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Itchy thighs & calves. No rash & not red. Itchy at night. If i itch long enough i get small white dots. Child sleeps with me no signs. Had it for 1 mo?
A few things: It is hard to make a proper diagnosis since I am not there to see the condition. It may be eczema or you may be having an allergic reaction to something, you may be having a reaction due to a change in your detergent or something like that. If you would like to make an appointment with me i can give you a proper diagnosis and give you some meds to relieve your symptoms. ...Read more
Long list of things: There are a large number of things that could cause this, with a wide variety of treatments. Please attach a photo for more accurate help. ...Read more
Feet,ankles,calves swollen,wear 2+ sizes bigger pants,shoes,like this approx 2yrs, goes up to waist @times.skin on calves discolored,itchy,bumpy,thic?
Sluggish return.: There is a whole host of conditions that can cause the swelling of the lower extremity. Typically the vascular system is involved, including the venous return. The lymph vessels might also be responsible. To remove all doubt, have your leg evaluated by a vascular specialist. You can certainly begin by consulting with a family practitioner first and then be referred to a specialist. ...Read more
Itchy!: There are many reasons why your lower extremities can be itchy. It is not uncommon for winter weather to cause dry skin, topical moisturizer creams can aid with this dilemma. You do want to make sure that the itch is not caused due to an allergic reaction (think if there are any new products, exposures in your environment etc. Recently) if this problem persists see your pcp. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I just came back from a mountain hike for 2days and 2 nights..after 24 hrs.i feel that theres something itchy small dots coming out on my calf which i?
I get a itchy pimply rash on my calves that reoccurs every spring & lasts for about 2-3 months. What could this be? Just started about 3 years ago.
Allergies?: Hi If it is seasonal and lasts for the entirety of the season, I would be very suspicious that it could be allergy related. It seems like an unusual to be isolated like that but itchiness and the fact that it is on both calves also suggests it is related to your environment. Might be worthwhile to seek eval from an allergist or dermatologist. Hope this helps ...Read more
I have had a non itchy rash on the back of both calves for a couple of years and no one can tell me why.
Moisturize: Or they do sell aftershave lotion, aloe on the legs is good to. ...Read more
I am 5 weeks into recovery from whipple surgery. Yesterday, I woke up having itchy calf area, should I be concerned ?
I wake up in the middle of the night and my legs are so itchy i can't stop scratching. What do I do and why are my legs so itchy?
Ever since I was a child, I had a feeling on my legs ONLY A NIGHT that were kinda itchy like bugs crawling. This has happened every night...?
Restless legs: One possibility, Restless leg syndrome, causes a sensation of discomfort and needing to move at night. It often interrupts sleep and can be difficult to treat. Causes include iron deficiency, renal disease, many other chronic problems and it can also occur for no identifiable reason. Some find exercise relieves the sensations well enough to permit sleep. About 10% of adults and 2% of children are affected. It can profoundly impair quality of life due to sleep deprivation . Learn more about it at https://sleepfoundation.org/sleep-disorders-problems/restless-legs-syndrome ...Read more
2 nights ago I felt a prickle on my calf while in bed in 24hrs I had 2 light red hard bumps it is now dark red and still itchy. Should I be concerned?
?bite: As described, you may have been bitten by an insect, such as a spider. If the area does not resolve on its own, or worsens, then seek a medical examination to assure the area is not infected, requiring antibiotics, etc. Best wishes. ...Read more
Moisturizer: Try using an unscented cream moisturizer after showering and at nighttime. Also showering with a moisturizing, fragrance free body wash or soap should help with the dryness. If you shave your legs, it's also important to mosturize throughly after you're done. ...Read more