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Sore Red Bumps On Legs
Been on low dose antibiotic for a year to prevent UTI. Suddenly develop red bumps on legs that keep appearing and now woke up and bottom of feet are very sore and hurt, Is this a drug reaction?
Other causes of pain in leg like infection nlood clot in legs need to be ruled out. ...Read more
I've been feeling unwell and just noticed a sore red/purpleish hard bump on my leg with a raised red ring around it. Could this be a spider bite?
About a month or 2 ago my legs and ankles started swelling, red bumps, very sore and a week ago started oozing clear fluid?
Red bumps on arms, legs for ~3 yrs. Had biopsy, can't id, mybe allrgy, dr not sure. Scratch = open sore over time. Got in afghanistan. Bumps last for months. Very itchy! Allrgy meds & creams don't help.
Have itchy red bumps on my chest legs and sides. Seem to keep coming and are very itchy. Also have sore throat. Have had chk pox/shingles in the past?
I have horrible sore throat - feels like a lump in back of throat when I swallow. Mouth is extremely dry. Rash on one leg with raised red bumps, itch?
See Dr.-? strept: See a dr. Could be strept. Rash may or may not be related, . Dr. Will check both areas out. Best wishes. ...Read more
I have road rash on my left thigh from a bike accident that is 2 weeks old. I've recently developed a red bumps all along my leg. The road rash is red and tender to the touch. Should I be concerned?
Time for an eval: Any time you have an injury that is not getting better as you would expect, or is getting worse with increasing pain or redness, foul discharge, etc. You should see a physician for an evaluation. You don't want a minor and easily treatable infection to turn into something much more serious or potentially life threatening. Go get it looked at to make sure it is nothing serious. Good luck. ...Read more
Small and tender red bumps appeared overnight on mid-upper arm&back of legs. Under the skin, raised&slightly painful. What could b causes & treatment?
I have large welt like bumps on my right shin. Very red. Bumps always there but only itch on occasion. Tender and painful before it gets itchy.?
Bumpy rashes on legs: Rashes can be difficult to diagnosis, even by a skilled dermatologist looking at the rash in person. With just a description I cannot answer your question. There are many causes of rashes in these areas, such as a contact allergy, irritation, chafing, fungus, scabies, etc. I recommend you make an appointment with a board certified dermatologist so she/he can examine you and make a diagnosis. ...Read more
Not sure.: There are a # of possible causes. The best way to get an accurate diagnosis would be dermatological evaluation. ...Read more
I have a severe problem with ingrown hair/red bumps on legs. What can I do to help clear this up. I've tried many creams. Nothing seems to help?
Infection: Try regular use of Hibicleanse or other bactericidal soap daily and see if that effects the rash ...Read more
Breaking out in small red bumps on legs and slowly spreading and are painful also with a headache and fever what could this be cause from?
See a doctor: Cannot diagnose this without seeing the rash and obtaining a full history and exam. You also need to be checked to be sure you do not have central nervous system involvement. Go see your pcp now. This is the season for tick-borne illnesses and they need rapid treatment. Hope you are better soon. ...Read more
Red bumps on legs. Recently started getting on back of arms and on my back. Haven't been to derm yet? Possibly KP? Tried many lotions nothing plzhelp
Keratosis pilaris?: There are certain limitations imposed by this format which include the lack of a photograph of the skin lesions about which you requested information, So it's impossible to tell you the correct diagnosis and/or therapy. Certainly the above diagnoses could be consistent with bumps on the legs, but there are many other causes, such as razor dermatitis so you really have to see a dermatologist. ...Read more
1 yr old has small red bumps on legs and buttox. Ongoing for a week and spread up his thighs. Could this be irritation from detergent or should I make an appt asap?
I have itchy red bumps on legs, sneezing, itchy eyes, stuffy nose, minor wheezing. Am I having a severe or minor allergy attack?
Check it out: Sounds like a doc visit needed.Get a more detailed answer ›
Eval: This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/causes. Once accurately assessed a treatment plan can be developed. ...Read more
Probably...: Just razor burn. If it doesn't heal after a few days then I would see a doctor to rule out anything else. ...Read more
Rash: The accurate diagnosis of a rash typically requires a physical exam. Ask your primary care physician to look at this problem. ...Read more
My baby had red bumps on his legs from chiggers, insects bites what can I apply and what precaution I can take?
Topical cream: It is safe to use topical Benadryl (diphenhydramine) cream on bug bites on infants. Also cool water or compresses or an oatmeal bath can be soothing. If necessary, you can try OTC Hydrocortisone 0.5% cream 1X/DAY (use very sparingly on an infant.) The best approach is prevention. Avoid being outside in the evening, dress him in lightweight long pants and sleeves, consider a mosquito netting for his stroller. ...Read more
I have red bumps showing up on my legs and arms very ichy...haven't used any new products. What could this be!??
Many causes: You could certainly have come into contact with something you are having an allergic reaction to. It could also be a symptoms of gall bladder dysfunction or cholestasis. Keep the area clean, use benadryl (diphenhydramine) as directed, and try Cortizone cream to the area twice daily. If it does not start to improve in a few days, and certainly if it gets worse, you have vomiting or jaundice see your doctor. ...Read more
I have small red bumps on my legs and I got them when I became pregnant in 2012 & they are worse I need an anwser?
Dermatofibromas are firm tan- or red-bumps that often appear on the legs and/or arms of women. As they appear more frequently in women, it is believed that estrogen plays a role in their development. Frequently, they can appear after an injury to the skin, such as a bug bite or an inflammed hair follicle.
Most commonly, one as only a few lesions present, that persist and do not go away. ...Read more
I have small red bumps on my legs and they came when I got pregnant of feb 2012 and since then they have gotten worse?
Lesions: Too many possibilities. See your OB or a dermatologist for an answer. ...Read more