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Rash And Red Spots On Achilles Tendon Symptoms
Had an impact injury on foot. When I point my toe downwards hard, and bring it back up, my Achilles tendon in the two spots on both sides hurts bad.
Achilles tendon: Sounds like you injured your achilles tendon. If there is even a small chance of a partial tear, you need to treat this, may need mri, need to immobilize ankle. Se your local podiatrist, don't fool around with an achilles tendon injury (note this is advice only. You must contact your primary care physician or podiatrist for an examination). ...Read more
Can enthesopathy (on bone scan) at the achilles' tendon insertion; indicate both an old allusion injury and "new" rejury in the same spot.
Yes and no: Bone scintigraphy is a very sensitive way to detect this type of enthesopathy. However, the lesion can be seen for several months and sometimes many years after the initial inflammation. It depends on several factors such as repeated trauma or overuse of the lower limbs. The intensity of radiotracer uptake may also vary. If it is mild, it is likely to be an "old" injury. Good luck. ...Read more
Depends: Unlike solid tumor, there is differet stage, leukemia is usually disseminated disease at diagnosis. For someone without history of leukemia, rash usually is not caused by leukemia (although occasionally leukemia can present this way). For someone with confirmed diagnosis of leukemia, rash could be symptoms of leukemia, or infection, or medication reaction. Check with your oncologist. ...Read more
Hi, my 10 year old son has developed a painful rash with what appears to be small blisters and red spots on the back of his mouth, no other symptoms?
Painful rash: He may have the start of hand, foot and mouth disease which is due to a viral illness. Check his hands and feet over the next few days. To sooth the pain in his mouth you can give him lots of cold things like popsicles or ice cream. A combination of benadryl (diphenhydramine) and peptobismol may also help in psin control ...Read more
Hive like rash all over. Flu like symptoms. Swollen white tongue with red spots. Had unprotected oral sex with man and woman. Is this Hiv? Plz help!!
5 unexplained quarter-sized bruises on calves over last month. Small unitchy rash on forearm. A dozen teeny red spots spread out on arms. Two headaches in last two days. Sore xiphoid process. No other symptoms. Leukemia? What tests should I take?
This is a request: For diagnostic assessment of signs and symptoms. You wrote in the general health education portion of Health Tap. We can't diagnose or treat you. ...Read more
Itchy red bite-like blotch on Achilles' tendon. Thought it was a bite. Hasn't gone away in 3weeks. Size of thumb, bumpy?
Hi Zach! My husband is wearing knee high boot for his Achilles' tendon tear. He is getting a rash on his leg. What can he put on it? He put on a long
Friction burn....: One sign that the boot is not being secured properly is a frictional rash. Too much movement of the leg causes too much friction resulting in a rash. Apply a lotion to the area and readjust the boot, perhaps with added padding. ...Read more
My Achilles tendon is red and hurts im on augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate). It makes me feel ill and tired. Is that ok? I hate it.
My achilles tendon is painful (even at rest), red scabby bump formed, difficulty walking or carrying anything a little heavy. Shin splits. Depressed.
Achilles pain: Rest and see an orthopedic doctor and take some antiinflammatories for starters. ...Read more
See your doctor: Make an appointment with your doctor for an evaluation. ...Read more
My skin gets itchy, when I scratch it, it turns to red spots. Like rashes. I don't have food allergies. What could this be?
I drank alcohol, the next day I woke up I got red spots or rashes in my back, chest and arms. Is it allergy?
Maybe. Maybe not: Write down everything you ate or drank that night....If the same thing happens again, bring all the info from both times to an allergist. ...Read more
I am currently taking acyclovir 400 mg twice a day for genital herpes, I am still getting scratches, teeny red spots, and rashes! Is this normal?
No: Please see your doctor for follow up. This way you can find out about the cause. ...Read more
Hi! I've red spots/small rashes on the back of my hands, from my thumbs until my index fingers in a semicircle. It's itch and burn. What's this? Thank
1Yo5M baby having red spots rashes on body--front chest, abdo, ear left ear. Is not particular itchy--no scratch. Had fever for 4 days last week?
Rash: A picture may help? This is an infection called rosella where a rash breaks out in this location after 3-5 days of high fever. All the best. ...Read more
I have red spots on my mons pubis. Looks like rashes. Itches mostly at night. Just 3 spots. What could this possibly be? I have no STD's
My son has rashes on his tummy, back, arms, and also has little red spots on his face. He has had the chicken pix vaccine. He has fever and bad cough?
Viral rash: Chicken pox is not the only viral rash out there. Many other viruses cause rashes. And the fact that he was vaccinated is a point, but remember that 15% of kids will still get chicken pox despite the vaccine. ...Read more
Possibilities: In this age group, most common possibilities include hives (could rapidly resolve, but if not consider virtual consult to discuss), chicken pox, pityriasis rosea, nonspecific viral illness. Several additional possibilities if not vaccinated. Good luck and follow your instincts: seek help if he is not getting better. ...Read more
I have a rash on my neck that looks like a hickey, but it's not that. There's also tiny red spots all around it?
Hickey?: 19 F from Scotland: I have a rash on my neck that looks like a hickey, but it's not that. There's also tiny red spots all around it? ANS: send picture or do 2nd opinion & U can show. Consider: hickey & teeth marks, very small vampire bite (Dr humor), fleas, bedbugs, allergy to metal in your new jewelry sound neck? Shingles, herpes, HIV, allergy, and many more. Better yet show to your Dr. ...Read more
Are there any non-blanching red dot rash conditions that mimic Petechiae? Are all non-blanching red spots 100% Petechiae?
Skin rash: Many kinds of skin rash could behave this way. Most non-blanching red spots are NOT petechieae. If this has persisted for some time and you are otherwise well, probably it's nothing serious. But see a dermatologist to figure out what's going on. ...Read more
How do you get rid of red spots or rash on baby's face? The baby is just 3 weeks old and it gets worse in evenings and after feeding.
Normal: Those spots are called milia, or baby acne. They are normal, and will go away in time. They are baby skin reaction to the fact that their world is now cold and dry, after 9 months of being wet and 98.6 all the time. Give it 6 months, and most of it will be cleared up. ...Read more
I have red spots on top of feet. Thought it was a rash. Had it for about 2 years. Sometimes goes away then comes back. Please advise.?
I have red spots on my testicals and they itch. Most of the itching occurs at night time. What could be causing this rash on my testicals?
See a doctor: Find out what the rash is before applying creams. Consult a dermatologist. ...Read more
Rash: You may have a viral rash.Get a more detailed answer ›
I have red spots on the top of my head and a large "rash" (looks like severe sun spots/freckles). What's going on with me? Are they related?
See your doctor: Your doctor needs to examine these in person to he/she can see them live. ...Read more
Itching sensation all over the body, when scratched red spots are appearing with rash including on my head. I consume 2-3 pegs of wisky a day.
Tried New body wash ~2-3 days ago but haven't used since. Yesterday & today red spots Itchy rash on parts of body I used the wash. Could it be that?
Yes: It is possible to be allergic to chemicals in a soap or detergent. If the areas of the itchy spots match the areas you washed, then it is likely. Treatment is to avoid re-exposure. A hydrocortison skin cream (OTC) can help, or if it's worse, see your doctor for a stronger prescription. ...Read more