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What Causes Hot Spots On Legs
Seeking cause of intermittent hot spots on legs, no discoloration, lasts up to to 1-2 minutes, nothing exacerbates or relieves it, has MS but not DM.
Hot spots: These symptoms may be sensory nervous system disorders related to your MS. Your neurologist is best qualified to evaluate you for this and may be able to offer some treatment if he/she agrees that the cause may be the MS. ...Read more
What could cause hot spots? (usually on wrists, stomach, or legs) to happen? (hot 2me, not to touch)
I have a hot spot to me not to touch, on my inner thigh. Left side only. No redness or vein that I can see. Any idea what would cause that? 32yr femal
Hot spot on thigh: May be nerve. Is there a bump? May be ganglion cyst. Do you have DM? May be neuropathy Also. Could be cyst, early abscess, nerve compression (weight pelvic mass) Rarely could be early zoster (shingles) but lesions should come out in 1 week, or MS (usually numbness). F/U with doc/ urgent care ...Read more
Stasis dermatitis: This could be small drops f blood in skin. This can come from varicose veins. If however they are of recent onset they could represent a condition called vasculitis which is an allergic reaction to a drug, or possible underlying infection. Either way see a doctor for evaluation. It is difficult to remove the color of changes from varicose veins. ...Read more
I have noticed two shiny spots and a shiny narrow streak on my right leg about five centimeters what could be cause?
Several things: This problem mandates a real-time (face-to-face) meeting with a doctor. A history has to be taken along with a examination as well as labs and other tests. Only after all this will his doctor be in a position to tell him what's wrong and what needs to be done to help him. ...Read more
Must be seen: Your question cannot be evaluated without a photo or exam. ...Read more
I have brown frecklish spots on both my sides of my ankles. It looks like it is spreading up my legs. What could cause this?
Discolored ankles: It is common when there is vein dysfunction for staining of the skin to occur. This is caused by leakage of hemosiderin from pressure within the veins. ...Read more
Dr said the swelling in my leg is starting to cause problems. Have two red spots on my leg. Why does swelling cause problems with my leg.
Rash: Usually certain types rash can be bleeding disorder see primary care physician for evaluation ...Read more
Checkup: It means you should seek medical attention. ...Read more
Can mild crps cause hyper-pigmentation. I have darker spot on my leg that I have never had before. Will the spots go away?
I have a lower leg problem, but have had no injury, trauma, and surgery. What can cause a number of spots that is red around with blackish center?
Some possibilities..: Rashes are difficult to describe in words. A primary care doctor or a dermatologist can examine a red spots rash to see what it might be. Sometimes rashes are related to medications, but many times they are not. For unusual rashes, a skin biopsy may be done by a dermatologist. Other causes include viral infections, allergies and autoimmune reactions, chemical irritants, bug bites, etc... ...Read more
How can I safely & effectively fade the dark spots on my 2 year old legs, caused by mosquito bites?
Wait and avoid sun: Toddlers' skin has a remarkable ability to heal and to absorb substances. That means any bleaching substance or medication you use on the skin for what sounds like a cosmetic problem is more likely to cause harm than benefit. For now, I'd recommend keeping the skin well-moisturized and keeping the child out of the sun/applying regular sunscreen, since sun may cause more discoloration. ...Read more
There are black spot formated at the end of hair roots of leg. Black spots are seen on both whole leg. What is cause of this spot. Why it takes place?
Need a photo:
Black spots could be many things, including ingrown hairs, freckles, melanomas, and so on.
To evaluate black spots on your skin it would be very helpful to have a photo. You may wish to consult with a dermatologist by requesting a consult in HealthTap Concierge, where you can attach a photo and get a response from a dermatologist expert who looks at the picture. Good luck ...Read more
Depends: Most "vascular spots" are either spdier veins angiomas or hemosiderin deposits from venous insufficiency the first two can be treated with injections or laser the last is hard to treat and the goal is to prevent further extension Arterial disease can cause purple or bluish spots that are usually painful snd in the feet ...Read more
I have these red, puffy spots on knees legs and thighs that itch real bad and hurt and hot to touch.
Erythema nodosum: Ask your physician whether this is what you have, and if so how to pursue the workup. ...Read more
I suffer with bad knees and knee pain and now I have a purple patch on the back of my leg and I get hot spots allover my legs. Why and what is it?
I have dime sized red blotches on my legs but they don't itch, burn, nor flake. What are they? They cause me no pain at all, just ugly red spots?
Ugly red spots: If they are bilateral, it is possible that you have erythema nodosom. They may sometime appear as strep throat or a myriad of other diseases. Most helpful would have been a picture. In lieu of the picture check with your doctor he may want to determine what the cause is. ...Read more
See details: It is very impossible to be specific without being able to visualize the lesions. If you are concerned, see a dermatologist or your family doctor. ...Read more
Red swollen hot to touch spots on right leg, about 4 inches round, last for a few days then bruise before going away I am 20 years old, female.?
Infection?: Red hot swollen spots make me think of infection, perhaps abscess or folliculitis, or sebaceous cysts. Abscesses don't usually go away by themselves but rather need to be drained. Folliculitis might come & go but not usually 4" in diameter (that's huge!). Not common to have several sebaceous cysts in one area. Go see your family doc for evaluation, testing & treatment. Perhaps bleeding disorder? ...Read more
I have scars on my legs from last summer cause I used to pick my legs. They are now dark spots. How do I get rid of them without undergoing surgery?
I have old and new dark spots/scars on my legs caused by mosquito bites or scratches. Lotion doesn't work at old ones. What to do with fast results?
Mosq bites: Not any way to speed recovery that I am aware of. Ounce of prevention.... ...Read more
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