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My 3 years old son has white spot in his leg I wonder what s that?

My 3 years old son has white spot in his leg I wonder what s that?

Tough to say: Most likely, it is what doctors call "post inflammatory hypopigmentation." sometimes, after a mild skin irritation the pigment does not come back as dark for a few months. It eventually returns to normal. Rarer things include vitaligo and leporesy. ...Read more

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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?

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?

Radiculopathy: This means something in your spine is pressing on the nerves of your leg. You need to consult a neurologist, you will need MRI, medications and physical therapy. Feel better. ...Read more

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How does Crohn's disease cause welling of the leg (s)?

How does Crohn's disease cause welling of the leg (s)?

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

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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

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

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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

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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?

See a surgeon: Painful hernias that become firm & hard and associated wiith nausea or vomiting may indicate that your hernia becomes trapped or incarcerated at times. You need to see a surgeon. You need to have surgical repair of the hernia. ...Read more

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Hi. I have pain in my leg?

Hi. I have pain in my leg?

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

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Hello dr I have pain in my leg?

Hello dr I have pain in my leg?

Pain in Leg: Hi there,

This is a nonspecefic symptom. It would be best to make an appt to discuss this further. ...Read more

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Leg paining frm 1month why iy is,???

Leg paining frm 1month why iy is,???

See ME: Many causes possible including bone, muscle nerves and circulation. You need to see a physician for a diagnosis. ...Read more

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If lymphnode appears on leg what is this?

If lymphnode appears on leg what is this?

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

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Boil on right leg?

Boil on right leg?

Seek MD care.: If small, try washing topically with hibiclens and apply Mupirocin ointment. If large, fluctuant, angry and painful - seek md care asap to get it incised and drained. If you are obese and/or diabetic follow the second option to be safe. ...Read more

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Lump in top of my leg.

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

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Why is my leg tingling?

See your MD: These symptoms can be vascular or neurological. See your physician to figure out which and the best treatment. ...Read more

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Small bump on left leg?

?: This is impossible to even guess at unless we had a much more detailed history and exam. You need to see a doctor for this. ...Read more

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Right leg is killing me?

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

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What causes leg tingling?

Nerve: 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

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How to treat a broken leg?

How to treat a broken leg?

Immobilization.: Usually some form of immobilization is necessary, but certain fractures may require surgery. Please see an orthopedic specialist, for the proper care. ...Read more

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How to lessen restless leg?

How to lessen restless leg?

RLS: Treatment of RLS depends on the cause, iron deficiency can be an etiology for the majority of cases and giving iron will lessen the symptoms, on the other hand low Dopamine can leads to RLS and giving medications increases Dopamine will improve the problem. ...Read more

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I want to increase my legs?

I want to increase my legs?

? Length or strength: It's not clear to me what is your question? It is size, length or strength? Please rephrase your question. ...Read more

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How can make my legs thick?

Not sure: I am not sure if your legs are thin and you want to build them up. Can you be a bit more specific. ...Read more

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Is honey good for leg pain?

Is honey good for leg pain?

Uh...: There is no particular reason honey should be good for leg pain. Are you talking about eating it or rubbing it on your leg? Either way, there is nothing special about honey that can fix leg pain. ...Read more

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What can cure leg stiffness?

What can cure leg stiffness?

Since when?: At your age of 30, it depends for how long you have the stiffness, what's the cause. If its happening for the first time, may be you pulled a muscle, try 2 advils (ibuprofen) for 2 days only, some massage and stretches, if it doesn't go away see your doctor. ...Read more

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My mom have pain in her leg?

My mom have pain in her leg?

Leg pain can: Be from many things. Circulation issues, pinched nerve, and broken bones are some reasons. Your mom needs to see a doctor to determine the cause and then be treated if necessary. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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When I wake up my leg aches?

When I wake up my leg aches?

Not enough info.: You need to provide specifics. Where in the leg does it hurt? Is it only painful upon awakening? See a doctor and have the issue evaluated. ...Read more

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Why is my dad's leg swollen?

Hard to say: Without more information and physical exam it is hard to diagnose. You may need a consultation. ...Read more

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Stair climbing can slim leg?

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

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What causes one leg swelling?

What causes one leg swelling?

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

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How is a leg amputation done?

How is a leg amputation done?

Amputation: Usually with a precise power saw. Also, reconnection of muscles to cover the stump. Length and quality of residual limb is important for good prosthetic fit. ...Read more

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Can your legs bow as you age?

Can your legs bow as you age?

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

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I want my thin legs fat fast?

I want my thin legs fat fast?

Thin legs: Leg exercises with weights will build muscles. 5 times a week if not contraindicated. ...Read more

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Why are my legs always stiff?

Why are my legs always stiff?

Stiff legs: Kinda non-specific complaint
would think about joint or spine arthritis, arterial circulation problems, neuropathy, or muscle myopathy caused by taking statin therapy. ...Read more