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Fell on ice hurt lower back. year later fell down stairs hurt same area. could this be cause of leg weak, feet inflammed and red after walking??

Fell on ice hurt lower back. year later fell down stairs hurt same area. could this be cause of leg weak, feet inflammed and red after walking??

Maybe - need more in: We would need to have a lot more information. The foot problem may not be related to the fall but you need to see your physician, get an evalaution. This can be a vascular problem in the legs. Did the fall cause weakness? Is there neurological injury? This is what we need to knw. ...Read more

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What can cause swelling, redness and pain in one leg?

What can cause swelling, redness and pain in one leg?

Possible blood clot: My main worry with those symptoms would be a blood clot in the leg veins called a deep venous thrombosis (dvt). Causes can be long trips/immobility, recent surgery and inherited conditions.These can be life-threatening so need attention. Infections such as cellulitis can also cause those symptoms, as can gout (not always the toe), a baker's cyst behind the knee, and other things.Maybe need checked. ...Read more

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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. ?

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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Help docs! i'm trying to find out what causes redness in legs of elderly person?

Help docs! i'm trying to find out what causes redness in legs of elderly person?

Stasis: Common cause may be stasis dermatitis brought on by weak veins in the legs. Fluid builds up in legs and cause inflammation and redness. This may respond to cortisone creams and compression hose. Other causes may include a skin infection(cellulitis)- best to be checked by your doctor. ...Read more

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Is overweigth for 50 lbs can cause leg swelling or enlarge leg w/o pain and redness just little big cmpare to left leg after i was cured of cillulitis?

Maybe: I'm going to guess what you are trying to ask here, b/c your question is all over the place. Weight gain can lead to leg swelling, though one would expect both legs to swell. If you had cellulitis in a leg, it can lead to a long standing swelling problem. Consider use of medical compression hose, 20-30mm hg. Knee high should work. ...Read more

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What causes swollen ankles or redness around the lower legs?

What causes swollen ankles or redness around the lower legs?

Several things: Could be from too much salt intake. Could be from improper working valves in the veins that allow fluic to leak backwards into the legs. ...Read more

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What could cause painful skin on my leg above my knee? No redness just painful even for a blanket to touch. Same pain was on top right foot 2 weeks ago.

What could cause painful skin on my leg above my knee? No redness just painful even for a blanket to touch. Same pain was on top right foot 2 weeks ago.

Nerve pain: What you are describing is a type of nerve pain. It would be good to know what other symptoms you are presenting. Depending on the distribution of pain and how it all started we could tell if this is coming from your spine, if this is related to shingles, among other issues. ...Read more

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Had intramuscular injections in buttock on fri. Pain is radiating down leg. Never had this problem before. No redness. Hard to walk.

Had intramuscular injections in buttock on fri. Pain is radiating down leg. Never had this problem before. No redness. Hard to walk.

Shot in butt: Well this is interesting - firstly if the shot was done right then we have to assume its due to swelling and perhaps some bleeding putting pressure on nerve. If the injection was not done right then it may indicate damage to the sciatic nerve. I would give the person who did the injection a call. ...Read more

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Leg pain in lower left leg only hurts when sitting down doesn't hurt walking no redness or swelling started sunday when got out of the car?

Leg pain in lower left leg only hurts when sitting down doesn't hurt walking no redness or swelling started sunday when got out of the car?

JUICE AND BANANA : Is it a muscle cramps or joint pain? Depend where the pain was, was it in the calf or in joint knee or ankle. Make sure you stay hydrated eat banana and drink orange juice take Motrin for the joint pain if no improvement see your pcp. ...Read more

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Pain shooting down my leg after an IM injection of testosterone. No redness or swelling at injection site. What do I do?

Pain shooting down my leg after an IM injection of testosterone. No redness or swelling at injection site. What do I do?

Leg pain: You list yourself as female. Why are you taking testosterone? I am sorry you have breast cancer and hope it is well taken care of. I cannot think of an indication for testosterone in your case. ...Read more

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Lower leg under calf hurts when sitting or layng down not when walking no redness or swelling been going on for 4 days now?

Leg pain: Pain in the leg can have many different causes including disorders affecting the nerve, soft tissue, bones and blood vessels. Pulses need to be checked and evaluated by a physician to start, and if the blood vessels look fine, then can think about musculoskeletal cause and treatment options. ...Read more