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What Is The Medical Reason Why I Have Gotten Welts On My Legs
Welts: What do you mean by welts? Are there raised itchy bumps that come and go over an hour or so? Then you probably have hives which is an allergic reaction. If you have raised painful bumps that stay for days it could be erythema nodosum which has a variety of causes such as infections and sarcoidosis. ...Read more
Welts is another description of hive or swelling in the skin. They are pink, raised and with a vague border. The term welts is used more often for larger pinkish swelling in the skin, whereas , hives are often smaller pinkish swellings. Both are caused by histamine release in the skin which usually ...Read more
Black bruise on inner thigh just appeared no reason leg hurts real bad and swollen with extreme foot pain?
What could it be after falling down stairs, bruise bigger then my palm chest pain leg pain difficult walking blacking out falling for no reason?
See a physician: Hi! if you are fainting and have already fallen down stairs, you should see a physician for a complete evaluation. This is not normal and should not be minimized. ...Read more
Bruise on leg for no reason.I have nf 1. Noticed tht I have a bruised on left thigh its red. No pain. But feels like I have a nf cyst under skin where?
Bone fragility: Plexiform wneurofibromas are present in nearly 25% of patients with nf1. Sometimes hemorrhage can occur after minimal trauma into plexiform neurofibromas. Neurofibromatosis can also affect bones with dysplasia of bone and the periosteal lining.. With trivial trauma periosteum can separate from bone with subperiosteal hematoma. Consult your physician to see if further workup with imaging is needed. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
A medium size bruise appeared on my foot by my ankle. It doesn't hurt and the only reason I noticed it is because I looked down and thought it was dirt or something like that and tried to wipe it off.
"Bruise": Relax! If what you report is correct you need not worry about your foot and ankle. If you are still concerned please see your doctor! ...Read more
For the past few months I've noticed when kneeling on floor my right knee will already be sore and have a bruise, without a reason any known issues of?
Bursitis: Prepatella bursitis(housemaid' s knee) is a common cause of this type of discomfort. NSAIDS like ibuprofen,if you can take them, reduce the inflammation. An orthopedic surgeon is best to evaluate,diagnose and treat you if symptoms persist. Wear or use padding over your knee if you must kneel on it. ...Read more
Vague: It is hard to say without a thorough history and exam. It could even be caused by your bedding, if there is something in the pillows or blanket that is creating some type of allergic reaction. It could be a circulation or a nerve issue that is triggered when you lay down. Should see a dr. ...Read more
Sudden short lived bruise like feeling pains down both legs but no actual discoleration or bruises should I seek medical attention anyway? What is it?
Cannot diagnose: This is so non-specific that there is no way in which to tell from what you have written. If this keeps up, see a doctor. ...Read more
I uploaded a pic of a massive bruise on my elbow yet didn't hit it & it doesn't hurt. Any medical reason why this would occur?
Many causes: It still may be related to relatively innocuous trauma to your elbow(like just leaning on it) though it is a bit atypical. But if there is a problem with your platelets, clotting proteins or blood vessel strength, you can readily have easy bruising. If this doesn't resolve or you develop more bruises consider reviewing this issue with your doctor. Best of luck. ...Read more