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What are the symptoms of fleabitis my mothers ankles is red and swollen and hot to the touch...She also has some redness on her upper thigh

What are the symptoms of fleabitis my mothers ankles is red and swollen and hot to the touch...She also has some redness on her upper thigh

Symptoms : Symptoms from flea bites include small red bumps with a red halo around a small hole. This leads to significant itching. Thrombophlebitis symptoms can include pain in the body area where a blood clot has developed in a vein. The vein is tender and warm. There can also be redness and swelling of the part of the body effected. Wasn't exactly sure what you were dealing with, so included info on both. ...Read more

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Was kneed in the upper thigh. It is painful and swollen. What should be done to ease the pain and should I seek medical attention?

Was kneed in the upper thigh. It is painful and swollen. What should be done to ease the pain and should I seek medical attention?

see details: Apply ice to the area. An ace bandage wrap may also help. The pain should over a few days. If it persists, have a doctor take a look. ...Read more

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I have swollen veins on the right upper thigh could you tell me what could cause this?

I have swollen veins on the right upper thigh could you tell me what could cause this?

Swollen veins: can be due to decreased circulation most commonly. It can happen incidentally after pregnancy, weight gain or even decreased activity. Some patients are more susceptible to getting them genetically than others. If you are concerned or in pain you should have an exam done! ...Read more

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What does it mean when you have two swollen red bumps on your upper thigh? Could it be an insect or spider bite?

What does it mean when you have two swollen red bumps on your upper thigh? Could it be an insect or spider bite?

Likely.: Have 2 random red bumps on a leg could easily indicate something as common a bug bite. If it is tender or starting to extend the red discoloration beyond where it is currently, you may want to see a doctor to consider possibly infection post bite. Otherwise, if it is simply itchy and inflamed, use a topical Hydrocortisone over-the-counter product. ...Read more

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My 2 month old received her vaccines on thursday. Its now saturday and her upper thigh is swollen and bigger than her other leg. Is this normal?

My 2 month old received her vaccines on thursday. Its now saturday and her upper thigh is swollen and bigger than her other leg. Is this normal?

Vaccine reaction: 6-10% of children get that sort of reaction within 4-48 hours after an immunization shot. Can usel a cold compress or appropriate dose of ibuprofen. It will pass in the next few days. ...Read more

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I have pain from my right ankle till the upper thigh region up to the waist and also in the right testicle(it has swollen) i underwent scan for testic?

I have pain from my right ankle till the upper thigh region up to the waist and also in the right testicle(it has swollen) i underwent scan for testic?

Could be a problem: This type of pain usually coomes from the back and goes down-- in your case, you have eithere some type of infection, std, or cancer-- you must get this checked out-- call your physician. ...Read more

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I have a large painful lump on my upper thigh under the skin. It is red, swollen and very painful, especially when walking or sitting. What isit?

I have a large painful lump on my upper thigh under the skin. It is red, swollen and very painful, especially when walking or sitting. What isit?

Infection> see Dr!!: Your description is concerning and suggests a bacterial infection and abscess(collection of pus). It could be from an infected sebaceous cyst or other cause. You should see a physician today to confirm infection and drain any abscess if present. ...Read more

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My left leg behind the knee is swollen. From behind the same leg upper thigh to about 4/5 in. This leg is in severe pain. I can't put presure .Or lift.

My left leg behind the knee is swollen. From behind the same leg upper thigh to about 4/5 in. This leg is in severe pain. I can't put presure .Or lift.

Need to be seen imme: This could be many things but the most severious possibility is a blood clot in a leg vein which potentially is life threatening if it breaks off and goes to lungs. Also possible is swelling due to arthritis in knee with a baker's cyst. See your internist right away. ...Read more

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I have painful lymph nodes under my arms and right side of my abd & down inner upper thigh & under belly button. Not swollen.Petscan (-). What is it?

I have painful lymph nodes under my arms and right side of my abd & down inner upper thigh & under belly button.  Not swollen.Petscan (-). What is it?

Good question: Are we sure the problem is lymph node? Most lymphomas would be "hot" on pet. An infection could be low grade positive too. Not swollen? Is there anything to biopsy? ...Read more

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My husband has a large baseball sized lump on his right inner upper thigh that appeared 7 years ago no negative symptoms what can it be?

My husband has a large baseball sized lump on his right inner upper thigh that appeared 7 years ago no negative symptoms what can it be?

Do not ignore: Baseball sized lump is not normal. Could be slow growing benign or less likely malignant tumor. A lot of definition of mass depends on firmness, movability, discoloration, tenderness etc. Certainly a doctor should be consulted for examination and possible testing by imaging and biopsy. ...Read more

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Symptoms include upper buttocks, groin, upper thigh pain. What's this sound like?

Hip or back pain: Hip joints will commonly cause groin and anterior (front) thigh pain. The low back will commonly cause buttock and posterior (back) thigh pain but can also "refer" pain to the groin, especially the lower disc segments. ...Read more