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What causes feelings of hot spots in your leg?

What causes feelings of hot spots in your leg?

Diabetes?: Often diabetes can cause neuropathic symptoms.Have this checked first. ...Read more

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What could cause hot spots? (usually on wrists, stomach, or legs) to happen? (hot 2me, not to touch)

What could cause hot spots? (usually on wrists, stomach, or legs) to happen? (hot 2me, not to touch)

Hot spots: This is very unusual. If the hot spots are symmetrical then perhaps you are having some type of peripheral neuritis. If this continues it is best if you see your physician for an examination to determine the cause. ...Read more

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Managing Restless Leg Syndrome (Checklist)

See a vein specialist
Once
Wear support stockings
Daily
Check cholesterol medications
Once
Exercise
30 Min, Daily, forever
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What does it mean when I feel hot spots on my leg?

What does it mean when I feel hot spots on my leg?

Checkup: It means you should seek medical attention. ...Read more

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I have some light green spots on my leg. What could be the cause?

I have some light green spots on my leg. What could be the cause?

See a dermatologist: Light green spots can be caused by an opportunistic bacteria in the pseudomonas family. Wash the area and apply diluted vinegar. Pseudomonas does not like an acidic environment. If this doesn't work, see a doctor. ...Read more

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Managing Restless Leg Syndrome (Checklist)

Have your iron level checked
Once
Take medication as prescribed
Once
Reduce caffeine intake
Once
Quit smoking
Once
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I have noticed two shiny spots and a shiny narrow streak on my right leg about five centimeters what could be cause?

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

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What are possible causes of redish brown freckles like spots on my lower leg and ankles?

What are possible causes of redish brown freckles like spots on my lower leg and ankles?

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

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Managing Restless Leg Syndrome (Checklist)

Take a hot bath
once every night
Exercise
daily
Massage
weekly
Avoid caffeine
daily
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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?

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

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