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Sores On My Lower Leg
Small sores on lower leg that never heal. Look like bug bite, itch and bleed. Picture uploaded in profile. Any idea what these are?
Wrong site: Physicians commenting in the public site have no access to any uploads or other personal data you place in your profile.We have gender and age,period. If you sign up for the paid concierge service and find a willing doc, they have that ability. ...Read more
Easy Diagnosis: What you describe sounds like chronic venous insufficiency.It is related to obesity, inactivity, and means the veins are not working correctly allowing the blood to stay in the legs causing swelling, open sores and drainage. It is not cause by bacteria so antibiotics are worthless. Get to a wound care specialist, the treatment is multilayer compression, unna's boots/socks are not effective tx. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
There is an indention in my righg lower leg. I didn't hit it or anything. And I just noticdd it today. What would cause that?
Sub Q: Some natural loss of fatty tissue below the skin. ...Read more
Kicked: This is quite normal - especially as you were kicked which is not normal. ...Read more
See doctor: Any pain that is consistent should have you going to the doctor for an exam. ...Read more
I was bitten by a small dog on the lower leg. I had long pants on and it broke through the skin slightly. I did not know the dog or its owner.
Dog Bite Evaluation: Any dog bite needs evaluation. Even more so when the dog's immunization status is unknown. You should be evaluated to assess the need for vaccination (rabies, tetanus) and should be given antibiotic treatment to prevent infection. Animal control authorities should be contacted to report the incident so that the animal can be located. ...Read more
Leg pain: Is it in a joint? Is it after exercising. See your doc and answer these questions for him as well as any other that make sense after an exam. ...Read more
Varies: Depends on underlying cause (trauma versus congenital)but usually a few days. ...Read more
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