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Red Splotches On Both Thighs That Hurt To Touch
Sharp pain in crease of right thigh. it only last about 5-15 sec. and comes and goes. no redness or swelling. does not hurt to touch or press?
Strain: It may just be a muscle, tendon or ligament strain. Try an anti inflammatory and some moist heat ...Read more
Im experiencing skin redness and swelling on skin of my penis and the vines where my penis attatched to my body on the top hurts when touched with presure also The swelling of the lymph nodes above the thigh please help ?
Bug bite on back of thigh for 4 days. It's a very defined puffy red circle with dark brown center. Doesn't hurt unless we touch it. Dr appt necessary?
Depends: If it is getting better you can watch and wait. If the circle is enlarging (mark it with a pen to follow it) or if it is getting more painful then you should be seen. ...Read more
I woke up this morning with spot like bite on my thigh surrounded by a red patch, it is evening now and still the same and hurts to touch?
See a doctor: Rashes are very different and require a in person evaluation to accurately diagnose and treat. ...Read more
How can I make the swelling and redness go away in my lower leg/ankles and is it normal for it to hurt when touched?
I have developed a red bump the size of a pea on my thigh. Hurts when touched. What is it?
Does not itch.
Thrombophlebitis: Most of these palpable lumps that are tender to the touch in the thighs and legs are varicose veins that get inflamed and sometimes form clots. Since these veins are palpable, they are superficial veins. Superficial vein thrombophlebitis will improve over time with nonsteroidal antiinflammatory agents like ibuprofen, motrin and advil. If it does not improve schedule a duplex vein scan to confirm. ...Read more
I have a rash on my inner thigh, it is red, some bumps are raised, it doesn't itch, but it hurts to touch. What is it?
I have a quarter sized bump on my thigh it's red swollen and it's hard warm to touch really hurts what do you think it is?
Lesion: This might be an abscess - especially if it is growing in size. A medical provider would be able to easily determine if this is an abscess. You can place warm compresses on it but if the lesion is increasing in size, you develop redness of surrounding tissue - then I would recommend prompt medical assessment Take care. ...Read more
I have these red, puffy spots on knees legs and thighs that itch real bad and hurt and hot to touch.
Erythema nodosum: Ask your physician whether this is what you have, and if so how to pursue the workup. ...Read more
I have been experiencing sensitivity on my right leg, close to my groin. It's like a pinching sensation, it hurts to the touch, no redness not swelling so far. The pain/sensitivity is extending to the back of the leg.
Strain?: You may have strained the muscle. What is the history of the pain? See how it does but if no improvement see your doctor ...Read more
I have had a pain in my upper right inside thigh close to my groin. It hurts when i walk but it doesn't seem red or sore to the touch.
Ans: Sounds more like groin strain. Have been ecercising or any stretching. Give it time Ans if no resolution see your doctor ...Read more
I have one red bump on my inner thigh that hurts when i touch it. Is it some kind of bite or ingrown hair? No pus or head to it. What is it or to do?
I have a red welt on the right side of my thigh and it's not a bug bite.. It's grown larger in the last two days and has a black dot in the center. It hurts to touch and is even painful to walk. What could this be?
Need to be seen: And examined, unfortunately, without at least visual inspection, we can't really help, could be very well an infected area and needs prescription medications, please see your doctor ...Read more
Right inner thigh to knee is sore feeling and makes me limp when I walk. Theres also a red wide line from inner thigh to knee that hurts when touched?
Have that evaluated: This "line" in particular may be what's referred to as lymphangitis, inflammation of the lymph drainage tract that can be related to an infection. Alternatively, it could represent inflammation of a blood vessel related to a blood clot. Again, I would encourage you to be seen sooner rather than later as this could be a sign of something more serious. ...Read more
Have pain in ankle, leg, redness, spike pain going up leg when walking, warm to touch didn't injure ankle, but hurt ribs bout 2-3 months ago,
I have a red swollen lump on my upper thiegh that is warm to the touch. It doesn't hurt and is fairly soft. I noticed it last night. Thoughts?
Many things: that it is not painful is good. To know what it is and how best to treat it, best to have it evaluated. Could also post picture and that would provide more info. Not as good as eval in person. If becomes painful, more red, bigger then need eval. Sorry not more helpful. Dr. R ...Read more
I have a red mass on my leg in the lower portion of the shin. 3in long, 2in wide. Its hard, feels hot and hurts to the touch. Been there for months. ?
Be seen: There are a number of possibilities. What you are describing may represent an infectious process and should be thoroughly evaluated. ...Read more
What are the symptoms of fleabitis my mothers ankles is red and swollen and hot to the touch...She also has some redness on her upper thigh
Symptoms : Symptoms from flea bites include small red bumps with a red halo around a small hole. This leads to significant itching. Thrombophlebitis symptoms can include pain in the body area where a blood clot has developed in a vein. The vein is tender and warm. There can also be redness and swelling of the part of the body effected. Wasn't exactly sure what you were dealing with, so included info on both. ...Read more
I have a hot spot to me not to touch, on my inner thigh. Left side only. No redness or vein that I can see. Any idea what would cause that? 32yr femal
Hot spot on thigh: May be nerve. Is there a bump? May be ganglion cyst. Do you have DM? May be neuropathy Also .could be cyst ,early abscess,nerve compression( weight pelvic mass) Rarely could be early zoster(shingles) but lesions should come out in 1 week, or MS(usually numbness). F/U with doc/ urgent care ...Read more
I have a sore red mark on my leg, it only hurts if I touch it.I kind of looks like a hickey...What should I do? I'm worried...
Bruise like lesion..: ...if it just appear and you cant remember any trauma it may be secondary to insect bite and some bleeding under the epithelium creating a bruised area. If you cant see any drainage you can still apply a local antibiotic cream 3x a day if not improving day by day appointment with your physician... ...Read more
Hard lump under the skin on inner thigh, bikini line, doesn't hurt. Feels like fatty tissue, no redness,no head. Kind of scared.
My inner thigh near bikini area is painful and swollen. It is tender to touch but there are no hard spots & no redness. What is going on?
I have a semi large bump on my lower left leg on the right side of my shin it hurts to the touch and hurts a Lil to walk and ItS red in color?
I wore stockings, thighhigh ones and nxt day rt thigh hurt.. for 2 days, feels better now-no redness or swelling. Could this be a DVT?
Very unlikely.: Unless you a) have had one before and know what it feels like. Or b) have a familial problem with clotting disorder, or continued pain and swelling, the risk is very low. Especially if you were not sedentary and were up and about showing off your cool outfit, and you stayed hydrated, you're in the clear. Salutations! ...Read more
When i walk the back of my leg at my knee area starts to hurts. Even does it sometimes just sitting. It's not red or warm to touch. Just hurts!
Get examined : Pain in the back of the knee( popliteal fossa) is a common problem.At your age popliteal ( baker's ) cysts are often seen w/ degenerative meniscus ( cartilage) tears.Walking contracts the gastrocsoleus muscle group( calf muscles) and 'pinches the cyst.Other diagnoses need to be excluded. See your orthopedic surgeon. Best of luck! ...Read more
I havea red bump on my leg. It has changed shape. There is a black dot on it and it hurts to touch. Also the skin is peeling on it. What is it?
Mystery spot: This is one that needs to be seen by your doctor. Without looking, can't know what it is. But you are right to be concerned about any spot that is changing. Please make an appt to get it checked! ...Read more
I've had a marble sized bump on my leg for months now and it hurts like a bruise when touched or pressure is applied to it Started purple now it's red?
Exam needed: A physician would have to examine this lesion in order to make a diagnosis. Have it checked since it's been present so long, is tender and has changed color. ...Read more