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Doctor insights on: Socks Causing Painful Area On Legs

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What would cause your legs to be leaking water soaking your socks patient has CHF and mrsa?

Edema: An accumulation of an excessive amount of watery fluid in cells or intercellular tissues. You need restrict fluid in take and eating less salty foods. Please see your cardiologist to sort this out. Best luck! ...Read more

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Why would a boot length and crew length sock feel tight(er) on my right leg than my left? Switching socks from L to R and R to L causes same thing.

Why would a boot length and crew length sock feel tight(er) on my right leg than my left? Switching socks from L to R and R to L causes same thing.

Your right leg: May have a different girth than your left, for example it may be slightly swollen compared to the opposite side. ...Read more

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Have RLS, and don't know if related, but feet often feel very tight & constricted where can't stand socks or sheets touching them. Like how legs feel in RLS but 10X worse & often only in feet...cause?

Have RLS, and don't know if related, but feet often feel very tight & constricted where can't stand socks or sheets touching them. Like how legs feel in RLS but 10X worse & often only in feet...cause?

Seems related: RLS can cause many different uncomfortable sensations in the lower extremities and back. Alternatively, the RLS may not be the exact diagnosis and there may be another process going on with the nerves in your lower extremities. See your neurologist to report the new symptoms. ...Read more

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Dx with Vascular insufficiency 1 yr ago - wear compression socks. On Warfarin for10 yrs. Could low PT/ INR cause lower leg pain to worsen?

Dx with Vascular insufficiency 1 yr ago - wear compression socks. On Warfarin for10 yrs.  Could low PT/ INR cause lower leg pain to worsen?

Typically not: The INR should not play a role in how your leg pain feels. Fluctuations in the INR can affect the efficacy of the medication though (low INR could increase risk of clotting and high INR can increase risk of bleeding). If you are on warfarin to prevent blood clots, having the INR too low could increase your risk of recurrent clots. But IRN not likely to directly correlate to leg symptoms. ...Read more

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I wore loosely fitted socks that fit and they caused marks on my legs, ankles, and feet. Could this be swelling or a lupus flare , have SLE?

I wore loosely fitted  socks that fit and they caused marks on my legs, ankles, and feet. Could this be swelling or a lupus flare , have SLE?

Lupus flare: Lupus flare is diagnosed based on how you feel, doctor's exam and blood work as well. It is unlikely that what you are describing is a lupus flare. Best wishes ...Read more

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Can tight clothes (knee high socks) cause blood clots in the legs?

Can tight clothes (knee high socks) cause blood clots in the legs?

No: On the contrary it may help to prevent clots (superficial phlebitis and DVT ) by preventing the pooling ( stagnation ) of blood, should use during long air flights and drives. ...Read more

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Mid-calf/Over-the-calf sock feels tight on left leg but not right leg. Circumference of legs measures the same. Can GSV reflux below knee cause this?

Mid-calf/Over-the-calf sock feels tight on left leg but not right leg. Circumference of legs measures the same. Can GSV reflux below knee cause this?

Evaluate stockings.: Not all stockings are the same. If you are having problems with your support hose then they should be re evaluated. Stocking should fit comfortably and, if you are having a problem, then you should have them checked and , perhaps, you may need a custom made stocking pair.The GSV reflux should not cause the tightness. ...Read more

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Red spots head to toe, no fever, mild sore throat, my sock on leg was able to cause material impression on leg in skin like spots , ie red , lump etc?

Red spots head to toe, no fever, mild sore throat, my sock on leg was able to cause material impression on leg in skin like spots , ie red , lump etc?

You need immediate-: -attention! There are many possibilities from viral to streptococcus that can cause this. The material imprint is due 2 swelling of the leg. Get in to see your PCP now, or go 2 urgent care. ...Read more

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Groin pain on the right side, when starting off with the right leg, seems to ease up as i keep walking, most painful putting on my sock, pulling my?

Groin pain on the right side, when starting off with the right leg, seems to ease up as i keep walking, most painful putting on my sock, pulling my?

Muscle strain: the good news is that it improves with motion: the bad news is that you pulled one of several muscles in the groin area and must be examined. ...Read more