Swollen leg, red knees and hot?

Time to see the doc. Inflamed knees strongly suggests a systemic arthritis. One red swollen knee would be more likely an infection or injury, The swollen leg would make more sense if it were both legs. Either mechanism require a doc's examination.

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2cm ulcer on middle, front lower leg. Swollen leg, red around wound. Does heal! Looks like venous ulcer. But gp says ezcema. And he knows best right?

Leg ulcer. It would be a good idea to get a second opinion about this problem. You should have a check up and be sure you do not have another illness e.g. Diabetes. Read more...
See vein specialist. Leg ulcers are often caused by chronic venous insufficiency which is a problem that causes to much pressure to be in the veins near the skin. A venous specialist can diagnose and treat this condition. Our cure rate with venous ulcers is 97%. If it is infected I would recommend seeing a physician ASAP as these infections can progress quickly due to poor circulation. Read more...

Is it normal to have a swollen leg after spraining my knee?

I would make. Sure you do not have a clot in your calf, if there is swelling in the leg. This should be reported to your md immediately. Read more...

Hubby came home from work with a swollen leg from his ankle, to his knee, warm to the touch, and discolored. Ideas? He has no bug bites. Is overweight

See doctor. Have it evaluated right away, assuming no trauma, he is either suffering from a clot to the leg or an infection called cellulitis. Either way he needs prompt attention. Read more...
Might be blood clot. Uneven (l-to-r) swelling of an extremity with warmth & tenderness is very suspicious for a dvt. Should see your primary dr or go to er for evaluation so can begin treatment. Read more...
Swollen leg. The most likely diagnosis of cellulitis, and should be rapidly evaluated either at an urgent care Center, or emergency room. Often fungus from the toes can stimulate the cellulitis. Read more...

I've got a swollen leg with a painful calf from back off knee. Calf is starting too bulge. Am taking Naprosyn (naproxen) ec 500 mg with Furosemide 20 mg?

May be a big problem. There are different possible causes for this. A blood clot in the deep vein needs treatment right away. So does a problem with the blood supply to the lower leg and foot. An infection or injury to the muscles can also cause it and needs treatment also. Go to the nearest ER tonight to start the evaluation and begin appropriate treatment if necessary. Read more...

My father's leg became very red hot and swollen from the knee down and was hurting, Dr. Said he had been bitten by something, what could cause this?

Cellulitis. If leg is red warm and swollen, this could be sign of bacterial infection called Cellulitis. Rarely, this can be serious (flesh eating bacteria). Antibiotic is warranted if cellulitis. Need to consider Deep Vein Thrombosis especially if leg edema and calf tenderness. Read more...
Can be from. an insect sting but also cellulitis or an allergic reaction, Call the doctor if you have questions or if getting worse have him seen by the doctor asap. Read more...

Swollen red hot bumps on knee, seems to be spreading out. Hurts when I extend my knee or wear jeans? What is this

Swollen knee bumps. Swollen red hot skin bumps can mean infection of the skin such as folliculitis or abscesses, particularly if they are spreading. Other types of inflammation can cause this, such as inflammation of the fat underneath the skin (panniculitis). This needs to be seen by a doctor as soon as possible. Read more...