Lower Leg

Shin Lump Symptoms, Causes & Common Questions
A benign, or harmless, lump on the shin may be caused by underlying skin conditions like cysts, warts, or abscess Other causes for lumps on the shin bone include trauma from an injury, or abnormal cell growth that can be non cancerous like lipoma. Learn more below about shin lump causes, related symptoms, and treatment options.

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Lower Leg Redness Symptoms, Causes & Common Questions
The most common causes of what looks like a rash or red dots on the lower legs are either immune-mediated inflammation like eczema or psoriasis, or a skin infection like cellulitis. Other causes of red blotches on the lower legs can arise from an allergic reaction to certain foods or contact with poisonous plants. Read below for more information on on other causes, related symptoms like swollen ankles or scaly skin on lower legs, and treatment options.

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Rash on One Lower Leg Symptoms, Causes & Common Questions
A skin rash on one lower leg can appear red, blotchy, or have a dry and scaly texture. Most rashes on the lower leg are caused by dermatitis, eczema, or an allergic reaction which will look like red, itchy bumps on the leg. Read below for more information on lower leg rashes and treatment options.

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Tingling Lower Leg Symptoms, Causes & Common Questions
Tingling in the lower leg can also have the feeling of numbness or a burning sensation in the lower leg. Causes of lower leg tingling include neurological issues of the back, restless leg syndrome, or diabetic neuropathy. Read below for more information on causes and treatment options for tingling in the lower leg.

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Why Does My Calf Hurt? Common Calf Pain Causes & Treatments
Calf pain is often caused by muscle cramps or strains. More serious conditions such as blood clots & diabetic neuropathy can also cause upper & lower calf pain.

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Calf Strain Symptoms, Causes & Treatment Options
This article will review the symptoms, causes, and management of calf strains. Calf strains may involve sudden or sharp pain, a popping sound, a tearing sensation, or limited functioning, or pain may only present with certain movements in milder injuries.

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  • Experiencing one leg swelling can often be caused by a blood clot located in a deep vein, also known as deep vein thrombosis (DVT). Other common causes of a swollen shin or calf include trauma from an injury that can lead to bruises, fractures, or sprains. Read below for more information on causes and treatment options.

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Osteoid Osteoma

Osteoid osteoma is a noncancerous bone tumor. It is most commonly found in the femur (thighbone) close to where it inserts into the hip bone.

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Lower Leg Numbness

Numbness in lower legs may be accompanied by other symptoms such as pain, burning, and difficulty walking, and causes can be mechanical, metabolic, and inflammatory, amongst others. Read more below to learn 10 possible causes of numbness in lower legs, treatment, and more.

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