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Bumped into something and had golfball-sized lump under skin on leg. Week later, no pain, no bruise, but still lump (smaller now). What could this be
Noticed bruise on arm...I didn't hit anything. Noticed bruise on leg week later. Have been taking a lot of Excedrin due to headache. Could it be related?
Yes it may be:
Aspirin has antiplatlet properties and that is the reason it can cause bruising
it can also cause bleeding in the stomach some times
stop the Aspirin and bruising will go away, if still bruising see your doctor. ...Read more
My wife 23yrs old had anxiety, pain in legs & weekness. She is breast feeding. Her vitaminD level is 14.5 (ng/mL). Is it really low?
Yes: Under 29 ng/ml is considered deficiency. Your wife will need to consult her doctor to be sure that she needs only supplementation. ...Read more
I got hit in the leg 2 weeks ago and now I get random sharp pains that last 5 minutes or so and then go away about 4-5 times a day?
Ans: Yes you most likely injured the soft tissue. This takes time to heal. You may have intermittent discomfort for months and then will go away. Be patient. Once injured takes a while to resolve ...Read more
Clean&DressGetChecke: Clean with with Betadine and use a dressingSince it is turning red, it might be a sign of onfection. You can use over the counter Bacitracin cream or Polysporin (bacitracin and polymyxin) cream before applying dressing with a large band aid. And get it checked by your doctor. Make sure you are up to date with your tetanus shot or get a booster dr or Tdap. ...Read more
Not sure: It is hard to tell if you had both legs involved with fasciotomy or just one. There may have been nerves disturbed that will need more time to heal. If you had any muscle damage from the high pressure in the compartments (ischemia), this may also need time to resolve and heal. I would recommend a good eval by a physical therapist and let them recommend a therapy plan to help you. ...Read more
Not sure why this is: Being done in such a brief interval, but there may be good reasons if you are encountering acute changes. My colleagues do not routinely repeat studies in stable patients unless the first test was incomplete or done inappropriately. ...Read more
Probably: Any trauma to an area will cause a local reaction. This is probably nl. However, go see a doctor to make sure you don't have a hematoma that needs attention. ...Read more
I have pain in my left leg for weeks now and randomly in my chest. I have anxiety so I don't know if it's that or something much major?
Severe anxiety can:
Produce all these, and about 30 other Sx's. First, get a general physical to R/O other causes. If you get a clean bill of (physical) health, next ask for a referral to a mental health pro, specializing in anxiety and depression, or somatic disorders. We have lots of good treatments for these conditions.
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My hubby has cellulitis of the rt leg x1 week. He has been taking bacterum. Redness has gone but not the painful swelling. Is this normal? Yes? No?
Wrong Diagnosis?: Cellulitis is basically a visible inflammation (itis) of the skin and soft tissues (red, hot, swollen and tender). It can be caused by many things including sunburn (radiation), trauma (sprained ankle) or poor vein circulation (stasis dermatitis). It need not be caused by bacteria. If you have repeated episodes of this, get to a wound care or vascular specialist, the diagnoses you have is wrong. ...Read more
Cut leg 4 weeks ago. Healing, but flesh inside cut is 'popping out' of wound. What is the significance? Used bacitraition, bandages and ACE bandage wrap.
Needs to be seen: Have it evaluate as the growth could be several different things. It could be a granuloma. ...Read more
I scratched my leg this week and noticed a lump on it and after checking it out found a strange black dot on it. The area is now red and not smaller.
Have l5s1protusion back, leg pain11 week &footdrop2 week. Mri can't confirm drop. Emg&nerve study normal. No relief from nerve block 4 weeks ago. What next?
Lactic acid buildup: Th eweakness is usually caused by build up of Lactic Acid in the muscles. Usually you burn glucose for energy, but during exercise, you may stat burning alternative fuels to keep going. When you burn alternative fuels, certain different by-products build up in your muscles, especially lactic acid, and this can caue weakness. Have a snack before exercise and drink plenty of water during exercise! ...Read more
No: No it is not normal, check it out. Good luck. ...Read more
I hit my leg 2 weeks ago. Bruise is gone but now I can feel a lump where the bruise was. Should I be worried?
Severe pain in upper right buttock and right leg is heavy feeling. No injury or trauma. Came on suddenly after having achey right leg for weeks?
Important: Go see a doctor. You seem to have a bulging disc that herniated and is pressing on your spine. Avoid any lifting, go see your doctor. ...Read more
13. I overstretch my hamstring on left leg a week ago in track and field and now although it doesn't hurt anymore, I can not stand up straight on it?
Hamstring strain: This could just be hamstring tightness but it also could be something more serious such as a stress fracture. You should be evaluated by a sports medicine or orthopedic physician If it is just hamstring tightness a simple stretching program could significantly improve your symptoms ...Read more
We had tumer removed form each leg two weeks ago last night she had pain in the upper thigh then it was red in the spot now they are kinda white spot?
Just had a venus bypass graft in my leg 2 weeks ago but my leg is still swelling so need to know if this is normal or is it a sign it hasn't worked?
Not unexpected: Removing one of the veins in your leg can cause some swelling. This is usually limited and resolves after several weeks, but can persist. ...Read more
Hi I had a pus blister on my leg a week ago that now looks like a tiny white hole in my leg, it's making my entire calf hurt so much!!! someone help!
Weak, shaky, strange feeling in legs. 1 week post l3/4 and l4/5 facet injection. Pain hasn't changed and legs feel strange. Related?
Not sure if I have a blood clot in my leg and what I am suppose to do? I have had problems with this leg the week, now I have a blood bruise
Need to examine:
It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without examining you and your symptoms warrant evaluation by a physician.
Wish you good health! ...Read more
Just had a venus bypass graft in my leg 2 weeks ago but it's still swelling up so I was wandering if this is normal or is it a bad sign of failure?
Had micro discectomy for sciatica down right leg 8 weeks ago now experience pain in left hip am I expecting to much to soon as op considered success?
Yes/No: Surgery will remove the disc so it will not heal normally but can result in reduction in pain and resolving any lasting nerve damage due to the disc herniation. Healing can take up to 3 months. Healing on its own will take time and may keep the integrity of the disc intact which may be the best at keeping the disc as normal as possible. Healing on its own can take up to 6-9 months or longer. ...Read more
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