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Hives? Rash? It keeps spreading it starts as a red area then a welt appears and it itches and burns/stings on legs arms lower back and lower abdomen

Hives? Rash? It keeps spreading it starts as a red area then a welt appears and it itches and burns/stings on legs arms lower back and lower abdomen

Hive & rash: You have urticaria or allergic dermatitis, it is best if you see your doctor for proper diagnosis and treatment, at the mean time try an antihistamine such as Zyrtec or Benadryl, (diphenhydramine) hydrocortisone cream, but you need to find out what you are allergic to. Good luck ...Read more

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I have got a sting between my legs, what us the quickest way to treat it?

I have got a sting between my legs, what us the quickest way to treat it?

Antihistamine and: 1% hydrocortisone. You can Use Advil for pain and swelling and Benadryl (diphenhydramine) for itching and stinging. Local ice will be helpful. Remove any stinger with tweezers. ...Read more

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Burning stinging sensation in legs at night?

Burning stinging sensation in legs at night?

Neuropathy?: Try Vit B complex and Vit E, Magnesium and potassium supplements. All available OTC. It seems you had whipple's procedure so you must be under doctor's close care. Please ask him/her who has all the other Medical information regarding your other medications and associated conditions. ...Read more

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How long does it take to go into anaphylactic shock from a bee sting on your leg?

How long does it take to go into anaphylactic shock from a bee sting on your leg?

Immediate to late: Most often it is immediate to have an anaphylactic reaction sometimes it may take a few minutes. It all depends on how quickly the 'venom' or chemical mediators are released. ...Read more

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Sharp like stinging pains in legs?? And deep like bone pain in spine and back I have scoliosis could this be a factor??

Sharp like stinging pains in legs?? And deep like bone pain in spine and back I have scoliosis could this be a factor??

Possibly: What your describing could be due to nerve impingement in your spine, or narrowing of the spinal canal where the spinal cord is located. I suspect your scoliosis might be a factor, but many people have similar symptoms without scoliosis. Best to discuss this with a back specialist. Ask your family doctor first and see if a referral is indicated. ...Read more

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The bottom of my foot is swollen from a bee sting, now my leg is hurting should I go to the doctors?

The bottom of my foot is swollen from a bee sting, now my leg is hurting should I go to the doctors?

Maybe, maybe not: I would take some diphenhydramine (benedryl) and give it another day. Swelling and discomfort are common with this process. If you are not sure it was a bee, or if the pain requires more than over the counter meds, an office visit may be worth the effort ...Read more

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I felt a sting on back of leg just above the knee. Now there is purple rash?

I felt a sting on back of leg just above the knee. Now there is purple rash?

Reaction...: If there was a sting or bite the usual response is a skin reaction. Monitor the area and if the symptoms increase, the rash spreads and/or gets painful you will need to go to the ED as that could be a potential allergy. Get better soon! ...Read more

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Am on the menopause. Stage but everyday am having terrible body pain and stinging pain in my legs and arms?

Am on the menopause. Stage but everyday am having terrible body pain and stinging pain in my legs and arms?

Pain and neuropathy: Menopause can cause a wide variety of issues, but generalized pain and neuropathy or tingling in all your extremities suggests that more is involved. Get checked promptly. ...Read more

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Can bee stings make your whole leg swell, even if you're not allergic? I got stung by a bee medial to my left knee about 36 hours ago, I never saw the bee, I just had to assume by my symptoms that it was a bee. The sting has been swelling non-stop since I

Can bee stings make your whole leg swell, even if you're not allergic? I got stung by a bee medial to my left knee about 36 hours ago, I never saw the bee, I just had to assume by my symptoms that it was a bee. The sting has been swelling non-stop since I

Yes: Large local reactions are a bit more worrisome. Say u r stung on the ankle, if the swelling goes up to the hip then the person really should see an allergist for testing. Especially since most people almost never know what stung them. It is important, though, to wait 6 weeks after this sting for testing. ...Read more

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What could cause sharp pains that come and go in both eyes? Worse with eye movement. Also have stinging feeling in both legs not allergic reaction.

What could cause sharp pains that come and go in both eyes? Worse with eye movement. Also have stinging feeling in both legs not allergic reaction.

See eye doctor: In meanwhile, try applying artificial tear drops (preferably preservative-free) at least 4x daily and see if this helps. Terrible pain may be associated with extremely dry eyes but you need to rule out a more serious condition. ...Read more

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I have sting burning between my legs and red rash on bottom of feet palm of hands what is it?

Rash: You should see you doctor or a dermatologist to have your rash evaluated. There are a number of different possibilities and they can't be diagnosed without examination and testing history of the development of the rash as well as fungal cultures will be helpful. Treatment before adequate diagnosis may make it more difficult to diagnose. ...Read more

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I have a bee sting like pain in my leg. Does anyone know why?

I have a bee sting like pain in my leg. Does anyone know why?

Stung by bee?: Is it possible it is a bee sting? Or other insect bite? I would imagine if you injured yourself you would of mentioned that. Try putting ice on the area and see if pain subsides. ...Read more

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Is stinging in fingertips and lower leg a nervous system issue from lupus?

Is stinging in fingertips and lower leg a nervous system issue from lupus?

Can be: Lupus can cause inflammation of the arteries and nerves called vasculitis. It is important to follow up with a rheumatologist to see if these symptoms correlate to lupus activity. ...Read more

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I awoke this am with a stinging pain in my R leg. Seems to b along side of my shin. No redness, swelling or lumps. Normal gait. Comes and goes. I don't run?

I awoke this am with a stinging pain in my R leg. Seems to b along side of my shin. No redness, swelling or lumps. Normal gait. Comes and goes. I don't run?

Different possibilit: Could be a pinched nerve, such as in the back, a strain or sprain of a muscle, ligament or tendon. If it's severe, I would get it looked at ASAP. If not so bad, try OTC med like ibuprofen or aleve, (naproxen) or topical medications like icy hot, or just ice. ...Read more

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I'm cold all the time n get goose bumps, but lately the goose bumps on my legs sting so bad like needles, its worse when anything rubs against it..

I'm cold all the time n get goose bumps, but lately the goose bumps on my legs sting so bad like needles, its worse when anything rubs against it..

Neuro: What you are describing sounds like cutaneous hyperesthesia. Which severe sensitivity to touch. There could be several causes. Please see a neurology for a nerve conduction study and an electromyogram. Your neurologist may perform other tests. ...Read more

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Male 55 type 2 diabetes. Cant get blood sugar below 8.On metformin. Some damage to eyes. Feet numb. Stinging/burning feet & legs. Any advice? Supplements?

Male 55 type 2 diabetes. Cant get blood sugar below 8.On metformin. Some damage to eyes. Feet numb. Stinging/burning feet & legs. Any advice? Supplements?

SEE Doctor: Get on a secondary medicine to lower your blood sugar, or use insulin. This would be a good thing to do sooner, to minimize the long-term damage to your nerves, vasculature, eyes, kidneys, heart, etc. No supplement replaces good medical managment. ...Read more

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Can you tell me if there is something besides ice to help my leg burn stop stinging?

Can you tell me if there is something besides ice to help my leg burn stop stinging?

Take pain med: You probably have a 2nd-degree, or partial-thickness burn. Such burns can hurt a lot until they heal. You can try simple pain meds, such as Ibuprofen or acetaminophen. If you need something stronger, you should see a physician. ...Read more

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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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When I stretch my leg, I feel this odd stinging pain at the back of my thigh. No strenuous things. Could being on accutane have anything to do with?

Accutane connection: It would be unlikely that Accutane would be the reason of your thigh pain. Make sure that you are hydrated, that you have not hurt your thigh with another activity. If this continues for 24-48 hours more, it would be wise to visit your primary physician. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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I accidentally rammed my leg into metal at full force and now it stings when pressure is applied and its swelling. I put ice on it and it won't go down?

I accidentally rammed my leg into metal at full force and now it stings when pressure is applied and its swelling. I put ice on it and it won't go down?

Can you walk?: Which part of your leg did you hurt? If you are able to walk on it there should not be a fracture. Then rest and Tylenol/Motrin should help. If you cannot bear weight on it see dr and get X-ray asap. Or if it continues to hurt in a few days then you should be evaluated by your Dr ...Read more

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Recuring lower leg pain, pinpoint sharp/stinging follow by warm flushing, should I asked by dr? X2months

Recuring lower leg pain, pinpoint sharp/stinging follow by warm flushing, should I asked by dr? X2months

See a doctor: Sometimes lower leg pain is postural in nature and can be helped with stretches, proper shoes and arch supports. Medical issues such as diabetes, arthritis or thyroid issues can cause neuropathy. If it is activity related, it might represent a stress injury or something more serious like complartment syndrome. Discuss this with your doctor and don't disregard the pain anymore. Good luck! ...Read more

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I have 2 small lumps on my leg that look like mosquito bites with black dots in the center and it stings! What could it be?

I have 2 small lumps on my leg that look like mosquito bites with black dots in the center and it stings! What could it be?

Other insect bites: Lots of possible causes, but the list includes other forms of insect bites such as spider bites. Small puncture wounds or pin pricks can sometimes look like that too - (and see your doctor if they don't get better with warm compresses and a tincture of time). ...Read more