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What does it mean when I feel hot spots on my leg?

What does it mean when I feel hot spots on my leg?

Checkup: It means you should seek medical attention. ...Read more

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What causes feelings of hot spots in your leg?

What causes feelings of hot spots in your leg?

Diabetes?: Often diabetes can cause neuropathic symptoms.Have this checked first. ...Read more

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Managing Restless Leg Syndrome (Checklist)

See a vein specialist
Once
Wear support stockings
Daily
Check cholesterol medications
Once
Exercise
30 Min, Daily, forever
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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.?

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

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What could cause hot spots? (usually on wrists, stomach, or legs) to happen? (hot 2me, not to touch)

What could cause hot spots? (usually on wrists, stomach, or legs) to happen? (hot 2me, not to touch)

Hot spots: This is very unusual. If the hot spots are symmetrical then perhaps you are having some type of peripheral neuritis. If this continues it is best if you see your physician for an examination to determine the cause. ...Read more

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Managing Restless Leg Syndrome (Checklist)

Have your iron level checked
Once
Take medication as prescribed
Once
Reduce caffeine intake
Once
Quit smoking
Once
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Managing Restless Leg Syndrome (Checklist)

Take a hot bath
once every night
Exercise
daily
Massage
weekly
Avoid caffeine
daily
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What does the hot spot on my leg mean, it comes on go...I'm 50 and still menstruating?

What does the hot spot on my leg mean, it comes on go...I'm 50 and still menstruating?

Vascular: You might want to see a vascular surgeon to evaluate the blood vessels in your leg. I would not ignore this. ...Read more

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