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Immobilised due to surgery recovery, currently experiencing short isolated, random, numb/painful spots in my legs as well as muscle ache.Are they clots?

Immobilised due to surgery recovery, currently experiencing short isolated, random, numb/painful spots in my legs as well as muscle ache.Are they clots?

Can not say: Blood clots in the veins of legs (DVT) are a concern after surgery. Its diagnosed by ultrasound. Symptoms typically include leg swelling, discoloration, pain, and more. But it's hard to diagnose from symptoms. I have had patients i was sure had a DVT but ultrasound was negative. I've also had patients i was sure didn't have DVT but ultrasound was positive. If concerned call surgeon- get it checked. ...Read more

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I got red spots on my leg, it's quite red around it and looks quite yellow inside it's itchy but not painful?

Should consult.: Your best bet would be to consult with a doctor on this one, either locally with a Dermatologist or on HealthTap with uploaded pictures of these spots to review. Lesions like these are best evaluated by direct visualization and not description. ...Read more

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I am 23 years old, I have painful red spots all over both my legs and it continues to spread, they do not itch and no bump, do grow in size up to 1"

I am 23 years old, I have painful red spots all over  both my  legs and it continues to spread, they do not itch and no bump, do grow in size up to 1"

Possibly EN: Could be erythema nodosum. The fact that they are symptomatic and spreading merits your thorough evaluation by a dermatologist. Best of luck! ...Read more

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My legs hurt and they have painful red spots all over them...it hurts to stand and walk. What is wrong?

See details: Painful rashes on the legs can have a number of causes, some of them serious. See a doctor and have the issue evaluated. A dermatological consultation is also a good idea. ...Read more

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I went for a long walk and had painful tingling after. Now there are a ton of blood spots all over my legs and top of my feet. HELP!

I went for a long walk and had painful tingling after. Now there are a ton of blood spots all over my legs and top of my feet. HELP!

Insect Bites: Make an Appontment with your doctor and have your tons of Blood Spots checked It may be insect bites or not related to your walk It needs to be checked by your Doctor or Dermatologist ...Read more

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I've been experience a rash on my legs for almost 3 months. It almost looks like little spots of blood under the skin. Not itchy, painful, or scaly.?

I've been experience a rash on my legs for almost 3 months. It almost looks like little spots of blood under the skin. Not itchy, painful, or scaly.?

Purpurin: You might have benign pigmented purpura which is a harmless problem where the small capillaries leak a little blood. No therapy is needed for this harmless condition. ...Read more

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My mom's legs and feet are swollen and painful and has brownish spots coming and disappearing from time to time, what is that?

My mom's legs and feet are swollen and painful and has brownish spots coming and disappearing from time to time, what is that?

Not Specific: Lower extremity swelling often leads to pain and the excess fluid makes the legs heavy. The decrease in oxygen that gets through the edema can lead to brown patches, and sometimes even blisters or ulcers. At least 3 possible concerns: is her heart strong? Does she have arterial blockage to her legs? Does she have venous obstruction(insufficiency) from her legs? Please take her to see her doctor. ...Read more

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Ice pack burn on leg over week ago. Blisters gone. Large dark purple/blk spots. Edges burn constantly. Applying aloe. Painful to walk. Suggestions?

Ice pack burn on leg over week ago. Blisters gone. Large dark purple/blk spots. Edges burn constantly. Applying aloe. Painful to walk. Suggestions?

A blood clot?: Large dark purple spots. Edges burn constantly. Painful to walk. I am concerned you may have a blood clot. I would suggest you see a doctor immediately because blood clots can be very dangerous. Better safe than sorry. ...Read more

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I have a painful rash mostly on my buttocks & on my back under my bra band. I do have a few spots on my arms & legs aswell. They look like bug bites but are more sore than itchy. Not sure what may have caused them. I'm having a hard time finding infor

I have a painful rash mostly on my buttocks & on my back under my bra band.  I do have a few spots on my arms & legs aswell.  They look like bug bites but are more sore than itchy.  Not sure what may have caused them.  I'm having a hard time finding infor

Needs to be checked: It needs to be evaluated as the spots are persisting.Have you used any cream or ointment.See your doctor or a dermatologist it could be a bug bites, skin infection like impetigo, sometimes the bug bites get infected as well. ...Read more