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Swollen Hot Legs
Foot feels hot & swollen pain in leg as well Have been told by docter that I may have plantar fascitis Is this related to that or something eles?
Something else: One would not have visible swelling with plantar fascitiis...unless you are just feeling swelling but it is not truly swollen....heat is not something that is commonly complained about with plantar fascitiis either... ...Read more
Staph for second time :: leg swollen, hot, extremely painful. No boils or obvious sores yet. Just blacked out on way to bathroom. No health insurance?
Go to ER: Immediately. You have a serious medical problem. You could lose your leg. ...Read more
Recurring fever with swollen and hot ankles, lower legs that appear arthritic. Increased k/l light chain and easy bruising. Need an expert on fmf?
I had a pain in my left leg earlier when I stood up now the bottom of my leg aches it's not swollen or hot or cold?
Sprain: Unfortunately this is a somewhat vague description but you may have pulled/sprained a muscle/ligament when you stood up. It would be reasonable to give it time and try and NSAID, and if symptoms persist or worsen after a few days then see a physician. ...Read more
My girlfriend woke up with a large area (2-3 inches wide) on her leg raised, swollen, hot to the touch and hard like a tensed muscle. What caused this?
Can a pulled muscle in the leg cause the leg to be swollen, very hard and red. It s not hot. So cd a pulled myscle cause this? .thks
Top of Left leg suddenly started aching, no other pains leg is not swollen or hot It's an ache that's hard to ignore?
Can't ignore pain: If it's getting worse, then don't ignore it. It's impossible to guess what it might be without some more information or an exam. Some things that come to mind are: inguinal hernia (often from lifting), strained muscle, deep vein blood clot (can happen after long car/plane ride), infection (should look red or feel hot). Try a heating pad or ibuprofen. If it doesn't improve, go see someone. ...Read more
Took hot bath and now legs feel swollen sensation when I bend them but they aren't swollen. Happens when I take really hot baths?
I have seen many dr. An ruled out all pain but hot red swollen crease of my leg an Libya. Been 2 years an I can't sit, stand, walk much. My muscles a?
VisualDX: Hi, it’s hard to say without a picture but there is a great app that may be able to help you get a diagnosis without being seen in person by a dermatologist. The app is called VisualDX and is one of the best, if not the best out there. Many clinicians, including myself, use it. Just snap a photo and it gives you a list of possible diagnoses. Good luck! ...Read more
Leg is swollen and red feels hot to the touch and there are little blisters over part of my calf?
I have a small painful lump on my upper leg that is swollen and hot to the touch. Started out as a small lump under skin. Size of half dollar now.
72 y/o woman, hx of cellulitis, prior leg injury, found small lump on her LL leg. Doesn't hurt to touch directly & leg doesn't seem hot or swollen.
I keep getting bit at night on legs. Ranges from small n itchy to large swollen hard hot itchy painful with pustule. What could it be? Help! Age 21
My lower legs &forearms feel hot &tight but are not swollen. This feeling lasts a day or so and reoccurs often.?
The last 3 weeks my legs n feet have bin hard n swollen painfull hot and IV had celilitous twice it came n then went. I'm on warfarin?
My father's leg became very red hot and swollen from the knee down and was hurting, Dr. Said he had been bitten by something, what could cause this?
My lower legs and forearms feel hot and tight, but do not appear to be swollen. I get this feeling often, at different times. It can last for a day.
This might be: Something like Restless Leg Syndrome but it typically would not involve the arms or a sensation of heat. This could be a symptom of peripheral neuropathy the causes of which are numerous: diabetes, B12 deficiency, alcohol overuse, toxins, etc. This could be a variation on fibromyalgia or even anxiety. Much more unlikely would be something like multiple sclerosis. Only a full evaluation could define ...Read more
I had a bad fall and grazed my leg last week, the graze is still weeping (yellow clear), it is hot and hurts to walk. My ankle is now swollen. Help! ?
11 year old swollen left leg just below knee. Lump has formed. Hot to touch. Pain. She is an active gymnasts.
I have been bitten on my leg, my leg has swollen and I now have a itchy and hot hand. Do I need to go to a hospital?
Both legs from knee down hurt and feel swollen they don't look swollen. Only thing that helps pain is hot bath. What's wrong?
Re-evaluate: At 29 having headaches, memory loss, and swollen painful legs relieved by hot bath sounds like you could have circulatory problems, possibly low blood pressure, and low body temperature. Look at life style: healthy food 6 times a day, plenty of movement like pretend jump roping, and stress management. Be sure vit d3 is normal at this time of year, iron, zinc and magnesium all could be needed. ...Read more
Red swollen hot to touch spots on right leg, about 4 inches round, last for a few days then bruise before going away I am 20 years old, female.?
Infection?: Red hot swollen spots make me think of infection, perhaps abscess or folliculitis, or sebaceous cysts. Abscesses don't usually go away by themselves but rather need to be drained. Folliculitis might come & go but not usually 4" in diameter (that's huge!). Not common to have several sebaceous cysts in one area. Go see your family doc for evaluation, testing & treatment. Perhaps bleeding disorder? ...Read more
Pain level is a 7 in my whole left leg & calf & behind the knee. Not red or swollen or hot. Do I need to go see my Dr or go to ER?
Go to ER!: Without more information and history it's impossible to know what is wrong. It's best to go to the ER in this situation. Wish you well. ...Read more
My dad is taking Coumadin (warfarin) and both his legs are swollen and hot and painful to touch and he has a long red line going down one leg.?
Thrombophlebitis: Superficial thrombophlebitis is inflammation of a vein just under the skin, usually in the leg. A small blood clot also commonly forms in the vein, but is usually not serious. The condition usually settles and goes within 2-6 weeks. Treatments can ease pain or discomfort. Superficial thrombophlebitis is different to, and much less serious than, deep vein thrombosis. Still must be evaluated. ...Read more
I was out side and felt as if I got stung by a bee. When I looked at my leg their was a large bump on my varicose vein. Leg was swollen and hot.?
Phlebitis: Superficial phlebitis is not uncommon specially if you have varicose veins, you need to have an ultrasound and if the process does not extend into the upper thigh the treatment is aspirin, antiinflammatories and compression. Once recovered you need to see a phlebologist for therapy of varicose veins to prevent recurrence. ...Read more
If the weather is little bit hot, I feel my hands and legs are swollen and I feel pain in them, I also sometimes feel itching in my body?
I got stung by a bee 2 days and my leg is extremly swollen, red, hot, hard, and EXTREMELY SORE AND PAINFUL. The red area is the size of my palm?
Cellulitis: Symptoms of pain, redness, swelling, and warmth suggest a skin infection called cellulitis. Cellulitis can occur from any trauma to the skin, including from bites and stings. Because of the increasing incidence of resistant bacteria, evaluation and treatment by a physician is required. Untreated cellulitis can lead to abscess and/or sepsis (blood infection). ...Read more