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My leg hurts and it feels like sunburn but its not. Its not red and its not sunny out and I wasn't outside at all today. Whati s wrong with my leg?
I have had lots of injury to my upper and lower back s. my problem is now I'm having sever problem problem with my right leg heavy?
Few ways.: Crohn's is an inflammatory disease that releases inflammtory mediators into the blood stream. There may be some small component of edema from that. Secondly it is also associated with an arthritis that can cause local joint edema and an increase in distal lymphatic pressure. Thirdly there may be protein / malabsorption losses which can increase edema. ...Read more
Good Day, what can you recommend on this patch on my leg? It’s itchy and has been growing. Had this for over a year now
See doctor: When you have a skin n lesion and there is a change in size or shape or texture see doctor for exam ...Read more
My 3 years old son has white spot in his leg I wonder what s that im worried it will be I vitligo?
Unusual place for it: Vitiligo is usually located on the hands, neck and facial structures and they are devoid of pigment, not just pale areas. Location as a single spot on a leg would be an odd location and more likely to represent one of dozens of other possibilities. I't bring it up at the next doc visit & have it looked at then. I wouldn't make a special trip for it. ...Read more
I have a hernia that will not stay inits very painful. Uh that side leg the back to size of a hard boiled egg and sometimes it makes me sick to my. S?
I have a cold feeling in the lower part of my legs, but it is not cold to the touch. Should I get check or what is it? P.S. this only once in a while.
I hope it resolved:
Pain is not a comfortable symptom. It would be helpful if you could describe a few more details about the pain in your leg. For example where is the pain.
How bad is the pain on a scale of 1 to 10. Did it start suddenly or has it been gradually getting worse?
Send more info so the Docs from HT can help you. ...Read more
Enlarged lymph node: There many causes of lymph node enlargement. Lymph nodes help your body recognize and fight infections. So infections are the most common cause of swollen lymph nodes. But, autoimmune disorders ; cancer can also cause swollen lymph nodes. Swollen ; painful lymph nodes that appear suddenly are usually due to injury or infection. Slow ; painless swelling may be due to cancer or chronic inflammation. ...Read more
What's your question: "lump in top of [my] leg" could be due to many things. If you're describing groin area where thigh joints pelvis, this might be a hernia or swollen lymph node (gland). Hematoma or bleeding could do this. Infection, too, even abscess, if red & painful. Severely broken bone but I think you'd have a pretty good idea of that. Hives? But those are temporary & itchy. Pain? Go see your family doc. ...Read more
Not enough info: Leg pain can have lots of causes- it depends on where the pain is- high up in thigh- low in calf - entire leg etc. At any rate if pain is severe you should go be seen right away (either acute care center, pcp or er) if you can't get anywhere tonight- which I do recommend if pain is severe--then you may want to try tylenol, (acetaminophen) alleve or other if no allergy. Also icing may help. ...Read more
This can be from nerve compression from a disk in the spine or arthritis. It can occur in patients with vascular disease of the leg.
It can also occur with muscle spasms in the lower back causing associated tingling in the extremity. If it's bothersome enough, see your family md for eval. ...Read more
Yes: It depends on your body type to start with. If you have legs with fat, then you can get a slimming effect with stair climbing, however, you may get an appearance of getting larger first as the underlying muscles increase in size as the fat burns of slower. Stair climbing has tons of benefits either way and can increase your cardiac health. Climb on and the legs will sort themselves out. ...Read more
Many things: Leg vein disease. A blockage in the vein drainage in the pelvis also can cause this. This can be the result of a mass in the pelvis such as ovarian cancer. A blockage in the lymphatic system can also cause this. The lymphatic system drains lymph which is the clearish fluid that you see in blisters. Have a Dr. Evaluation. ...Read more
Absolutely: Legs can progressively bow due to degeneration. At the the knees, we call this genu varus or varus misalignment. It is often associated with arthritis of the knee on the inside compartment (medial compartment). We can correct some of the alignment if associated with pain with a valgus unloader brace. Severe forms of bowing are treated surgically with a knee replacement or a realignment procedure. ...Read more