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Swollen hard red lumps on lower legs & ankles swollen w/ very sore hip, knee & ankle joints. Mainly hurts after resting. One heel aches a lot flatfeet?

Swollen hard red lumps on lower legs & ankles swollen w/ very sore hip, knee & ankle joints. Mainly hurts after resting. One heel aches a lot flatfeet?

Needs to be checked: We do not have enough information to tell you what is causing your symptoms of swollen lumps and pain in the joints. We don't know how old you are and what other co existing condition you might have and if you are taking any medicine. Etc. We need a detailed history and physical exam and you may need blood test and if indicated some imaging like xrayes or others like MRI etc, Consult your doctor ...Read more

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Pain, red hot and tender skin with bruising and swelling of lower legs ankles and feet?

Pain, red hot and tender skin with bruising and swelling of lower legs ankles and feet?

Cellulitis or heart: You may have cellulitis. If the swelling is hot and tender. If you have red hot and tender in both legs then you may have heart failure ...Read more

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I've had swollen hard red lumps on my lower legs for a couple of weeks now & severly aching joints (hips, knees & ankles) my ankles are now swollen an?

I've had swollen hard red lumps on my lower legs for a couple of weeks now & severly aching joints (hips, knees & ankles) my ankles are now swollen an?

Lumps aching joints: F of unknown age or location or medical Hx notes: I've had swollen hard red lumps on my lower legs for a couple of weeks now & severly aching joints (hips, knees & ankles) my ankles are now swollen an? ANS: Many things can do. Do u live with ticks carrying Lyme disease? Are you in age range/location for acute rheumatic fever? Always provide at least this information. See local Dr now. ...Read more

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What causes swollen ankles or redness around the lower legs?

What causes swollen ankles or redness around the lower legs?

Several things: Could be from too much salt intake.
Could be from improper working valves in the veins that allow fluic to leak backwards into the legs. ...Read more

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What causes swollen ankles with redness around the ankles and lower legs?

Vascular Disease: This is caused by poor circulation and vascular disease and should be seen by a physican for evaluation. ...Read more

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I've been having pain & weakness in my lower legs and soreness in upper thigh. Feels as if I've been exercising all day but haven't. Any suggestions?

I've been having pain & weakness in my lower legs and soreness in upper thigh. Feels as if I've been exercising all day but haven't. Any suggestions?

Need to be evaluated: Leg soreness and weakness can be from many things. Important things to rule out however are muscle disease including myositis/myopathy. Peripheral nerve problems or even spinal stenosis can cause similar leg symptoms. A good neurological physical exam is the place to start to better focus the work up. ...Read more

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What are the causes of swollen ankles with redness around the ankle area and lower legs?

What are the causes of swollen ankles with redness around the ankle area and lower legs?

simple cause: First and foremost, infection is out. Does anyone else in your family have this, do you stand on your feet a lot, does it get better when your legs are elevated or worse as the day progresses? Look up the terms venous insufficiency or venous stasis. Stop the water pills, stop the antibiotics, and get into a good pair of 20-30mmhg compression stockings and wear them when you are up. ...Read more

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Help docs! I'm trying to find out what causes swollen ankles and redness around the lower legs?

See details: There are several possible causes including vascular, cutaneous and musculoskeletal causes. The issue could be a localized problem or a manifestation of more systemic disease. See a doctor. ...Read more

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I've been having soreness in my lower legs and frequent clear urination. Does this mean I have bladder cancer?

I've been having soreness in my lower legs and frequent clear urination. Does this mean I have bladder cancer?

Very unlikely: That someone your age would develop bladder cancer. Although there are several possible answers for your symptoms, if they persist for more than a few days you should seek medical care. Urinary infection, diabetes and other endocrine disorders are on the list of possibilities. ...Read more

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My mum has unusually hard lower legs that are sore to touch, she also has pitting enema (ii checked) not sure if that helps? Will I get it?

My mum has unusually hard lower legs that are sore to touch, she also has pitting enema (ii checked) not sure if that helps? Will I get it?

Likely: She has long standing (brawny) edema and a reversible pitting component. Venous insufficiency, usually due to varicose veins, runs in families. She could be in heart failure of have elephantiasis, but varicosities are the usual cause of leg swelling. ...Read more

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What causes an itchy rash with little bumps on top of my feet and redness on lower legs? Also bumps are not itching anymore, now they are dry bumps.

What causes an itchy rash with little bumps on top of my feet and redness on lower legs? Also bumps are not itching anymore, now they are dry bumps.

Allergic reaction: Usually rashes on the top of your feet are casued by some type of allergic reaction or contact dermatits. With your lower legs involved I would rule out edema/swelling as an issue as well. Your socks or shoes could be creating the rash on your feet more so if they got wet while wearing them or if you have changed soaps or detergents. If the rash persists or returns get examined by a doctor. ...Read more

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Red itchey spots on lower legs?

Red itchey spots on lower legs?

Dry skin eczema: Nummular (coin shaped) eczema is extremely common on the lower legs. Dry skin starts the condition, and scratching (excoriation) worsens the itch and rash. Usually, a topical steroid is required, often a strong prescription steroid. If your condition worsens with steroids, ringworm (tinea corporis) must be ruled out. In general, I recommend shorter warm showers (not hot), nonscented lotion daily. ...Read more

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I have red spots on just my lower legs we have ruled out bug bites its been 6 weeks now?

Please see: Please see your dermatologist for evaluation and to discuss treatment options. You may need a biopsy to find out what this is on your legs. ...Read more

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I have multiple scabs on my lower legs that aren't healing after months and each scab is surrounded by a small red ring.?

I have multiple scabs on my lower legs that aren't healing after months and each scab is surrounded by a small red ring.?

See a doctor: There are many causes for this. It can vary from something simple to life threatening. Looking at the rash and sores will help identify whether this is something as simple as bug bites or an insect infestation in your home or something dangerous. Sorry I can't be more help without getting a look ...Read more

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I shaved my lower legs with a dull razor and immediately had red pinpoint spots in clusters - petechaie? Taking weeks to fade.

I shaved my lower legs with a dull razor and immediately had red pinpoint spots in clusters - petechaie? Taking weeks to fade.

Give it time: Small hemorrhages in the skin will fade with time. Let it heal by itself, intervention can only make it worse. ...Read more

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I have a speckled red rash on lower legs above ankles and is spreading, has slight itch some days, been like this for months now, any advice?!

I have a speckled red rash on lower legs above ankles and is spreading, has slight itch some days, been like this for months now, any advice?!

Rash: Start w/a visit to your doctor. Then consider things like laundry detergent change, medications you are on that may have side effects, low B12, sensitivity to one or another food which can be lab tested for. Avoid using skin products that contain alcohol. There are toxins in make up. Consider switching to a hypoallergenic brand. ...Read more

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I have a red dot on my lower leg and my leg is sore and stift at first I thought it was a black widow but I don't have any of the at toms except slight pain?

I have a red dot on my lower leg and my leg is sore and stift at first I thought it was a black widow but I don't have any of the at toms except slight pain?

Bite or infection?: The red dot could be something as simple as a recent insect bite or something more complicated like an infection. If you have leg stiffness and soreness you should really be evaluated. You don't usually see that with something as simple as a flea bite. If you're running a fever or if there's any spreading redness around the wound you should definitely be seen right away. ...Read more

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What causes sm red dots on lower legs?

What causes sm red dots on lower legs?

Dots: This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/causes. ...Read more

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Top doctors for swollen red lower legs? Little rock ar

Top doctors for swollen red lower legs? Little rock ar

Swollen legs: If this problem began in the last day or so, go to a clinic or an er today. If it has been present for days or weeks, it could be caused by problems ranging from heart failure to blood clots in your legs to complications of diabetes. Start by seeing an internal medicine specialist. You can ask for names from the arkansas medical society, then check their credentials online. ...Read more

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I have red spots on my lower legs. What could be the cause?

I have red spots on my lower legs. What could be the cause?

Some possibilities..: Rashes are difficult to describe in words. A primary care doctor or a dermatologist can examine a red spots rash to see what it might be. Sometimes rashes are related to medications, but many times they are not. For unusual rashes, a skin biopsy may be done by a dermatologist. Other causes include viral infections, allergies and autoimmune reactions, chemical irritants, bug bites, etc... ...Read more

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What would make both my lower legs very swollen & red & itchy?

DVT or Phlebitis: This can be a very dangerous situation. If the redness and swelling includes your calves then you need to seek immediate emergency medical care.

If the rash and sores are just in the front of the lower legs this could be phlebitis.

In either case you need medical attention. If you are having any shortness of breath or chest pain you need to call 911. ...Read more

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Small bright red areas on lower legs above inner ankle kinda stingy

Small bright red areas on lower legs above inner ankle kinda stingy

Could be allergic: Reaction of some sort. See dermalogist. Cortisone cream might help. ...Read more