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I have swollen, puffy legs. It doesn't hirt to bend though. Thigh to the knee hurts. Shooting pains up to the knee. What can that be?

I have swollen, puffy legs. It doesn't hirt to bend though. Thigh to the knee hurts. Shooting pains up to the knee. What can that be?

Get leg examined: It is impossible to say without a more thorough history and an exam of the leg. Have the leg examined. ...Read more

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I have a puffy leg, numbness in toe, and swelling in foot.What should I do?

I have a puffy leg, numbness in toe, and swelling in foot.What should I do?

Leg edma: There are several causes of lower leg edma . It could be vascula problem or traumatic injury. Are these both legs or just one? And that need to be considered to make diagnosis. ...Read more

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I have a bug bite the diameter size of a golf ball on my leg. It is puffy and hurts when it is touched. I am in france on vacation. What is it?

I have a bug bite the diameter size of a golf ball on my leg. It is puffy and hurts when it is touched. I am in france on vacation. What is it?

Infected Insect Bite: You most likely have an infected insect bit reaction. You will need to be treated with oral antibiotics and topical and or oral prednisone. ...Read more

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Why do my legs feel so swollen and puffy as if there is a lot of fluid?

Edema: You must see a doctor and be evaluated with full history, physical exam and other studies. This can be due to many different causes, some of them needing immediate care. Go soon and hope this is nothing serious. Good luck. ...Read more

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I have a little pain in my left leg at the back right on the part where the knee bends? May be a bit puffy.

I have a little pain in my left leg at the back right on the part where the knee bends? May be a bit puffy.

Baker's cyst: You may have a baker's cyst which is a benign cyst that develops in that area. Depending on the size it can cause pain. At times they will rupture and drain and then the swelling behind the knee resolves but the calf may get a little swollen from the fluid moving down. This will reabsorb over time. Your primary can diagnose this with just an exam. ...Read more

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I have this black / purple bump on my left leg. it is 1/2 a centimeter in diameter and it is puffy and red around the edges. what is this.. thing?

I have this black / purple bump on my left leg. it is 1/2 a centimeter in diameter and it is puffy and red around the edges. what is this.. thing?

Bruise?: Could this be a bruise? Sounds irritated if it has red around the edges---Was there anything there initially, like a birthmark or an irritation or was there a bug bite that may have bled into itself from scratching? If it persists for few more days, should be seen by your physician or dermatologist. ...Read more

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I fell now I'm feelingburning sensation from the bottom of my ankle midway up to the side of my leg and its puffy a little bruised not a lot though?

I fell  now I'm feelingburning sensation from the bottom of my ankle midway up to the side of my leg and its puffy a little bruised not a lot though?

Sprained Ankle: Sounds like you sprained your ankle a little bit. Its typical to have some bruising and referred pain. Ice, ibuprofen or naproxen will help. Keep walking on it as tolerated. It should get better on its own in a couple of weeks. ...Read more