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Swollen Ankles And Red Spots On Legs
Edema in leg. Swelling red spots ankle swollen hurting tightening, calf swelling up to knee stings saw dr today nothing was done I'm concerned of celllitis should I goto er? Or can this wait til tmrw?
Go to ER now.: It could be something serious requiring immediate treatment. ...Read more
So I recently discovered some red spots/rash on my legs. At first, it was on my upper leg and whenever I scratch it gets red and swollen a bit.
Please see: Please see your dermatologist for evaluation and to discuss treatment options. You may need tests to find out what is going on. ...Read more
I have a large bite on my leg with lots of small red spots around it. Big bite is black in center, red all around outside, little swollen and sore. What could it be?
simple cause: First and foremost, infection is out. Does anyone else in your family have this, do you stand on your feet a lot, does it get better when your legs are elevated or worse as the day progresses? Look up the terms venous insufficiency or venous stasis. Stop the water pills, stop the antibiotics, and get into a good pair of 20-30mmhg compression stockings and wear them when you are up. ...Read more
See details: There are several possible causes including vascular, cutaneous and musculoskeletal causes. The issue could be a localized problem or a manifestation of more systemic disease. See a doctor. ...Read more
Could be from too much salt intake.
Could be from improper working valves in the veins that allow fluic to leak backwards into the legs. ...Read more
Help docs! I'm trying to find out what causes swollen ankles with redness around the ankle area and lower legs?
My mother is overweight. She has swollen ankles, feet and legs. Very painful. Red with sores. Has had fever and chills. Any suggestions?
Evaluation now: These symptoms could have serious causes including cellulitis (infection), circulatory problems, even heart failure. She needs to be evaluated today. The fever is particularly concerning. Please take her to her doctor, an Urgent Care Center or Emergency Room as soon as possible. Good luck! ...Read more
I have swollen ankles pain around ankles up back of legs red raised lumps 2, on each knee sore to touch turn to bruise next day vericous veins?
Woke up with red spots on lower legs, have varicose veins, swollen ankles, and take high blood pressure meds?
Swollen ankles feet and knee red blotches and even puss ie sores on feet mainly but that could be from shrashing them a on going problem very swollen?
I tore my ACL and meniscus 1-1 1/2 years ago then my legs/ ankles swell up almost every morning and my hairs has got thin, I have red spots on the top of my head, a large rash (looks like sun spots/large freckles) on both of my lower legs from knee to shin
Rash from ankle to knee both legs. Ankles and feet swell up. Red spots n loss of hair, weight. Always tired. Difficulty breathing. Stressed out...Lupus?
Differential LARGE?: Hard question to answer, simply because of the number of possible diagnoses! The best advice is go to a doctor who will\ perform a good history and physical exam and order appropriate studies. Since you feel bad, set up an appoinment asap! ...Read more
/18 yr old female was on 50-2mg per day since 7/10 off now been 2 wks. Has red spots on legs spots are swollen. Any ideas treated for ulcerative colitis with meds
Erythema nodosum: This sounds like erythema nodosum, which is a skin condition associated with uc. You need to start by showing this to your gastroenterologist. They may try to manage this on their own or may refer to a dermatologist. The best way to manage this is to increase or change your uc meds. However you really need to involve your docs! ...Read more
My lower legs are swollen and itchy. I also have some red spots where it is swollen. They sweep up more during the day and go down at night time.
My boyfriend has itchy red spots along leg&inner thigh. My ankle have been&theres1spot on bra line. Switched sheets&detergent last week. Opinion&thghts?
They gotta sleep.: Without actually seeing these itchy red "spots", one cannot be certain. And understand that I am speculating. But you can look on the internet for pictures. Are you ready??? BEDBUG bites. Calm down. It's only an educated guess. ...Read more
Red Spots on Legs:
Red blotches on legs:
the emergence of red blotches on legs could be due to many reasons that range from allergies, infections or insect bites and could include several other factors as well such as psoriasis or urticaria or folliculitis. In order to identify the lesions and give a diagnosis, see your local dermatologist. ...Read more
I have just noticed two red spots on my left leg near my calf and ankle. They have no sympton and I always wear sunscreen. What would they be?
Red spots: This could be a lot of things and without you in front of us it's impossible to say. See your dermatologist for assistance. ...Read more
I have pulmonary hypertension. Today I noticed red spots above my left ankle, and a few up my leg. They don't itch. What could they be?
At the bottom of my legs near my ankles it had been very sore with a burning pain, little red spots have appeared. What is this and will it go?
Several possible: There are several possible causes. You could have a rash from contacting something, such as plant material or metal, or irritation of the hair follicles, resulting in folliculitis. There could be a mild skin infection or bug bits. There could be changes in the blood chemistry causing these spots. A picture would help here, as would a little more history. Can't give an answer, just thoughts. ...Read more
The bottom of my legs (near my ankles) have been really sore and have had a burning pain lately, little red spots are appearing, what is this and will it go?
Hi I am 19 having swollen area around ankles and red spots on my left hand and ESR is 29 CRP is normal cn u please suggest what wrong and the precautions?
9-hour flight. Ankle was noticeably swollen. Looks much better after 2 days. Now thigh has bulging spot. Mild aching. No redness or warmth. Doctor?
Deep vein thrombosis: This definitely needs evaluation, because what you describe is consistent with a 'DVT' or deep vein thrombosis. Since you were sitting still for 9 hours, the blood in your legs wasn't circulating well- and that means you could have formed a clot in the leg that is swollen. A doctor can do a quick ultrasound to determine if that's true. Then, you may well need treatment depending on the findings. ...Read more
I got clusters of red spots 2 months ago after bad shave on leg. Some feel raised/dry. Fading v/slowly. Blood clots norm when cut. Petechaie?
Close shave!: Two months ago, your razor blade apparently cut too deeply into the skin and cut some of the tiny capillaries underneath. When these capillaries clotted, they left behind tiny scabs. Technically, petechiae result from capillaries that rupture and bleed under the skin, so they don't form scabs. But you're close! ...Read more
Hello, so I noticed 2 little red spots on my legs (1 is located on my left knee and one is located at the bottom part of my left leg), what is that?
Okay so on both my arms and my leg there are these kinda raised pinkish red spots and in the middle of the spots is this sickly yellowish white color?
13 month babys face an leg has red spots, doctors said allergy but they don't get well? On leg seems watery spots? Swallen point poin? What shoul I do?
See a dermatologist: It is difficult to make a proper diagnosis since I am not there to see the condition. I recommend seeing a dermatologist so that they can make a proper diagnosis and give you something to get rid of the condition or relieve symptoms. ...Read more
I have a red spots on the inside of my leg. The biggest is 2cm x 1cm and the next is 1x1 and then 2 smaller ones?
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