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Vascular Rashes On Legs
ABNORMAL ART OR VEIN: A vascular malformation usually called avm (arterial venous malformation) is usually do to a congenital or traumatic abnormal connection between an artery and a vein. It can also involve lymphatic channels. Pain is caused by nerve irritation as it enlargers or due to asymmetry that occurs as it grows. There are many treatments for avm's including sclerotherapy, embolization and surgery. ...Read more
Not really: As vascular disease progresses the muscles first then nerves of the leg create symptoms. Initially vascular insufficiency causes leg fatigue and cramps in the calves and thigh muscles. Nerve pain from insufficiency is worse at night and can be so intense it drives patients to seek help. Stiffness may be from something else. Ok to check with your doc. Simple vascular ultrasound will make diagnosis. ...Read more
Depends on surgery: It really depends on type of surgery and the technique used. Endo techniques typically have a much shorter recovery time. Open techniques recovery dependent on how many incisions and what procedure. It also depends on what type of shape the patient is to begin with. Older, frail patients may have a much longer recovery time. ...Read more
Always neurological: Numbness is always due to injury or disease of nervous system and never from blood vessels directly. Only if blood supply to the nervous system is blocked and this damages the central or peripheral nervous system, can blood vessels indirectly cause numbness. ...Read more
Need to be seen: Any rash that is widespread or increasing, especially if there is also joint pain or swelling, needs to be evaluated by a provider to rule out dangerous conditions. Good luck! ...Read more
Crossing legs for a while causing numbness, is it due to ischemia to the nerve? Or to the vascular structures that cause numbness?
Peroneal: The peroneal nerve gets compressed at the lateral fibular area, and in part the small vessels, vasa nervorum get compressed, with some mild localized and reversible ischemia, but also transient axonal transport cut-off with less distal nutrient delivery. But the nerves cause the numbness, not the blood vessels. ...Read more
I have red rashes on my leg. I feel like it's increasing. But I am not sure if it's bed bugs or somethings else. I don't have rashes anywhere else.
Please set up an appointment to see a skin specialist.
Hope all goes well - please keep me posted. ...Read more
Greetings I often get this flea infection get some rashes around my thigh or leg I use a ointment get relief but it appears any permanent solution?
Avoid fleas: The question is a little hard to understand, but seems as though if you get flea bites, you get an infection. Obviously avoiding the causing agent (or bug in this case) is the permanent solution. Using some kind of flea repellent, treating rugs, clothes and having pets flea free are all components of making this happen. ...Read more
Since August I developed a few eczema looking rashes, mostly on my leg. I also developed within this time, on my leg, a few cysts. What's causing them?
Dermatologist: Your best bet is to see a dermatologist for diagnosis and treatment. Your description of the rash and cyst like lesions are nondiagnostic without inspecting them. ...Read more
Vascular Consult: You would need a formal consult with a vascular specialist to answer this question. Seek out a board-certified vascular surgeon to evaluate your leg with an exam ; possibly an ultrasound or segmental pressure study. He would question you about your specific symptoms and base your workup based on your history and examination. Your options could then be discussed with you based on this. ...Read more
Lots of rash causes:
your question is pretty broad. It would be helpful to know if the rash begins in the groin or is midway down inner thighs. It is also helpful to know if the rash is warm and tender. The most common causes of a rash where skin might rub against itself is irritation. For an accurate diagnosis and treatment plan please see a general practitioner or dermatologist. ...Read more
I have bite mark rashes on my legs, they've been there for two months. Can you help me identify them?
I injured my deep posterior compartment of the leg but rather than pain it felt like vascular clay fixation why is this?
Exam: You need to be examined by physician to get the right answer. ...Read more
I've rashes especially on butt n my legs since a year ago. I've applied different medicine since then but none works. What could this be?
Groin Rash: The area between the buttocks and the upper inner thighs, is warm and prone to friction rubbing. It is a common place for a fungal infection, called dermatophytes, and also yeast infections. Other kinds of rashes can also affect these areas, like psoriasis, and dermatitis. A year is a long time, and so it may be best to see a skin doctor, who can make the diagnosis and prescribe the right medicines. ...Read more
Hello I hv cellulitics on left leg. All rashes has been gone but swelling... swelling is till there & it almost one month m suffering from it.?
Chronic lymphedema: Your lymphatic system that drains fluids from various body parts was likely inflamed during the cellulitis. The resulting leg swelling can take months to years to forever to completely resolve. Use compression hose, elevate leg as much as possible above level of heart and consider use of a compression machine or massage to reduce the fluid burden. Consult with a vascular surgeon may be helpful. ...Read more
Depends on procedure: Recovery after any surgical procedure is variable in duration and difficulty. The biggest factors that affect recovery are the procedure itself, your overall health and physical condition, your nutritional status. Some vascular surgery leg procedures are done in an outpatient setting with recovery expected to be less than a week. Some require hospital stay and rehab for recovery. ...Read more
Summer's rash: Rash after swimming in a pool can be due to a reaction to chlorine in the pool or from bacteria if there is not enough chlorine in the pool water. Bathe carefully to remove chlorine from your skin and hair and take antihistamines like benadryl (causes drowsiness) or claritin. If you're not sure whether too much or too little chlorine was the problem, get help from your physician or a dermatologist ...Read more
Various things: I would recommend seeing your doctor for this. ...Read more
Here are some. ..: If what you concerned is truly heat rash, it should go away in 3-5 days after giving the affected area a good clean & dry environment with regular care + adequate ventilation. But, oftentimes, the rashes in the areas you described may have skin yeast infection, for which applying antifungal - steroid cream lightly once or twice daily will help quickly in 2-3 days. For detail or in doubt, see Doc. ...Read more
Nummular eczema is an allergy-related disorder in which itchy, coin-shaped spots or patches appear on the skin.
Causes, incidence, and risk factors
the cause of nummular eczema is unknown, but there usually is a personal or family history of:
other possibilities are fungal inections and psoriasis. ...Read more
I've had some leopard print like rashes come up on the back of my legs and seem to be spreading, what could it be?
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I got mosquito bites thursday, a few rashes popped on my leg with mosqeto bites around it. How can I get rid of it?
Hydrocortisone: Your dermatologist can give you meds for this problem which work faster. ...Read more