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What Are Red Lines On My Legs
Many things: the list is long but redness, tenderness, effected area warmer than rest of your body, swollen: these all can indicate infection whether it be just under the skin or deeper or phlebitis to even a blood clot in underlying tissue. I would definitely have it examined. I would not just take some antibiotics that r laying around the house. Go to urgent care ...Read more
Many possibilities: There could be inflammation, infection , irritation, clot in the veins or combination of reasons causing your friend's condition. Have him examined by a dr, perhaps he may need a short course of antibiotics or some sonogram, to be sure there's no clot in the legs. God bless him! ...Read more
I cut myself shaving my leg and its really red- how long does it take for redness to go away- this was a week ago?
May be infected: If yu have an open wound that is getting more painful, with spreading redness, increasing skin temp, or drainage from the skin you may have an infection. Red streaks from the area or symptoms like pain behind the knee or at the groin area indicate spreading infection, and progressive symptoms like fever, nausea or abdominal painty indicate blood poisoning. See a doctor right away to be evaluated. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Sudden localized area right leg pain started two nights ago. No pain improvement and now redness over it. Is this bad?
Is it normal to have one leg .25 in bigger than the other? No redness, swelling or warmth. Just noticed left leg .25 in bigger
Puncture in leg when squeezed white comes out redness around perimeter at first itched now a red dot in middle with swelling around the hole?
About 4-5 times a day I get this warm sensation going down the left outer calf of my leg, I have no pain no redness and no warmth to the touch. ?
Severl possibilities: Exist and thus you should be seen first by your primary care MD.Then they can evaluate for referred pain from GI or Gyn sources. additional Ortho possibilities include: Iliotibial band syndrome,hip issues or muscle strain vs muscle spasm vs sciatica.Since the treatment differs but most involve a trial of physical therapy and/or antiinflammatories,we need to be sure of the diagnosis.Keep me updated ...Read more
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