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Leg Muscle Rash Symptoms
I'm 19 and I keep getting small yellow/brown bruises on my legs for no reason. It started with sore throat, sore muscles, rashes, itchy skin?
Rash: This is concerning if the rash and bruising occured with the infection, you should go see your doctor, sooner than later. ...Read more
It is a body tissue that has the ability to contract. It shortens and generates force. It relaxes and returns to its original length. Muscles move joints, stabilize the body, move air and food through the organs, act as valves for bladder, bowel and other organs. They control movement of the eyes. They help us express ourselves by changing the shape of our ...Read more
Line of bumps on my leg not scaly Not bug bite or itchy muscle under it cramps badly, cramping getting worse right below rash. Dime sized bumps
There are few rashes: ...that are truly painful. One of them is Herpes Zoster (shingles). They tend to form linear clusters like you described, Because treatment is available that may hasten the recovery from shingles and prevent lingering pain, I advise you to see a doctor. Keep in mind that this is an educated guess, but a guess nonetheless. Hope this helps! Dr. Anne ...Read more
I have a knot in back of my right knee the size of a pea that hurts, twitches like a muscle spasm and hurts when I walk. Pain all along leg and rash a?
Please have your primary doctor refer you to a specialist to examine your knee and decide what needs to be done.
Please let me know how things go. ...Read more
I have severe pain joints and muscles, a rash like scattered dime-sized red dots on my legs. Severe swelling and pain in my legs & feet Fever of 101.8?
U should seek: Medical attention today. U need a diagnosis and proper treatment. ...Read more
I had a bullseye rash last summer Currently have leg pain from a muscle spasm Knee was hurting one week I thought it was due to my high arches + no support in shoes I have some hip pain but the leg pain lasted about two weeks It's better now?
What is your: Question? What are you asking? Your question is ambiguous and you are better now? Get examined if symptoms return. ...Read more
I have a nettle sting type rash on my arms and leg and also have a lot a muscle pain and some of it is swelling I feel like my arms and legs have been?
Pin point red dots on wrist and yellow/brown bruise. Itchy skin all over. Few lumps on legs, sore muscles, nerve pain. Allergies? The rash went in 20m
Difficult to say: It is difficult to say what this could be. It could be urticara. You might want to have this evaluated if it reoccurs. ...Read more
I have flat, not itchy rash on my calf muscle. It started as very light dots but it grew and became more red with time what could it possibly be?
I do not have a rash it is the skin pigmentation causing blotchy like darker circles on my left calf muscle? Is this circulation?
Hyperpigmentation: Postinflammatory hyperpigmentation (pih) is a frequently encountered problem and represents the sequelae of various cutaneous disorders as well as therapeutic interventions. This acquired excess of pigment can be attributed to various preceding disease processes that affect the skin such as infections, allergic reactions, mechanical injuries, reactions to medications, phototoxic eruptions, trauma. ...Read more
25 y/o female. Extreme fatigue. Muscle tightness/soreness. Achey hip, knee, ankle and wrist joints. Cold hands & feet. Rash around mouth & in nose.
Physician: Get evaluated by a physician. Sounds like a rheumatologic disorder but diagnosis can't be made without evaluation ...Read more
Pulled leg muscle: This depends on location. For example, if in calf muscle u get sore tender stiff calf, if in hamstring u get tender swollen back of thigh, if in quadriceps muscle u get swollen tender front of thigh. The first one is common in golfers, the second in football, & the third in climbers. ...Read more
Deeper infections: Certainly infections below the skin can occur. Infection of the muscles or joints can occur when bacteria in the blood deposit the germs there, or an infection spreads from another site. The symptoms usually involve pain plus the systemic signs like fever, weakness, nausea etc. Some clue is usually there in the history about these diseases so I hope u can go to a doc and get it checked out. ...Read more
What are the symptoms of a pulled muscle that happened while doing leg press the pain is in my lower leg?
Many symptoms: Symptoms of a pulled muscle include pain over the muscle body, swelling, bruising, and weakness of the muscle. See your doctor if you have these symptoms, or are otherwise concerned of a tear. ...Read more
Yes: Yes while the symptoms can be the same, the difference would be that claudication tends to go away when the vascular blood supply returns or the compression in the spine lessens in minutes to hours. In those people where the symptoms are related to muscle disuse the leg pain persists for much longer, like days. There can be overlap of both of these issues, so get checked out if concerned. ...Read more
Not necessarily: There are many, many causes, both infectious and noninfectious, of rashes. You will need to give further information. ...Read more
Headache an vision trouble, an tension in back muscles an weakness in legs ect. Off balance bad. Is this migraines. Cannot move without symptoms?
This needs to be...: Addressed after a general exam by your primary care doctor ...Read more
Lower leg and calf pain from 8 months, I doubt it could be compartment muscle syndrome, please tell me the symptoms and treatment for it.
No compartment syndr: Compartment syndrome is a catastrophic event typically following a crush injury or an ischemic event, in which the pressure inside the fascial compartment rises higher than capillary perfusion pressure, effectively cutting off the blood flow to nerves & muscle cells within the compartment. It usually requires emergency surgery (fasciotomy) to save the limb. ...Read more
Have pinched nerve with leg symptoms (muscle spasm in morning) and limited on activity. Is it safe to use muscle simulator device on those muscles?
Stimulators Safe: Massaging or stimulating your spasmed muscles should be safe. And if it improves your symptoms keep doing it. If it worsens them stop the stimulation. Other helpful treatments are gentle stretching, ice and/ or heat to the effected area. ...Read more
Can piriformis muscle syndrome cause sciatica type symptoms (pain and tingling in legs). Can you suggest anything that may help relieve it?
Suggestions: Yes, if sciatic is caught by buttock muscles, pain can simulate a pinched nerve from the back, BUT you describe issues in "legs", and the bilaterality causes some concern regarding lumbar stenosis vrs peripheral neuropathy. First, get diagnosis confirmed, then if appropriate, try physical therapy or osteopathy. ...Read more
My husband has pressure in groin area for about 5 days. No real pain. About 2 inches up and 1 inch right of penis. Inside of crease of leg. He thinks it's a muscle, but I'm worried about lymph nodes. Should we be concerned? No other symptoms. Thanks
Must be checked: And examined: cannot be diagnosed online. Possibly muscular; however infection must be ruled out. ...Read more
Is it true that quick fatigue/cramping of a muscle in the leg compared to the other leg is a symptom of compartment syndrome?
Exertional compartment syndrome is characterized by reproducible aching in calf often associated with foot tingling or numbness when exercising due to swelling of the muscle in the confined area the nerves and blood vessels go thru
Measuring the pressure with a needle before and after exercise makes the diagnosis
Surgery fixes it ...Read more
Are my symptoms since coming off lovanox---muscle weakness especially in legs and head feels better lying down--- part of withdrawal from lovanox sign?
No: These symptoms have nothing to do with this med. ...Read more
I feel pain in my shoulders, back, legs and feet and often get a muscle pull, I am taking wilgesic tablet and it releives symptoms temporarily......what should be done? Would it be helpful to take mineral supplements?
Worth trying: .. especially those supplements with high concentration of electrolytes (potassium, sodium, magnesium, calcium), which tend to trigger muscle pulls if their levels are low. If you are active, like an athlete, sweating and the resulting fluid loss is #1 cause of muscle cramps. You need to hydrate!! If recurrent pulls occur in odd places, visit the nearest healthcare professional for attention! ...Read more
It a right thigh muscle twitch above my knee (going on a week) cause for concern? I have no leg weakness or other symptoms that I know of at all.
Maybe: Persistent muscle twitching can be due to overuse of the muscle, or irritation of the nerve going to that muscle. If there was no unusual activity to provoke it, there may be irritation of the nerves that go to the leg which come from the low back. You may need imaging of the spine. ...Read more
What is the difference in symptoms between a muscle knot and a stress fracture in your lower leg?
A stress: Fracture is an injury to the bone caused by repetitive microtrauma (for example, in the tibia from running). A muscle knot is not a medical term, but could represent a muscle strain or possibly spasm. So, a stress fracture is a bone injury, and a muscle "knot" is a muscle injury. ...Read more
Arachnoiditis? I have all symptoms. Had bacterial meningitis and 2 spinal taps. In pain daily from my lower back down, legs, muscles.
After blow to kneecap, cannot straighten knee or bear weight? X-rays normal, how to proceed? Other symptoms: blue lower leg, pain on both sides of knee, muscle spasms when aggravating knee
Can doctors prescribe meds online and also take insurance online severe pain in lower back< muscle weakness, numbing of the leg. Sciatica symptoms
No: Typically you need a face to face evaluation and determination regarding your issues. Controlled substances can only be hand signed at this time. Non-controlled substances/medications can be called into your pharmacy, but I recommend seeing a doctor to determine what is best for you. ...Read more
14yrold extreme muscle pain everywhere esp in his legs. Worse everyday. Nonstop cough.1wk since flu symptoms. Athletic. Feels like he ran a marathon.
Likely viral cause: If the muscle pain correlates with the timing of his flu symptoms, the virus is likely causing the muscle pain. I would recommend he see his doctor for further evaluation to be sure, especially if he is having other cold symptoms. There are some tests that can be done to assess for flu and inflammation of the muscles. If viral, time is what will allow his symptoms to improve. ...Read more
I am having flu like symptoms and what looks like a bite on my leg. I am having muscle and joint pains and been running a fever. Can a bite cause this?
IT depends but...: If it's a tick bite and you have recently been in the woods (or backyard North Carolina) then it would explain your symptoms... of Lyme's disease or Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever. Or it could all be a flu virus and incidental bite mark from a flea. Please get yourself checked out by healthcare provider. ...Read more
Ongoing muscle spasms, pain and weakness in arms & progressed to shoulders, neck and legs. Started metformin a few weeks before symptoms. Could there be a Connection? RABDO? What test would you suggest?
Lactic acidosis: Patients have developed lactic acidosis while on metformin which can cause a host of symptoms including muscle pain and weakness. There is a blood test for lactic acid. Rhabdo can occur and has occurred when certain medications have been added to Metformin. A test also called a CPK can be run to see if muscle inflammation or injury has occurred. Seek medical attention now ...Read more
Please spell out: ARS. I know what ARV therapy stands for, but not ARS. Anti-retroviral side effects? If you do mean ART, please specify which ARV's you're referring to. ...Read more
Was switched from Prilosec to nexium (esomeprazole). Started having muscle cramps in legs and heartburn symptoms return Within two days. Can the nexium (esomeprazole) be cause?
Not likely: Because both meds work in very similar way, so side effects are also similar. Ask your doctor to look for other causes of your symptoms. ...Read more
Has gental herpes, has this joint paint in the knees and aching muscles mostly on legs. Is it a common symptoms for gental herpes?
Could I have multiple sclerosis even if my MRI was normal? I have a lot of the symptoms (muscle spasm, weakness, tingling down my back and legs), but my MRI didn’t show anything. Can an MRI miss ms?
Typically not: Mri is the most sensitive test available to aid in the diagnosis of ms. While there are rare cases of MRI negative ms, the vast, vast, vast majority of patients with ms have MRI abnormalities. Having said that, given your symptoms it would be important to know if the cervical and thoracic spinal cord were imaged. If brain and spinal cord imaging negative then not likely to be ms. ...Read more
Neurological symptoms in legs and arms experiencing hyperesthesia (NOT painful) and sometimes numbness and erratic mild muscle pain. Fibromyalgia?
Probably not: Fibromyalgia is a specific condition that should only be diagnosed by an expert. FMG is associated with specific trigger points not general numbness & hyperesthesia. Unfortunately even health care professionals toss around the term Fibromyalgia leading to many missed diagnosis & 'therapeutic misadventures' (which can be deadly). See a neurologist, & then a FMG specialist if a diagnosis isn't made. ...Read more
Have multiple symptoms tremors balance stiff muscle speech mycolnic jerks neck pain and back arms heavy tingling in legs. What could it be Seen docs.
IsYourNameJoeCocker?: If you have no idea at this point, then you've seen the wrong "docs." Any one of them a neurologist? What you describe is a bit too complicated to suss-out online but I'd suggest you find a good neurologist and get a better answer. In the meantime do not drive or do anything that would put you in danger of injury. And stay away from stimulants or intoxicants like alcohol. ...Read more
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