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Severe Cellulitis Of The Legs
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Variety: Diffuse body pain in all 4 quadrants may be due to fibromyalgia. If a problem in the limbs alone, could be initial sign of peripheral neuropathy. Some hereditary muscle diseases can cause pain on exertion in the limbs. Very rarely, a complex regional pain syndrome may generalize. Need to sort out with your doctor's exam. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Lots of things: Severe calf pain can be due to intermittant claudication which you must address due to poor circulation. Upper thigh pain can also be due to poor circulation especially if you are a past smoker. Overexercise which causes cramping, and lack of stretching may also be a cause. Arthridities and neuromuscular disorders should also be addressed. I would see your physician for a proper diagnosis. ...Read more
Water and gravity: Our bodies have a large amount of water needed to keep organs functioning. The vessels that carry the fluids are not perfect and they can leak. Also, our tissues have a certain amount of water to stay moist and pliable. Gravity works to pull the fluids down towards the feet even in healthy people. It will worsen as the day progresses. Treatment is compression socks/elevation. Avoid water pills. ...Read more
Woke up with severe pain on outside of hip into groin. Also severe ache outside of knee and ankle. Some decreased sensation on the side of same leg. ?
Nerve pain: This sounds like an inflammation and or impingement of a nerve or nerve root rather than inflammation of these joints. Nsaids like ibuprofen,if you can take them, May help,but see a neurologist if symptoms persist or worsen and appropriate tests will be ordered and could include MRI and EMG. ...Read more
Can compartment syndrome of the lower leg cause swelling, loss of hair, and a superficial vein to stick out of the leg?
What are common causes of skin numbness of the face and extremities?
It first started with the arms and is now in the anterior part of the legs
Multiple: There are multiple causes of numbness in extremities some peripheral like peripheral neuropathy and some central in the brain, , some medication can cause that an example is topamax (topiramate). Also anxiety can be associated with numbness. It is best if you make an appointment with your physician and get evaluated, feel better. ...Read more
Can a rheumatologic disease cause inflammation/swelling of lower portion of calf with chicken like skin and lack of leg hair isolated to the swelling?
Possibly: i don't know what disease you might have and what test have been done. i do not know if it is one leg or both. i presuem the test showed that you didn't have a blood clot. it is hard to speculate what is going on. heart and liver problems also have to be considered and a complete history including family surgical medical habits travel, occupation. You might need several doctors to work on this ...Read more
May be nerve...: Without a visible rash and/or break in the skin, the sensation of "itching" is nerve related. Keep track of what may be related to its onset - such as 1) did you eat something that triggered it?, 2) did you wear something that irritated the area?, 3) did you move a certain way that may have aggravated it? DISCUSS with your PCP too - sometimes may be related disease - like diabetes, thyroid, etc. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Needs to be checked: It is very uncommon to have Inflenza recurring as you get better you develop antibodies to that strain.Question is recurrent over how long period.Yearly recurrence if you are not immunized with Flu V accine is not uncommon Any viral infection can cause pain in legs and toes and it can be due to many other causes Consult your doctor and get to the bottom of it.Your Diagnosis and appropriate treatme ...Read more
What would cause mild swelling from just above ankle to the middle of the calf, and mild pins and needles in bottom (under) foot? Issue on same leg.
Needs evaluation: This may be due to a vein problem (clot) Check with your Primary Care Provider ASAP. Hope this helps Dr Z ...Read more
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