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What Causes You Skin On Your Leg To Be Very Sensitive
Sensitive leg skin: The skin can be sensitive if there is an irritant dermatitis to some exogenous chemical. This could be a soap, laundry detergent, moisturizer or skin eczema. There can be underlying varicose veins or pinched nerves in the spine that make the skin sensitive. If there is a rash overylying the irritation, the rash could be a result of the irritation or a cause. See a dermatologist for the diagnosis. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
The skin on my upper arms and one of my legs is sensitive to the touch, like when you have a fever, however I'm not running a fever. What causes that?
Dysesthesia: This uncomfortable sensation from merely touching normal appearing skin is seen in diabetics and nerve disorders like neuropathy and multiple sclerosis. It doesn't appear that you have any of the signs or symptoms of those conditions but for further evaluation see a neurologist if symptoms persist or worsen. ...Read more
Eval: This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/causes. Once accurately assessed a treatment plan can be developed. ...Read more
Not sure: Where to find out what you have you need to see a dermatologist. Within this venue a diagnosis cannot be made. ...Read more
Mottled skin : It may be cutis marmorata . A non serious condition characterized by purple and white blotch legs. There are not itchy or painful. A doctor should evaluate to make sure there is no underlying circulation issues. ...Read more
Red patch of skin on my lower leg. Doesn't hurt, doesn't itch, it is just there. What could cause this?
Could be anything: A red patch could be anything. The presence or absence of itch is not a helpful characteristic. Since it is new, and persistant yould should see your doctor to get it looked at, as well as look for other areas where it may be present so it can be properly chategorized. ...Read more
My skin on leg is sensitive to the touch what could that be? No rash or marks just very sensitive and hurts to touch
6 months I have had this rash on my leg its very itch and now my skin has turn colors I made appt. To get look at what would cause this?
Regional rash: Consider an insect bite, trauma to that area, medication reaction, contact dermatitis (poison ivy, change in detergent), local infection becoming systemic (red lines up your leg, fever, or malaise - washed out feelings - could suggest) or an autoimmune illness. A clot could also be responsible. You may want to get in early even though it has been 6 months. ...Read more
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