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Doctor insights on: Itching Ankles Caused By Plebitus

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Dr. Jack Mutnick
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Itch (Definition)

An itch is an irritating sensation that causes one to have the urge ...Read more


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Can leg ankle swelling caused by dehydration?

Can leg ankle swelling caused by dehydration?

Leg swelling: Dehydration can certainly affect kidney function which may then have an affect on your swelling. Also problems with your venous network or heart can cause swelling. Have it checked out. Good luck. ...Read more

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Pain in ankles caused by flat feet?

Pain in ankles caused by flat feet?

Possible: If your flat feet are severe it makes the ankles unstable and puts pressure on the ankle creating pain. ...Read more

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Can spider veins in legs and face be caused by an autoimmune disorder.

Can spider veins in legs and face be caused by an autoimmune disorder.

WHat are veins for ?: Veins are a part of the circulation that takes "used" blood away from an organ and returns it to the heart to be cleaned and have "food" added. When there is something that increases blood flow to an area such as inflammation that occurs when there is an autoimmune or other problem with symptoms in an area such as the face, veins in that area may increase in size (dilate) to carry the blood away. ...Read more

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What causes sunburn like rash on chest, upper arms, and thighs which is also accompanied by purple, swollen feet and ankles?

What causes sunburn like rash on chest, upper arms, and thighs which is also accompanied by purple, swollen feet and ankles?

Get physical exam: Rashes and skin discolorations are the result of many diseases, medications, and conditions. You must be evaluated by medical doctor for this problem. Discuss any medications or drugs you have taken or are taking. This could be signs of serious reaction, allergic or immunologic, to bacteria, drugs, chemicals, or other infections. ...Read more

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Can heat sensation and/or swelling in the feet be caused by diabetes?

Can heat sensation and/or swelling in the feet be caused by diabetes?

Possibly: Diabetes can cause neuropathy, which can cause many different neurologic signs such as pain, numbness, tingling, or heat/cold sensations. Swelling is less likely directly from diabetes, though diabetics often have vascular problems that can contribute to it. ...Read more

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Canfoot nunbness and leg weakness be caused by shingles in chest ?

Canfoot nunbness and leg weakness be caused by shingles in chest ?

Vzv: Sshingles can cause separate neurologic manifestations (neuropathy, myelitis, etc) from the rash and pain. Would be very unlikely to occcur at same time. ...Read more

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Can calf pain, knee pain in both legs be caused by poor shoes? 2 negative d dimer

Yes: If the question is can poor shoes cause those problems, the answer is yes and very common. Due to leg adjustment to walking and causing strain in those areas. Is it the actual cause in you is a bigger question as it is difficult to surmise that without proper examination. The treatment is change shoes and if you feel the difference, then you can come to a conclusion. ...Read more

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Can swollen ankle cause by menstruation?

Can swollen ankle cause by menstruation?

Hormones: If it is both legs it could definately be hormonal, swollen ankles are much more common in females. ...Read more

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Aching painful leg, can this be caused by pregnancy fluid?

Aching painful leg, can this be caused by pregnancy fluid?

Leg pain in pregnanc: Certainly if one has a significant degree of leg swelling due to retained fluid one can experience a degree of leg pain. Important to assess the severity of the pain and if it is associated with pain on compression of the calf and with notable warmth. The latter would surface the need to evaluate for thrombophlebitis a doctor should examine. ...Read more

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What can be causing aching knees, ankles, elbows and wrists & itching?

What can be causing aching knees, ankles, elbows and wrists & itching?

Joint pain/itch: Many causes. Consider arthritis, rheumatoid, or connective tissue disease. The itching may be related to sensory nerve irritation from joint swelling, or it my be something separate. ...Read more

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How to relieve extreme leg pain possibly caused by lupus, vericose veins, restless leg syndrome, or fibromyalgia?

How to relieve extreme leg pain possibly caused by lupus, vericose veins, restless leg syndrome, or fibromyalgia?

Need more specifics: First you need to see a doctor and get a specific diagnosis then the appropriate treatment can be prescribed. ...Read more

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Would this lighten of the legs and arms be caused by Urticaria?

Would this lighten of the legs and arms be caused by Urticaria?

I don't think so: If what you mean by "lighten of the legs and arms" is lighter color of the skin, then no urticaria does not do that.Urticaria is a skin rash which can be caused by many allergic and non-allergic causes. You should see a dermatologist rather than making your own diagnosis. ...Read more

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Can Petechiea in the eye caused by increased venous pressure be healed or treated?

Can Petechiea in the eye caused by increased venous pressure be healed or treated?

You are likely: referring to a conjunctival hemmorhage although a picture would be best for a proper diagnosis. These types of bleeds resolve on their own within a few days. ...Read more

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Could my possible foot injury have aggravated the varicose veins and caused phlebitis?

Could my possible foot injury have aggravated the varicose veins and caused phlebitis?

Possibly: As dr. Berg said, if it is on the same side, maybe. However, if you aren't even sure that you have injured your foot, it seems less likely. An injury can certainly cause phlebitis, but it is usually more direct and easy to connect. You can certainly get phlebitis simply because you have varicose veins. The most important thing that you need is an unltrasound and then treatment. ...Read more

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Dr. Ted King
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Phlebitis (Definition)

The inflammation or infection of a vein.It is commonly ...Read more