing a patients pain without seeing them in person. I would simply admonish you to see your doctor if it is really bothering you. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
My ankle is swollen some, like it swells in hot weather. Behind that leg is a sore spot, and when you run your hand over it, you feel a lump. Just wondering what this could be. Thanks!?
Checkup: It means you should seek medical attention. ...Read more
Seeking cause of intermittent hot spots on legs, no discoloration, lasts up to to 1-2 minutes, nothing exacerbates or relieves it, has MS but not DM.
Hot spots: These symptoms may be sensory nervous system disorders related to your MS. Your neurologist is best qualified to evaluate you for this and may be able to offer some treatment if he/she agrees that the cause may be the MS. ...Read more
I have these red, puffy spots on knees legs and thighs that itch real bad and hurt and hot to touch.
Erythema nodosum: Ask your physician whether this is what you have, and if so how to pursue the workup. ...Read more
I suffer with bad knees and knee pain and now I have a purple patch on the back of my leg and I get hot spots allover my legs. Why and what is it?
What could cause hot spots? (usually on wrists, stomach, or legs) to happen? (hot 2me, not to touch)
Red swollen hot to touch spots on right leg, about 4 inches round, last for a few days then bruise before going away I am 20 years old, female.?
Infection?: Red hot swollen spots make me think of infection, perhaps abscess or folliculitis, or sebaceous cysts. Abscesses don't usually go away by themselves but rather need to be drained. Folliculitis might come & go but not usually 4" in diameter (that's huge!). Not common to have several sebaceous cysts in one area. Go see your family doc for evaluation, testing & treatment. Perhaps bleeding disorder? ...Read more
Hi Doc. A few weeks back I noticed red rashes on my legs which were in form of spots and were itchy and hot. They have now turned into black hard spots?
13 year old girl gets splotchy legs when she is standing. Red hot spots on her knees and calves that itch and purplish darker patches. What is this?
38w pregnant. Noticed legs discolouring and veins protruding when standing. No swelling or pain, no hot spots, in both legs. Disappears when elevated?
Varicose veins: These swollen blood vessels are caused by several aspects of your pregnancy: poor blood return, pressure from the pregnancy, etc. The best relief will be compression hose which will help with support in these last few days of pregnancy. You will need to be fitted for these, so ask your OB where to get them. Elevate your legs often. They will ease up after delivery but may not go away completely ...Read more