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Leg Thigh Turns Purple
Livedo reticularis in thighs, knees red/purple like blood pooling, lower legs very white. LR spreading, now in buttocks and upper arms. Vascular?
Yes.: SAeeking ongoing medical attention and vascular evaluation-ASAP ...Read more
Tender skin on my leg that starts to itch, thn turns to bright purple spots all up my thigh with deep black bruising. What is it?
See a doctor: The pain and bruising concern me. Please see a doctor for an examination and appropriate testing. ...Read more
See a physician: If this is a bruise which has occurred without obvious trauma, then you may need to be evaluated for possible bleeding disorder. Could there have been an insect bite? I would recommend seeing a physician if there is no improvement or if you start seeing other similar lesions. ...Read more
Legs ache;, left foot 2nd toe purple at time; left heel feels like it has a jagged rock inside it; legs swelling; difficulty walking; much pain; What?
Crawling sensation on shin, twitches,quick warm sensations on thigh and shin, sciatic like leg pain thigh to ankle.Stiff sore knee.Back pain.Nerves???
Large unexplained calf bruise. Back of leg.Stiff leg at times. Pea sized lump under skin. Slightly swollen lower calf. Had bruise 5 days.Serious?
Sounds like: ruptured tendon, but you need to see a doctor to make sure that it is not thrombophlebitis, especially if you have risk factors such as birth control pills,smoking, protracted immobility, or recent surgery. This can lead to a pulmonary embolus, a potentially life threatening problem. ...Read more
Black bruise on inner thigh just appeared no reason leg hurts real bad and swollen with extreme foot pain?
Got a bite on hip flexor area purple discoloration extending proximal local inflamed red bite tingling in toes?
Get it checked: Purple discoloration is most likely a bruise (hemolyzed blood from the venom/bite). Whether it is of concern or not, only a doctor can tell. If it is extending, it means the injury is continuing. Tingling in the toes may be a sign of the nerve being affected, so better get it checked. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Lower leg and foot go numb and tingly turning purplish when sit or stand, also colder that othr leg. Normal for knee replacement??
Ischemia vs neuropat: Ischemia refers to lack of or inadequate blood flow. Peripheral vascular (or arterial) disease refers to poor circulation to legs such that they can hurt & feel cold. If this has only happened since your knee replacement, please see your Orthopedic surgeon as well as your Family Doc. They can start w/non-invasive ankle brachial index & then consider angiogram if indicated. Also test for neuropathy ...Read more
See your doctor: Leg swelling can be secondary to either heart failure or deep vein insufficiency in your legs. Also kidney or liver disease can sometimes cause leg swellingg. Morbid obesity and some medications can contribute or cause leg swelling. Brown discoloration of legs is caused by long standing leg swelling and is called stasis dermatitis. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer