I woke up with a bump on my leg a little below the mid calf area a couple days ago when I first noticed I didn t see any sign of bruising around the area the next day I had a dark blue bruise over the bump and 2 little scabs somewhat close together that look irritated around the scabs and looks like something may have bit me but when I researched different bug bites I couldn t find any that matched the way the bump looks. I didn t injure myself on anything that I can recall. The skin isn t warm or swollen around the area but I was wondering if it could still possibly be a blood clot or some kind of bug bite. Or if you had some insight into what may have caused it
hi! My son is 8 yrs old and has had a throat infection recently. he took antibiotics. the infection is gone but his legs start shivering every evening. The blood tests show nothing wrong. What could be the reason?? He keeps saying he is feeling weak.
I had a car accident where my leg was wedged between my car and another. It compressed my leg hard but did not break bones nor cut through the skin. However, my entire leg from the knew down, calf, ankle and big toe (top and bottom) swelled and are black and blue and I feel areas of hardness in my calf. The blood seems to be deeper below the skin and not risen to the exterior skin layers. Although there are signs of black n blue coming to the surface, it has not in its truest form yet. My ankle and calf on my right leg is noticeably swollen to my left leg (which is normal and did not incur injury). It does not hurt really now 6-7 days later, but there is soreness. I am concerned about the blood pooling in my feet and ankles which I can see and this is dark red. There is a slight blue color I see throughout my calf from the knee down. I have iced my leg in the beginning but have conflicting advice as to what I should do (ice/heat) so I have stopped all therapies in fear of blood clots. I do elevate it at night when I come home from work but I am sitting/walking throughout the day at work and at night is when it is swelling the most. By morning, it recedes a bit but swells again throughout the day. I am unable to wear closed toe shoes at this time because of the swelling/discomfort. I also feel a little numb around my knee area. The weight of compression, being wedged between 2 car doors, on my leg from the knee down has certainly done some damage. I did think that I broke my big toe because it was so swelled in the beginning, but now I don t believe this to be true. What therapy should I do and what is wrong with me? Again, I am afraid of blood clots because of the large area of discoloration. Please advise.