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Red rash on lower legs not itchy or swollen?

Red rash on lower legs not itchy or swollen?

See your doctor: A docto it r will need to see the rash to diagnose it a picture(seeing the rash) is worth a thousand words. !0 people can describe the rash 10 different ways. There can be many causes of a rash on the legs so see your doctor. ...Read more

Dr. Cornelia Franz
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Rash (Definition)

Most bumps and blotches on a newborn baby are harmless and clear up by themselves. By far the most common skin problem in infants is diaper rash. Diaper rash is an irritation of the skin caused by dampness, urine, or feces. Most babies who wear diapers will have some type of diaper rash. However, there are other skin disorders that can cause rashes. These are usually not serious unless ...Read more


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My lower legs have a swollen, red itchy rash...and blister like bumps. They become worse as the day progresses.

My lower legs have a swollen, red itchy rash...and blister like bumps.  They become worse as the day progresses.

This will require: evaluation by your physician or a dermatologist to provide accurate diagnosis and treatment recommendations. ...Read more

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My wife's feet and lower legs are quite swollen- why?

My wife's feet and lower legs are quite swollen- why?

High blood pressure: This may be due to high blood pressure or pregnancy. See your primary care doctor to have this further investigated. ...Read more

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Top doctors for swollen red lower legs? Little rock ar

Top doctors for swollen red lower legs? Little rock ar

Swollen legs: If this problem began in the last day or so, go to a clinic or an er today. If it has been present for days or weeks, it could be caused by problems ranging from heart failure to blood clots in your legs to complications of diabetes. Start by seeing an internal medicine specialist. You can ask for names from the arkansas medical society, then check their credentials online. ...Read more

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What would make both my lower legs very swollen & red & itchy ?

What would make both my lower legs very swollen & red & itchy ?

DVT or Phlebitis: This can be a very dangerous situation. If the redness and swelling includes your calves then you need to seek immediate emergency medical care. If the rash and sores are just in the front of the lower legs this could be phlebitis. In either case you need medical attention. If you are having any shortness of breath or chest pain you need to call 911. ...Read more

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Should i be concerned if my wife's feet and lower legs are severely swollen- why?

Should i be concerned if my wife's feet and lower legs are severely swollen- why?

Should i be concerne: You are not saying if she has a medical condition:with heart/kidney disease if you press on the skin you can see a dent, high blood pressure or blood sugar can cause fluid retention; if the swelling causes the tissue to be very hard, it could be lymphedema or venous insuficiency, rarely a blood clot. All of the above can be treated, please take her to the internist asap and have her evaluated. ...Read more

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Should i be concerned if my sugar count is over 177 and my lower legs are swollen, any ideas?

Should i be concerned if my sugar count is over 177 and my lower legs are swollen, any ideas?

Yes: A random blood sugar of 200 or more diagnoses diabetes. A 177 is at the very least pre-diabetes very close to full diagnosis. We know that there can be the known consequences [changes in the body] of diabetes even before diagnosis criteria satisfied. First and foremost is the be evaluated medically. ...Read more

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I have a male friend in his fifties. Both his lower legs are swollen hard and are turning black what could cause this and is it treatable ?

I have a male friend in his  fifties.  Both his lower legs are swollen hard and are turning black what could cause this and is it treatable ?

Hard to say: As this most commonly would be related to vascular issues, possibly arterial or venous or both. But his best bet is first see a doctor to better identify the cause, as it very well may not be related to anything previously mentioned, and to be able to better guide you/him, the actually cause of his symptoms are very important. Best of luck. ...Read more

Dr. John Chiu
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Skin Rash (Definition)

A skin rash is a symptom in which a person has changes on part or all of his skin, such as color changes, bumps, blisters, oozing, peeling, ...Read more