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Itchy burning rash on the back of my leg and upper arm, cause?

Itchy burning rash on the back of my leg and upper arm, cause?

Many possibilities: There are many things that could cause the skin to itch. Several types of inflammatory conditions of the skin, allergic reactions, sun exposure, insect bites, and sometimes bacterial, viral or fungal infections can cause rashes on the skin. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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What are the bumps on my legs and upper thights?

What are the bumps on my legs and upper thights?

See your doctor: We need to find out what they are before we can determine the best way to remove them. ...Read more

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I have itchy tiny red bumps on arms, upper stomach, upper thighs, near my elbows, and lower back. Is this chicken pox or hives?

I have itchy tiny red bumps on arms, upper stomach, upper thighs, near my elbows, and lower back. Is this chicken pox or hives?

Rash: They can be either, you really need to have your rash examined to know how to treat it and if you are contagious or not, see your doctor sooner than later. ...Read more

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What causes fever blisters/ cold sores on my upper lip?!?

What causes fever blisters/ cold sores on my upper lip?!?

Cold sores: Cold sores/fever blisters are cause by the herpes simplex virus. There are 2 types—oral & genital. Either type can cause a "cold sore" although the oral type is usually involved with lip lesions. There are several otc treatments to lessen symptoms, but prescription anti-viral meds work better to clear the lesions. Herpes, however, is not cured; it is suppressed & can reappear.—>. ...Read more

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What are these red patches that have appeared on my upper arms. Upper thighs, and torso?

What are these red patches that have appeared on my upper arms. Upper thighs, and torso?

Have them checked: You need to have these patches checked, it could be anything, and without looking and feeling we can not tell you what it can be so get it checked by your doctor or a dermatologist. ...Read more

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Have linear scabs on both arms from wrists to upper arm. They're on the underside on my forearm and center of upper arm. No itching. What could it be?

Have linear scabs on both arms from wrists to upper arm. They're on the underside on my forearm and center of upper arm. No itching. What could it be?

Some type of trauma: Linear scabs can be caused by trauma, from scratching, or from being scratched by a plant or an animal. There is no disease process that would injure the skin in straight lines on the inside of both arms. Wear shirts when gardening, and use a lotion to keep your skin moist. ...Read more

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What could the bumps on my arms and legs be?

What could the bumps on my arms and legs be?

Have it evaluated.: There are many types and causes of skin rashes. Several types of inflammatory conditions of the skin, allergic reactions, impaired venous circulation, and sometimes bacterial, viral or fungal infections can cause rashes on the skin. Insect bites can also be the cause of a rash on the skin. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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Are the bumps on my elbow related to my cold sore?

Are the bumps on my elbow related to my cold sore?

Probably not: You would need an exam to determine the best possible diagnosis for any "bumps" on your elbow, but generally speaking, elbow lesions are not usually associated with cold sores. Best wishes. ...Read more

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I have small hickey-looking rashes on my left leg. One on outside thigh and 2 on inner thigh. I've also had back ache and stomach pains(constipation)?

I have small hickey-looking rashes on my left leg. One on outside thigh and 2 on inner thigh. I've also had back ache and stomach pains(constipation)?

Pic worth 1000 words: A digital pic of the spots would be much easier to diagnose. They could be anything from insect bites to an allergic skin rash. Doubt that the stomach symptoms have much to do with spots on your leg. If they get larger, travel to the other side, become more plentiful in number, or start getting swollen etc. you will need to see a doctor. ...Read more

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Rash on left side of my body from my upper stomach to my upper thigh and I also have sore joints?

Rash on left side of my body from my upper stomach to my upper thigh and I also have sore joints?

Shingles: It may be shingles. This is caused by the same virus that causes chicken pox. The virus gets into your nervous system and never leaves. Shingles is brought on by stress. See your family doctor to get the proper anti-viral medication to treat this if it is shingles. If it is not, your doctor can either determine another diagnosis or refer you to a specialist. ...Read more

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Hi doc, had unprotected oral and got pain on big toe on my left leg and itchy rash on my elbows and non itchy red rash on chest. Then got ulcer on lower lip and skin on mouth roof started peeling off. Burning tongue sensation and lumps on mouth roof. Imme

Hi doc, had unprotected oral and got pain on big toe on my left leg and itchy rash on my elbows and non itchy red rash on chest. Then got ulcer on lower lip and skin on mouth roof started peeling off. Burning tongue sensation and lumps on mouth roof. Imme

Unrelated symptoms: and sketchy picture, you need to be examined, tell your doctor what you are anxious about, you might need an STD testing, trust your doctor, your information is confidential, good luck ...Read more

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I have blister type rash on both upper under arms. Worse on the right side. Red warm rashsems ro bw heading down past my elbow.No pain.?

I have blister type rash  on both upper under arms. Worse on the right side. Red warm rashsems ro bw heading down past my elbow.No pain.?

Blistering rash: Blistering rashes need to be seen by a dermatologist. You could have a contact dermatitis that has become secondarily infected. On the other hand there are specific blistering diseases that need to be diagnosed with a skin biopsy. ...Read more

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I'm having blisters on the palms of my hands, soles of my feet, on my tongue, on my head and my genitals, accompanied with sore throat.

I'm having blisters on the palms of my hands, soles of my feet, on my tongue, on my head and my genitals, accompanied with sore throat.

Blisters: Hand foot & mouth disease is a viral illness that can have blisters in the mouth, on palms, soles and other areas of the body. There are a number of conditions that can cause similar symptoms, including reactions to medications, erythema multiforme (which may occur after other infections such as herpes or pneumonia) & others . Please see your dermatologist as soon as possible for proper diagnosis. ...Read more

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What could infected bumps on my arm and lower back be?

What could infected bumps on my arm and lower back be?

Do you have: Mrsa now? Encourage you to see a dermatologist on this one vice inquiring on line. ...Read more

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Bumps that itch and sore to touch on upper torso?

Bumps that itch and sore to touch on upper torso?

Hard to tell: It's difficult to diagnose what you have without actually seeing the bumps. Please consult with your primary care doctor or a dermatologist. ...Read more

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I have myelofibrosis, and left upper outer arm numb after sleeping, lower thighs on both legs swollen no pain?

I have myelofibrosis, and left upper outer arm numb after sleeping, lower thighs on both legs swollen no pain?

???: Doesn't sound like it is related to meylofibrosis. You should visit the doctor and have it worked up. Numbness and that kind of pain would be almost unheard of with your condition which is a blood disorder ...Read more

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Sex 2.5 years ago.Odd sensory symptoms in groin/thigh initially. No sores. After about 2 years I began constant burn feeling in upper body/arms. HSV?

Sex 2.5 years ago.Odd sensory symptoms in groin/thigh initially. No sores. After about 2 years I began constant burn feeling in upper body/arms. HSV?

Seems strange: Hi Sorry to hear that you've been dealing with these symptoms. It sounds a little strange for HSV to manifest in this way. It's very easy to get checked but I suspect that your symptoms are not from HSV. May be reasonable to think about getting a formal eval from a local doc in addition to the STD check. Hope this helps ...Read more

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Can someone in their early 20's get a blood clot in their leg? What are the symtpoms?

Can someone in their early 20's get a blood clot in their leg? What are the symtpoms?

Yes: Blood clots can occur at any age due to many reasons. Surgery, not moving around much after surgery, and birth control (especially if you are a smoker) increase the chances of a clot. Symptoms can include swelling, pain, heat and redness. Blood clots can be dangerous so you must seek evaluation immediately if you are having any of these symptoms. ...Read more

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What are some of the symptoms of bow leg?

What are some of the symptoms of bow leg?

Usually none: Bow leggedness is usually asymptomatic. I cannot recall every having someone complain of any symptoms related to bowed legs. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of leg claudication?

What are the symptoms of leg claudication?

Leg pain: The major symptom of leg clarification is calf pain while walking that relieves itself after stopping walking or exercising. ...Read more

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Are continuous leg pains are the symptom of hiv?

Are continuous leg pains are the symptom of hiv?

No but get tested: Leg pains are not a specific sign of HIV. However, if you have any doubt about HIV infection, get tested as the infection can be treated. ...Read more

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What are some of the symptoms of a fractured leg?

What are some of the symptoms of a fractured leg?

Fracture: Pain, swelling, loss of motion or stiffness of the joint, deformity, difficulty bearing weight. This can be difficult to differentiate from a severe sprain or contusion without an xray. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms in leg from taking statins?

What are the symptoms in leg from taking statins?

Muscle aches: Statins are usually well tolerated but the most common symptom are muscle aches/stiffness found in extremities which can be seen immediately or with time. I recommend stopping the statin, loading up with co q 10 100mg for one month and then restarting it. Statins use up vital co q 10; if that does not work, try another statin at a lower dose, welchol, (colesevelam) etc. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of bad circulation in the leg?

What are the symptoms of bad circulation in the leg?

Claudication: Bad circulation can cause intermittent claudication and or ischemic ulcers. Need to consult a vascular specialist. ...Read more

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I have pain comes when i try to stretch the leg. Is this an HIV symptom?

I have pain comes when i try to stretch the leg. Is this an HIV symptom?

No: What you described suggests a musculoskeletal issue. It is too non-specific a symptom to suggest any particular disease. ...Read more

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For a month now my upperleg has strange symptoms... My leg looks like a cheetah. It does not hurt but it looks strange. What can it be.?

For a month now  my upperleg  has strange symptoms... My leg looks  like a cheetah. It does not hurt but it looks strange. What can it be.?

Leg rash: If you use a heating pad there a lot it can cause some "cheetah-like" skin changes. If you smoke, you can get some strange skin changes due to blood flow changes. If you were hurt there it could be some kind of weird bruise. Seems unlikely an infection, but they can certainly present in weird fashion. If it's lighter and you have a dark complexion it could be vitiligo. ...Read more

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I get Sciatica every few months, this is the 1st time that it feels as if the symptoms are going upwards and not down my leg, is this common?

I get Sciatica every few months, this is the 1st time that it feels as if the symptoms are going upwards and not down my leg, is this common?

Sciatica: is a result of a compromised sicatic nerve in the leg. If other pain move upward it involves another nerve which is certainly possible. ...Read more

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Why do i freak out when my children are sick or simply if their leg hurts I panic and think they might have leukemia, I google symptoms all the time?

Why do i freak out when my children are sick or simply if their leg hurts I panic and think they might have leukemia, I google symptoms all the time?

Hard to say: This may be a form of displacement. You pursue a line of investigation that gives you "good mother" points instead of addressing issues that trouble you. You may want to find a therapist and discuss some of your fears and develop ways to address them .It in not uncommon and you can find help. You have done the first thing by realizing something feels wrong. ...Read more

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What does it mean when you get sores on your leg or scratches? its not like I fell or anything and i dont have bed bugs, at least not that i know of.

What does it mean when you get sores on your leg or scratches? its not like I fell or anything and i dont have bed bugs, at least not that i know of.

Sores on legs: What does it mean when you get sores on your leg or scratches? its not like I fell or anything and i dont have bed bugs, at least not that i know of. ANS: need to see pictures. pet with fleas? ...Read more

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What could I do for bed sores on my legs ?

What could I do for bed sores on my legs ?

#1 stop pressure: There is no magic cure for pressure sores. The solution is to minimize pressure. Some have advocated the use of medical grade honey to lower the incidence of infection but this will not cure the sore. Simple wound care with cetaphil soap and a moist dressing changed twice a day is usually adequate. ...Read more

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What are the signs and symptoms of sarcoma in the leg?

What are the signs and symptoms of sarcoma in the leg?

Localized pain: The most common symptom is pain, localized in a specific part of leg that didn't get traumatized. But even if there hasn't been any hit or trauma, and pain and or swelling doesn't resolve in 2-3 weeks, have it x-rayed. Redness or swelling in area. Fracture of a bone could be pathological, which means some underlying problem in that area. ...Read more

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What are the first signs and symptoms of leg lymphedema?

What are the first signs and symptoms of leg lymphedema?

Swelling: Generally swelling but heaviness or fullness or achy type pain can also occur. ...Read more

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