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I Have Red Marks On My Legs
I have itchy red marks on my legs, hands, and belly (generally around my belly button). They itch until I start bleeding. No one seems 2no what it is.
Itchy skin: It is not clear who "they" are. You need to be seen by a Dermatologist for this skin condition. They often can diagnose the problem just by talking about your history and looking at and feeling the bumps. Or send us a picture and provide list of all meds u take by Rx or OTC.! ...Read more
Hello, I have a round red mark on my leg, slightly raised and the size of a penny. Feels slightly different to other skin as it's more rough. Thanks!
I have a sore red mark on my leg, it only hurts if I touch it.I kind of looks like a hickey...What should I do? I'm worried...
Bruise like lesion..: ...if it just appear and you cant remember any trauma it may be secondary to insect bite and some bleeding under the epithelium creating a bruised area. If you cant see any drainage you can still apply a local antibiotic cream 3x a day if not improving day by day appointment with your physician... ...Read more
I have red circular marks on both of my legs , they are under the skin with no texture and do not cause any pain. worried as they are growing rapidly?
Why does my hamstring hurt? The pain itself is pinpoint and random. It lasts for a few seconds, occurs while i'm stationary and only in my left leg. While not severe, it is distracting, especially while i'm at work. There are no marks, swelling or redness
You : You could have a tendonitis of the muscle attachment. This is usually relieved with medications such as advil, (ibuprofen) stretching, or physical therapy. The worst thing that could cause leg pain is a blood clot however, so if you had pain, swelling, or new symptoms then please be seen for a leg ultrasound. ...Read more
Many things: the list is long but redness, tenderness, effected area warmer than rest of your body, swollen: these all can indicate infection whether it be just under the skin or deeper or phlebitis to even a blood clot in underlying tissue. I would definitely have it examined. I would not just take some antibiotics that r laying around the house. Go to urgent care ...Read more
Many possibilities: There could be inflammation, infection , irritation, clot in the veins or combination of reasons causing your friend's condition. Have him examined by a dr, perhaps he may need a short course of antibiotics or some sonogram, to be sure there's no clot in the legs. God bless him! ...Read more
I cut myself shaving my leg and its really red- how long does it take for redness to go away- this was a week ago?
May be infected: If yu have an open wound that is getting more painful, with spreading redness, increasing skin temp, or drainage from the skin you may have an infection. Red streaks from the area or symptoms like pain behind the knee or at the groin area indicate spreading infection, and progressive symptoms like fever, nausea or abdominal painty indicate blood poisoning. See a doctor right away to be evaluated. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Sudden localized area right leg pain started two nights ago. No pain improvement and now redness over it. Is this bad?
Is it normal to have one leg .25 in bigger than the other? No redness, swelling or warmth. Just noticed left leg .25 in bigger
Puncture in leg when squeezed white comes out redness around perimeter at first itched now a red dot in middle with swelling around the hole?
About 4-5 times a day I get this warm sensation going down the left outer calf of my leg, I have no pain no redness and no warmth to the touch. ?
Severl possibilities: Exist and thus you should be seen first by your primary care MD.Then they can evaluate for referred pain from GI or Gyn sources. additional Ortho possibilities include: Iliotibial band syndrome,hip issues or muscle strain vs muscle spasm vs sciatica.Since the treatment differs but most involve a trial of physical therapy and/or antiinflammatories,we need to be sure of the diagnosis.Keep me updated ...Read more
I get vaginal sores in the crease were my leg starts I think it's from shaving. It's very sensitive hurts when I press on, redness little bumpy?
Recommend: that you don't shave in areas of very sensitive skin. ...Read more
My hubby has cellulitis of the rt leg x1 week. He has been taking bacterum. Redness has gone but not the painful swelling..Is this normal? Yes? No?
Wrong Diagnosis ?: Cellulitis is basically a visible inflammation (itis) of the skin and soft tissues (red, hot, swollen and tender) . It can be caused by many things including sunburn (radiation), trauma (sprained ankle) or poor vein circulation (stasis dermatitis). It need not be caused by bacteria. If you have repeated episodes of this, get to a wound care or vascular specialist, the diagnoses you have is wrong. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Possible blood clot: My main worry with those symptoms would be a blood clot in the leg veins called a deep venous thrombosis (dvt). Causes can be long trips/immobility, recent surgery and inherited conditions.These can be life-threatening so need attention. Infections such as cellulitis can also cause those symptoms, as can gout (not always the toe), a baker's cyst behind the knee, and other things.Maybe need checked. ...Read more
Many causes: There are many causes of leg redness including skin rashes (eczema, psoriasis), infections (cellulitis, fungal infections, roseola, fifth disease), allergic reactions and insect bites (bedbugs, lice, mosquito, scabies). Varicose veins and hemorrhage under the skin are also causes. More serious causes include venous thrombosis (DVT) and serious allergic reactions such as erythema multiforme. ...Read more
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