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I have swollen ankles pain around ankles up back of legs red raised lumps 2, on each knee sore to touch turn to bruise next day vericous veins?

I have swollen ankles pain around ankles up back of legs red raised lumps 2, on each knee sore to touch turn to bruise next day vericous veins?

Have it looked at: A sprain injury can result in redness, bruising, swelling, pain, and possibly instability of the involved area. An x-ray will be able to assist in differentiating a sprain form a fracture. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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My legs are covered in bruises and my shins hurt. I've had problems with nause, bleeding gums, and night sweats.

My legs are covered in bruises and my shins hurt. I've had problems with nause, bleeding gums, and night sweats.

Have a medical check: You should go see your doctor and have them check you and run some simple tests like a CBC and platelet count. I hope you do not have low platelet count. This would be my first thought. But many blood disorders can cause bruising especially if the platelets counts are low due to lack of production in the bone marrow or increased consumption like in itp. ...Read more

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I've had swollen hard red lumps on my lower legs for a couple of weeks now & severly aching joints (hips, knees & ankles) my ankles are now swollen an?

I've had swollen hard red lumps on my lower legs for a couple of weeks now & severly aching joints (hips, knees & ankles) my ankles are now swollen an?

Lumps aching joints: F of unknown age or location or medical Hx notes: I've had swollen hard red lumps on my lower legs for a couple of weeks now & severly aching joints (hips, knees & ankles) my ankles are now swollen an? ANS: Many things can do. Do u live with ticks carrying Lyme disease? Are you in age range/location for acute rheumatic fever? Always provide at least this information. See local Dr now. ...Read more

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Why is my left foot and ankle so swollen.have vericos veins and looks purpleish down foot .had cramp on inside of lft thigh.hands and legs get numb.

Why is my left foot and ankle so swollen.have vericos veins and looks purpleish down  foot .had cramp on inside of lft thigh.hands and legs get numb.

Vein problems: you are having vein problems beside your varicoses vein,your deep vein system is not working as good as it supposed to be,that why you are having the swelling and the discoloration. you need to wear knee high pressure stocking all the time,you can takes them off while you are in bed and while you are keeping your legs elevated. avoid long standing,and sitting,walk frequently.and keep your legs up. ...Read more

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Why at night especially do my shins & calfs get sharp shooting pains, also fron the knee down on both legs swell up. Especially my feet & ankles & stay that way for days ?

Why at night especially do my shins & calfs get sharp shooting pains, also fron the knee down on both legs swell up. Especially my feet & ankles & stay that way for days ?

Two problems: You have swelling, and shooting pains to the lower legs. I would make sure you are not pregnant, don't have varicose veins, are not flat footed (if so wear arch supports), if on any medications - check side effects, type of shoes you've been wearing? The shooting is usually nerve related but the swelling can be causing pressure on the nerves. If persists see a oc. ...Read more

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Both of my feet and ankles are very swollen and painful ! Also my hands are swlen and itchy! I elevate my legs and the swelling does go down a little?

Both of my feet and ankles are very swollen and painful ! Also  my hands are swlen and itchy! I elevate my legs and the swelling does go down a little?

Varicose vein/c doc: Although this may just be from varicose veins, since they are painful, you need to see your doctor to make sure that you do not have a blood clot in the leg veins which may lead to life-threatening consequence if not treated . That swollen and itchy hands are likely from contact allergy (something you use on your hands) which may require a dermatology consultation. ...Read more

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My knees and legs hurt when I bend down. And at the top of my leg groin area hurts?

My knees and legs hurt when I bend down.  And at the top of my leg groin area hurts?

Query hip problem?: Pain in the groin area may be caused by hip joint problems, or sometimes other causes. A simple but qualified examiner should easily be able to tell you if the pain is due to the hip. You can go online to PainSpot.com, and click on the button where your pain is, then answer the questions. Print out the results for your doctor to see. ...Read more

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14 days ago swollen itchy area on outside of lower legs, one week later it causes swollen round areas on tops of knees and now where leg meets by butt?

14 days ago swollen itchy area on outside of lower legs, one week later it causes swollen round areas on tops of knees and now where leg meets by butt?

See doctor: If the problem is progressing after over a week, it is time for you to consult your doctor. The best guess I can give you is poison ivy but one needs to make sure that there is nothing more serious. ...Read more

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I have a seriously painful sunburn on the back of my legs from knee to ankle. Me legs and ankle feel swollen and the skin feels tight. Goingfromlayin?

I have a seriously painful sunburn on the back of my legs from knee to ankle.  Me legs and ankle feel swollen and the skin feels tight. Goingfromlayin?

TRY: sitting in a cool tub of water!.....amazing how helpful this can be.... Many over the counter analgesic sun-burn SPRAYS are available ( spray probably best for area that large) Hope this helps! DR Z ...Read more

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32wks preg have severe painful varicose veins in labia (and on legs)they r constantly swollen and painful nothing takes the pain away. Any ideas?

32wks preg have severe painful varicose veins in labia (and on legs)they r constantly swollen and painful nothing takes the pain away. Any ideas?

Varicose veins: These are common with pregnancy Support/compression maternity pantyhose are very helpful Important to put these on before legs are dependent to get the best outcome Sometimes a vbrace may also be used if genital area varies are causing discomfort Discuss with your ob ...Read more

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Chronic: small red patches on the inner ankles branching out quickly, feet &leg pain after walking, looks worse after walking/shower, what's this?

Chronic: small red patches on the inner ankles branching out quickly, feet &leg pain after walking, looks worse after walking/shower, what's this?

Red patches: The description , unfortunately , doesn't give enough information. As it could be a lot of different things it merits an exam to decide. See your podiatrist or dermatologist. ...Read more

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Left knee pain at bottom and on inside, no swelling, heat or redness, very difficult to raise knee towards my chest the other week but now just achy. ?

Left knee pain at bottom and on inside, no swelling, heat or redness, very difficult to raise knee towards my chest the other week but now just achy. ?

Varies: Causes may vary. Did you injure it? At your age, an arthritic cause would be unlikely. The most common thing we will see in that area is a tear of the medial meniscus. Don't hesitate to be seen for a specific diagnosis. ...Read more

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My feet are painful swollen and hurts to walk on them red dots rash around toes on each foot over a week now ?

My feet are painful swollen and hurts to walk on them red dots rash around toes on each foot over a week now ?

Too long to wait...: You need to see your doctor soon. A complete history and physical exam is needed to determine if this problem is isolated to the feet or a symptom of a more generalized condition. ...Read more

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Pain started in knee and calf. Now all of leg & bottom of foot feel like they're burning especially when knee is bent. No skin warmth or redness. dvt?

Pain started in knee and calf. Now all of leg & bottom of foot feel like they're burning especially when knee is bent. No skin warmth or redness. dvt?

Not typical sx: Typically with DVT you get swelling, warmth, discoloration and tenderness in the leg. Sounds more like a nerve problem. I'd discuss it with your physician. ...Read more

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Itchy skin with bruising. Leg cramps at night and reflux?

Itchy skin with bruising. Leg cramps at night and reflux?

See your doc: There are many reasons for the "symptoms" you are having. Your doc needs to discuss with your and obtain some labs and see what is going on. ...Read more

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I have a lump on my left inner calf.. It gets achy and lower leg swells alot. 2 ultrasounds ruled out DVT. Both legs and knees are extremely weak.

I have a lump on my left inner calf.. It gets achy and  lower leg swells alot. 2 ultrasounds ruled out DVT. Both legs and knees are extremely weak.

Sounds like next...: ...step may be either biopsy or further imaging like MRI/CTA. Could be something as benign as a lipoma (which are still not fun to have). Leg/knee weakness are probably a separate unrelated issue. Here's the deal with ultrasounds: they only image the *lower* leg vasculature. If you are still getting chronic LEFT leg swelling, it's time for pelvic vasculature imaging to r/o May-Thurner Syndrome. ...Read more