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I have 2 sores on my lower leg, one showed up this morning, the other showed up a week ago. There is a painful sting and weeping.

I have 2 sores on my lower leg, one showed up this morning, the other showed up a week ago. There is a painful sting and weeping.

R/O CELLULITIS: Cellulitis is a superficial skin infection that can be caused after an abrasion or rupture of a boil . if it is extending up your leg, SEEK PROMPT MEDICAL ATTENTION YOU MAY NEED IV ANTIBIOTICS. Seek prompt evaluation for potential need of IV VS oral antibiotics/X-ray /labs. SEEK PROMPT EVALUATION SINCE INFECTION IS PROGRESSING ...Read more

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Small sores on lower leg that never heal. Look like bug bite, itch and bleed. Picture uploaded in profile. Any idea what these are?

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

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Have oozing open sores on lower leg have history of heart probs very over weight

Have oozing open sores on lower leg have history of heart probs  very over weight

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 more

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Everytime I step my lower leg hurts?

Everytime I step my lower leg hurts?

Many possibilities: It may just be low potassium or magnesium but any "horrible" pain should be evaluated asap. See a doctor. ...Read more

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What would make my lower leg turn black?

What would make my lower leg turn black?

SEE YOUR MD: Loss of circulation. What other symptoms do you have? Any blood sugar issues? Please see your md. ...Read more

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What's a good way to alleviate the pain in my lower-leg?

First find out why: Then see your doctor to make sure all is ok but you shouldn't have pain all the time try and see when it starts what triggers it etc. ...Read more

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Can it be no problem to get lower leg pains when jogging?

No: There is a difference between tired and hurt. Pain that does not go away with rest or returns needs to be seen by your doc. ...Read more