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I have red, warm skin of front of lower leg?

I have red, warm skin of front of lower leg?

Cellulitis: Without more specifics, i would be concerned about a bacterial infection of the skin called cellulitis. I see you are a diabetic, and that increases the concern about cellulitis. Proper evaluation is necessary so appropriate treatment can be initiated. Usually, oral antibiotics can be successful but occasionally cellulitis in diabetic patients can expand quickly and may require intravenous meds. ...Read more

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Red Skin (Definition)

Red skin is a symptom in which part or all of a person's skin is redder than normal. Redness is usually caused by increased blood (red colored) in the reddened area. Increased blood flow can be due to allergies, inflammation, infection, hormonal changes, nerve problems, ...Read more


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Red patch of skin on my lower leg. Doesn't hurt, doesn't itch, it is just there. What could cause this?

Red patch of skin on my lower leg. Doesn't hurt, doesn't itch, it is just there. What could cause this?

Could be anything: A red patch could be anything. The presence or absence of itch is not a helpful characteristic. Since it is new, and persistant yould should see your doctor to get it looked at, as well as look for other areas where it may be present so it can be properly chategorized. ...Read more

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I have this bug bite that has yellowish liquid in it on my left leg near my calf. It is surrounded by red skin. It itches and I am having calf pains ?

I have this bug bite that has yellowish liquid in it on my left leg near my calf. It is surrounded by red skin. It itches and I am having calf pains ?

Insect Bite: Signs and symptoms of an insect bite result from the injection of venom or other substances into your skin. The venom causes pain and sometimes triggers an allergic reaction. The severity of the reaction depends on your sensitivity to the insect venom or substance and whether you've been stung or bitten more than once. See your doctor as the bite may be infected. ...Read more

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I accidentally used veet for sensitive skin for your legs, underarms & bikini lines on my face now I have flaky dry red skin on my chin and face?

I accidentally used veet for sensitive skin for your legs, underarms & bikini lines on my face now I have flaky dry red skin on my chin and face?

Moisturize...: The veet irritated your skin and it will need a few days to return to normal. Moisturize well with a hypoallergenic facial moisturizer. ...Read more

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Red skin like a rash on legs appears at night3 weeks now. My Doctor said its fine nothing to worry should clear on its own. I Think its more serious .

Red skin like a rash on legs appears at night3 weeks now. My Doctor said its fine nothing to worry should clear on its own. I Think its more serious .

Get another opinion: We can not tell you what your rash is due to.You have already consulted your GP and was told it will go away.Follow his/her advice and if it does not go away go back to your Doctor or get seconf opinion from a Dermatologist ...Read more

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I have swollen red skin and a pus boils on both legs.. what can I do to get rid of them?

PUS BOILS LEGS: I DONT KNOW HOW LONG THEY HAVE BEEN THERE. SORRY. NO HOME REMEDIES. SEE YOUR PCP OR A DERMATOLOGIST. BEST LUCK. ...Read more

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My arms and legs are a bright red but not itchy rash. I am also experiencing chills with the red skin.

My arms and legs are a bright red but not itchy rash. I am also experiencing chills with the red skin.

Urgent: Please seek urgent medical advice as this might be a serious infection that needs to be treated at once. ...Read more