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Red Hot Touch
I always get brouses on my knees accept this time it got swollen , red , hot to touch, and itchy , it has been 5 days like this. What could it be?
Woke up w/ slight shoulder pain. next day w/ excruciating shlder pain & swollen shlder. Next week swelling & pain decreases some red/hot to touch?
Get Going: Your original symptoms sound like a small rotator cuff problem from sleeping "wrong", but the progression begs for immediate assessment from a musculoskeletal physician, including imaging (X-ray) and laboratory studies. Start with your personal physician to get a timely answer and to negotiate the choice of specialist care. ...Read more
My boyfriend was bit by something on his elbow. It is swollen red hot to touch and very sore. It has been about three days now.
Bite: This bite has characteristics of both a local allergic reaction and inflammation/infection and will need to be treated with antihistamines and, most likely, antibiotics. I recommend that he be evaluated by a physician as soon as possible for diagnosis and treatment. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have a absist on my breast i also have MRSA the absist is swollen puffy very red hot to touch and black why is it black what does it mean?
During wrestling practice, my boyfriends knee began hurting, swelling, became red, hot to touch, and fluid filled. Also hurts to bear weight at all.
My knee is swollen , itchy , red, hot to touch and painful in an area, could this be a boil or something else?
I am experiencing leg pain, leg swelling and calf swelling my leg is red hot to touch my gp is not open don't know what to do ?
Usually an emergency: Calf-swelling with pain is usually an emergency because doctors want to evaluate the patient to see if there is a blood clot in the leg. Such a clot can break off a chunk, flow to the lungs, and be fatal. There are other causes of leg pain and swelling, but always rule out the potentially lethal ones first. One should tell doctors about any surgeries, injuries, medications, prolonged sitting, etc. ...Read more
I fell down a large flight of stairs 5 days ago& hurt my knee I'm on warfarin & it's very swollen, painful, bruised, red & hot to touch wot shud I do?
Other symptoms?: You may be describing a resolving or an ongoing hematoma. If you have any symptoms like fever, chills, nausea,etc you should get checked out to rule out infection and or continuing bleeding especially if you are on warfarin for something like a valve implant or cardiac structural abnormality to protect yourself from infection! ...Read more
My 17 month old daughter has red, hot to touch rash orotund her mouth and arms legs chest and back. Dr prescribed benedryl. Is not working please help?
Why when my BP goes up when emotionally stressed do I get an extreme headache & really red & hot to touch? Hist: htn pcos lisinopril hctz provera (medroxyprogesterone)
Possibly a normal : Response. Under stressful conditions the BP normally rises and comes diwn upon relaxation. ...Read more
Currently on Simponi (golimumab) for UC, my cheeks have become dry, red, hot to the touch and the sensation that they are flushed for the past 3 days.no sunburn ?
Rash could be relate: there can be skin rashes that are found was simponi (golimumab). You'll need to clarify whether this rash is one of the ones that is related to it or not. Often the rash describe is psoriasis like. This may be a completely different diagnosis and therefore your physician may have you see a dermatologist. ...Read more
Slipped on ice yesterday landed on knee, very painful, red, hot to the touch & swollen but no cut, im over 400lbs is this normal or should I worry?
See a docotor: Redness, swelling and pain could indicate bleeding in the knee, a bad bruise, a bad sprain or a fracture. Serious injury is less likely if you can bear weight on that leg. Sharp pain could mean a fracture. If you cannot afford a doc, put ice on it, take aleve, (naproxen) elevate and rest it for2-3 days and if it is not much better seek medical advice. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What do i do if I have an infected wart on my finger. It's red, hot to the touch, lots of pressure and pain shooting thru my finger and looks like a b?
What are the signs of sepsis I have an abcess and its really painful red hot to the touch and the pains.Going up my leg?
Fever, low bp...: Sepsis requires immediate attention at a hospital. The symptoms can rapidly evolve from fever, hypotension, chills, increased heart rate, etc. The issue is the pain going up the leg, and it would be worthwhile to check into the local er at this point to make sure that there isn't a more serious underlying problem. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Itchy skin, welts, redness, hot to the touch. Already got a steroid shot yesterday (depomedrol (methylprednisolone) 80mg). ?
I keep getting what looks like bites on my left arm. Areas swollen about 6 in. In diameter. Red and hot to touch. Pain in whole arm ?
Side of ankle is swollen red an hot to touch. Also sinks in when you touch it like it contains water there is no type of bite mark at all
Get checked: The "sinks in" look is called pitting edema. There is some kind of inflammation occurring but the red/hot is usually an indication of something acute - possibly an infection. Get checked by a podiatrist. Possible conditions include inflammation/arthritis, infection/cellulitis (even without a bite mark), or a metabolic condition called gout. Get checked. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer