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Red Spots On Ankle And Lower Leg
I have developed bright red spots on my lower leg after helping my parents in their yard. I am 41 & never seen this b4. What could it b?
?? poison ivy: Some people are more sensitive or resistant to poison ivy than others, and it is common for people who had hardly any reactivity when younger to the plant (literally rubbing themselves with poison ivy-- don't try this btw- causes no reaction) to begin to get some sensitivity when older. 40 is an age when this can happen. Especially if rash is itchy you can see an md for treatment and advice. ...Read more
-psoriasis on elbows/knees -recently used apple cider vinegar (orally) & olive oil/acv baths -now many bright red spots on thighs and lower leg -help!
I tore my ACL and meniscus 1-1 1/2 years ago then my legs/ ankles swell up almost every morning and my hairs has got thin, I have red spots on the top of my head, a large rash (looks like sun spots/large freckles) on both of my lower legs from knee to shin
I have nickel sized red spots on the back of my leg and lower back, they are dark centered with red around it. What is it?
Need more info: There are many potential answers for such spots. For example: Do they itch or burn? How long have they been present? Have you been recently bitten by insects? Any new drug or supplement introduced? If they bother you enough, you should consult your doctor to find out whether treatment is needed. ...Read more
I have a line of red spots on my lower right leg for over a month. Could it be dermatitis or something more serious? Its also itchy sometimes
A line of red spots on my lower right leg. They look like multiple insect bites. Could it be dermatitis or something more serious? Have them over a month
I have been having red spots on my skin appear lately. The biggest being on the back of my lower right leg about as big as a quarter.
See a doctor: Skin lesions can come from any number of things and some of them can be indicitive of serious medical problems. The best course of action would be to be seen and evaluated by your doctor who may be able to tell the cause by simple inspeciton. Although further tests may be warrented ...Read more
Woke up with red spots on 1 leg. Next day more red spots and on both lower legs. Spots are itchy, slight bump in center. Dry, irritant throat @ night.
Possible reaction: It is difficult to assess without seeing the lesions but it can represent a bite or even represent a reaction to a viral upper respiratory infection. I would see a physician so that they can perform the appropriate evaluation or tests for this if it does not improve. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
There's a red spot appeared on my lower leg. I've tried squeezing but nothing happens (ie; no blood) - Is this bad?
I'v had one red spot on my lower leg started out as the size of an eraser a month an a half ago now is slightly bigger than a dime treated with?
I have red spot on lower leg after a day it turn black and never fades after 7 months now my lower leg full of red spot im afraid that they turn black?
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
I have a bright red spot on my lower leg I noticed two days ago and I'm getting a numb feeling in the back of my knee?
I'm not sure we can: Put these two things together. The red spot is MOST likely a skin condition: eczema, psoriasis, etc. But another cause is allergies, perhaps to a bug bite. Have you been in a tick area? I suppose you must consider Lyme Disease, though this is much less common than many people think. I think the spot and numbness can both be watched; if the spots enlarge/spread or numbness persists, see your Doctor ...Read more
Red spot with lump appeared on my lower leg. It turned black. Test, no clot, no spider bite. Lump still there and black after 1yr. Size of a quarter?
Bump on leg: It's hard to say for sure without seeing it and getting a better history, but any new unexplained skin lesion should be checked by your primary and/or dermatologist. A simple biopsy is sometimes all that is needed to make a determination of its cause. Especially for unexplained lesions that change color, these need to be checked out by a doctor. ...Read more
Flat round red spot about the size of pinkie tip appeared on lower leg yesterday. No bite marks, no pustule, no itch. Feel sm lump under skin. Age 63?
Rash: Rashes are impossible to diagnosis without looking at them. See your doctor for evaluation. ...Read more
Have a few red bumps on the bottom of my feet - not itchy, just somewhat irritating when I walk around. Had a similar spot of bumps on my lower leg.
Bumps on feet: These bums need to be seen to evaluate and teach the right diagnosis. Then treat or suggest. Step 1--- ie----- making right diagnosis is possible with in person evaluation only ...Read more
1 week postpartum having some mild lower leg aching. It is in both legs equally, all over the calf area (not one spot).No red, swell, etc. DVT concern?
Calf pain: Blood clots are generally not in both legs simultaneously, especially without symptoms such as described. Pain in lower legs is probably muscular only, and may be due to sudden resumed activity after childbirth. See your healthcare provider if this persists. ...Read more
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