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Painful Red Welts On Legs
Hives? Rash? It keeps spreading it starts as a red area then a welt appears and it itches and burns/stings on legs arms lower back and lower abdomen
Hive & rash: you have urticaria or allergic dermatitis, it is best if you see your doctor for proper diagnosis and treatment, at the mean time try an antihistamine such as Zyrtec or Benadryl, (diphenhydramine) hydrocortisone cream, but you need to find out what you are allergic to. Good luck ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Welts is another description of hive or swelling in the skin. They are pink, raised and with a vague border. The term welts is used more often for larger pinkish swelling in the skin, whereas , hives are often smaller pinkish swellings. Both are caused by histamine release in the skin which usually ...Read more
Red welts on my legs that appeared yesterday. Painful to touch & have gotten bigger. What could this be? I haven't done anything out of the ordinary.
I have red bruise like bumps all over my legs, they are painful and feel like a bruise and are itchy. What could this be?
Well: Emanation in person or with photographs with Healthtap type visit required for specific diagnosis and skin treatment ...Read more
I have a red welt on the right side of my thigh and it's not a bug bite.. It's grown larger in the last two days and has a black dot in the center. It hurts to touch and is even painful to walk. What could this be?
I have large welt like bumps on my right shin. very red. bumps always there but only itch on occasion. tender and painful before it gets itchy.
Skin reaction: welts or hives can be a reaction to a local or systemic allergy exposure or other contact irritation such as with insect bites. Would need a more detailed history to determine the cause. You can consult with my through HealthTap concierge for a more detailed assessment. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What are these little red welts on my legs that don't itch, or hurt, but they appeared over night?
Urticaria: When you have an allergic reaction to a substance, your body releases histamine and other chemicals into your bloodstream. This causes itching, swelling, and other symptoms. Hives(urticaria) are a common reaction, especially in people with other allergies such as hay fever. When swelling or welts occur around the face, especially the lips and eyes, it is called angioedema. ...Read more
I woke up the other night with 4 what looks like bites but also white so welts but swollen red and itchy but I've had a few on my leg before they alwa?
Hives vs bites: The question is whether these are bites or hives indicating an allergic response to something internal or external. If the welts clear after a day only to appear elsewhere, this would favor an allergic reaction to food,medication,etc rather than insect bites which last several days at each site. Antihistamines relieve hives and the itching of bites. See your MD as needed. ...Read more
I have 3 nickel sized welts on the inside of my right leg. They are white outside red on top amd itched alot for 5 min. They just showed up randomly?
I've had small red welts pop I over the last week. Thought they were flea bites but had a lot this morning & giant clusters of welts on both legs?
Child has developed two huge welts on body - raised and red and on arm and leg. We have only been inside today and although raised they are much bigger than normal mosquito bites. Also there is no single puncture spot in middle of bite. What is it?
Urticaria: Allergic in natureGet a more detailed answer ›
I have this extremely unbearable itching in my legs whenever walking or running making me scratch until red welts. Had it since I was a preteen.
I'm 17 and i only used 4 SPF tanning lotion and got sun burnt today. I have red welts on my legs and arms, they don't itch. What could it be?
Out of nowhere small to large red welts have appeared on my daughters legs and now arms. Before seeing the doctor tomorrow is there anything i can gi?
I have itchy sore feverish red welts that are coming up on my body one came up on my wrist and went away been to on my leg which made my glands swell?
Urticaria: Abut it is not easy to determine what you are allergic to. ...Read more
I got the worst itch, red welted skin on chest feet legs and other parts of the body. It turns white/yellow when pressed & i cant sleep?
Bruise-like soreness in upper right arm. No visible bruise, no redness, no swelling. Felt similar sensation in right leg a couple weeks ago. Ideas?
Impingement syndrome: Likely this: http://orthoinfo.aaos.org/PDFs/A00032.pdfGet a more detailed answer ›
Can you get a blood clot from a bad bruise on your leg? Brother kicked me hard bottom of leg had red welt put ice on it now have yellow bluish bruise with spots of purple?
THE BRUISE, NO: The bruise itself does not cause DVT, but the trauma causing the bruise theoretically could. ...Read more