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Rash On Lower Legs And Arms
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 more
9 month old ringworm like rashes on arms torso and lower legs trued anti fungal pills for ringworm did nothing?
See a Dermatologist: For better management of this condition, if you have already seen one, get a revisit or get a second opinion, best wishes ...Read more
Eczema: Sounds like eczema. Otc cortisone cream can help. Prescription cortisone from your doctor would be better. Heavy moisture with creams, not lotions will help keep it away. ...Read more
My Son has a pale red skin rash on his back arms and legs. Parts of it are round (back arms lower legs) but it is all over his buttocks help?
I have a dry itchy rash on my arms, chest, lower legs and upper back. It looks like small, red spots. I had severe tonsillitis which cleared up just over a week ago, and was given ciprofloxacin (not sure whether it helped). Any idea what could be causi
Scarlet fever: The rash can appear before illness or up to 7 days later. The rash can last for up to 2 to 3 weeks before it fully goes away. ...Read more
I am dizzy, have nausea, and light headed. I have also had pains in my lower legs and arms. Should I be seen by a dr?
Yes: 28y fem. W. "dizzy, lightheaded, nausea & pains legs/arms". If fever/syncope need urgent evaluation. Viral? If semi-acute, hours to days, expeditious doctor evaluation needed for consideration of a systemic disorder. If long-term, weeks to months, see primary doctor for in-depth medical evaluation; if no distinctive diagnosis is obtained, then see Rheumatologist for consideration of fibromyalgia. ...Read more
Have some petechia on lower legs and arms. What's causing it and how do I treat it? Have psoriasis under control using enbrel and arava (leflunomide).Have graves too.
Frequent headaches for 10 years, 2 weeks tingling in lower legs and arms. Last night dizzy while sitting down. Brain tumor? Or due to stress?
Headaches: The headaches for the past 10 years make a brain tumor unlikely. Albeit a small slow growing mass could manifest this way. The dizziness and the tingling in the arms and legs are nonspecific and require a careful history and physical examination. An MRI of the brain and cervical spine may be indicated. A neurologist can help with headaches and better define the cause of the dizziness and tingling. ...Read more
Hello. I started working out since April 2013. Since then, I stopped altogether, and I'm losing weight and can see it in my arms and lower legs. Why?
LIkely 2 levels answ: First, working out will increase some muscle mass and metabolic demands. Stopping working out will still allow those larger muscles to consume more calories. Second, eventually working out stopping will cause muscle loss and secondary weight loss. ...Read more
Bone pain: In teens one thinks of growing pains; in blacks one must consider sickle cell; in your case one thinks of shin splints, stress fractures, infection (osteomyelitis), tumor, non-healing fracture. See your fp for thorough history & exam to determine cause so appropriate treatment can be undertaken. ...Read more
I get to feel hot & then sensation of pins on my skin on the arms & lower legs & then very itchy?
I would: I would see a dermatologist for evaluation of the area. Then you can discuss treatment options. ...Read more
Small open sores (0, 5 mm) on upper body, arms, tighs, lower legs. Heals but leaves withe marks. Ezcema?
Probably not: Eczema does not usually cause open sores. You should definitely see your doctor about this. You might have an infection or other issue. Good luck. ...Read more
I have very small red dots that do not itch, dry up within a week or so and disappear, on lower legs and upper arms only.?
Possibly: Eczema but difficult to tell without evaluation. ...Read more
When I lay down I experience tingling in my lower legs and or lower arms. Massage and chiropractor did not help last time. What could be the problem?
Heavy head/ base of head back of neck discomfort/ weakness in arms/ lower back discomfort/ lower legs weakness. What could this be?
When I walk, after 5-10 minutes, I get severe pain in my lower legs. This occurs in arms and hands too when playing drums and piano respectively.
Circulation or nerve: It could be numerous things. Poor circulation or nerve problem. You should get a set of labs done such as CBC and lipid panel to check if you have high cholesterol.. Additionally, you should go to a cardiologist and get an ekg, abi, and arterial ultrasound of the arms and legs. Also, if those are negative, get a nerve conduction test to see if you may have carpal tunnel or any nerve problem. ...Read more
CPK levels were at 58 (55-170 U/L), what does this mean? Muscle pain and heaviness in lower legs and upper arms.
Need more info: Not enuff info to answer why Ur muscles r sore with normal CPK. ...Read more
Hi I'm a 20 year old female. I've been experiencing tingling in lower legs, feet, finger tips, and arms, and lower back, with head pains. Help plz?
Anxiety?!!: You are a healthy 20 years old female with headache and generalize pain and a tingling sensation legs feet and fingers now if your pain making you hyperventilate that could explain the tingling otherwise your painty be from stress and that will cause spasm in different muscle on your body that will explain the pain and the tingling manage your stress relax breath into a brown bag. Take hot shower ...Read more
My mom had a poor circulation test on both legs an arms was straped up tight some blockage in lower legs what kind of machine was that?
Noninvasive vascular: Possibly an abi or plethysmogram. These are noninvasive studies to sort out compromised arterial or venous disease in the lower extremeties. ...Read more
I have pins and needles in my feet, lower legs, hands and lower arms for about three weeks now and started to get a tingling in my lips.
Livedo reticularis in thighs, knees red/purple like blood pooling, lower legs very white. LR spreading, now in buttocks and upper arms. Vascular?
Yes.: SAeeking ongoing medical attention and vascular evaluation-ASAP ...Read more
I get dry skin and rashes on my lower legs. Tried moisturizers but none of them seem to work. What could that be?
I have patchy itchy rashes on both of my lower legs below the knee. It looks like little holes or something in the middle of the patches.?
Ring worm????: Can't make diagnosis without looking at the rash. See your doctor. ...Read more
I have an angry looking red rash on both lower legs above the ankles. The rashes are not itchy, painful or hot to the touch. Is this serious?
Various things: I would recommend seeing your doctor for this. ...Read more
Skin rashes mostly around my inner thighs n buttocks. There's a few tiny spots on my lower leg n arm. Currently having yeast infection cuz of plan b..
I get itchy from time to time. My hands itch, lower legs and rashes look like small whitehead pimples. I have cats but doubt it's from them. Help! : (?
Rash: Possible correlation with your medications? . Discuss with your doctor. ...Read more
3 different rashes on my body 1 eczema on my right 2 fingers and ears 2nd rash on hips; thighs and ankle 3rd on shins and lower legs. No one can figu?
Who is no one?: And what have they done? I am sure you had some treatment so what was it? ...Read more