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What causes a warm spot on calf of leg. I have been checked for blood clots...None?

What causes a warm spot on calf of leg. I have been checked for blood clots...None?

Superficial: Could be either early infection called cellulitis or superficial phlebitis. Frequently comes from local trauma.The first requires antibiotics the second heat elevation and Aspirin three times daily. ...Read more

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I just noticed a patch of red, very slightly raised on my 4 1/2 month old's leg. she has no fever, but the spot itself feels warmer than the rest.

I just noticed a patch of red, very slightly raised on my 4 1/2 month old's leg. she has no fever, but the spot itself feels warmer than the rest.

Have it checked. : The fact that the red patch just appeared and feels warmer suggests the beginning of an infection or a bite that may have occurred there. U may want to observe it for 12-24 hours if the baby is otherwise fine and feeding well with no fever. If the redness becomes larger and painful or the baby appears ill u shod see doctor right away. ...Read more

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I just had a csection and have a bump in my leg crease with occasional pain. Any idea what this is? I have no warm spots or swelling.

I just had a csection and have a bump in my leg crease with occasional pain. Any idea what this is? I have no warm spots or swelling.

Lymph node swelling?: Are you referring to your groin area when you say leg crease? If so, this could be a sign of an infection from the c section. I would have your doctor check your white blood cell count. If you order a consult I can talk to you more about this. ...Read more

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Is it normal to get warm spots on my extremities? Sometimes my arms feel like they are on fire & other times my legs. What causes this?

Is it normal to get warm spots on my extremities? Sometimes my arms feel like they are on fire & other times my legs. What causes this?

Consider neuropathy: Certainly one explanation includes small fiber neuropathy, which could involve all four extremities. Have your doctor evaluate, examine, and uncover causation. ...Read more

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Warm/burning spots in legs & thighs but since yesterday & when lying down it feels like my head & neck is cold & i feel dizzy, could that be blood clot?

Warm/burning spots in legs & thighs but since yesterday & when lying down it feels like my head & neck is cold & i feel dizzy, could that be blood clot?

Not likely: Your symptoms don't sound like a blood clot but it's very hard to know without an exam. They do sound concerning and i would recommend following with your doctor. If you are acutely short of breath then go to the emergency room now. ...Read more