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Red Sore On Lower Legs Symptoms
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
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
Husband hit his lower leg about a week ago. Now there is a bump, soft to the touch & red spot/sore next to it. No other symptoms. Should he be seen?
Wait for a few days: He has a hematoma. If skin is not broken, he will be ok. ...Read more
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
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
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
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
Help docs! I'm trying to find out what causes swollen ankles with redness around the ankle area and lower legs?
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
Is it possible that the shot procrit (epoetin alfa) cause swelling with redness and pain in the feet, ankles and lower legs?
It is possible: Swelling and pain can be side effects of procrit (epoetin alfa). Talk to your doctor about them. ...Read more
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?
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
I had a tattoo on my lower leg 8 days ago 4 days ago I noticed redness an sore but have had pins an needles down my leg an foot since. My foot is cold?
You may: Have an infection. Go to your family dr. Asap. ...Read more
Why would 3mth old develop bil. Redness/warmth to feet/lower legs when crying looked like sunburn (never in sun) not ill/no fever. Resolved 10 min when calmed down. Left around 5 petechiae each on lower legs after. Vaccines 3 wks ago, reaction?
Petchiae: Which vaccines did 3mo have? Likely a reaction. Send photo if did not go away. ...Read more
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
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
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
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
Why are my lower legs so swollen & red & itchy for the last week or two? I keep putting them up on pillows, but it won't go away.
See a physician: Probably a rash, but could be an infection. ...Read more
I have had some insect bites on my lower legs. They have itched for 8 weeks. Not massivly swollen. Just small red lumps. Why won't they heal?
See a dermatologist: Not insect bites now. Perhaps they never were. ...Read more
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
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
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
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
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
Could be allergic: Reaction of some sort. See dermalogist. Cortisone cream might help. ...Read more
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