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What Causes Hot Spots On Legs
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
Checkup: It means you should seek medical attention. ...Read more
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
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
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 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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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