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Why Are My Legs So Itchy
I wake up in the middle of the night and my legs are so itchy i can't stop scratching. What do I do and why are my legs so itchy?
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
Why are my lower legs so swollen & red & itchy for the last week or two? I keep putting them up on pillows, but it wont go away.
There are two dots on My leg that are parallel from eachother and it's super itchy. The dots are super small like a half millimeter ?
Small itchy bumps: Are they vertically parallel or horizontally. If horizontally consider eczema, bed bugs, poison oak/ivy depending on location .usually consider antihistamines and or steroid creams or oral steroids ,if they get red/tender may need antibiotics . if vertical also consider scabies and may need elmite as well. ...Read more
Lesion: Unfortunately, over the computer, there is no way to properly diagnose skin lesions. For the best answer and diagnosis, you should see the dr. and have a physical exam. Healthtap Prime, with a video consult, and good camera resolution may help you get a diagnosis, but a face to face examination is always best. Good luck. ...Read more
I have a small cut on my leg that has not healed for months. It becomes very itchy. I keep it clean and put medicine. What could it be?
What medicine?: It sounds like you may be putting the wrong medicine on it. Where it is? How did it happen? What are you cleaning it with, putting on it, and covering it with? Let us know the details and re-ask the question. ...Read more
For manu months I have had a small patch of itchy skin my leg. It never gets worse but never goes away or spread s?
Eczema: Could be a condition called eczema. If it bleeds after you scratch it could be psoriasis especially if you notice white scaly skin. Try over the counter cortisone cream to see it helps. If not, you might need to sees dermatologist to get the correct diagnosis and proper treatment setup. ...Read more
Get it evaluated: The possibilities are numerous and there is no way to diagnose without being able to see the lesion. See a dermatologist. ...Read more
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