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If you have any of the following symptoms, evaluate those symptoms first.

  • Leg injury: Go to the topic Leg Injuries.
  • Leg pain with back or buttock pain: Go to the topic Back Problems and Injuries.
  • Leg swelling during pregnancy: Go to the topic Pregnancy-Related Problems.
  • Leg swelling that you think may be caused by an allergic reaction: Go to the topic Allergic Reaction.
  • Ankle or foot problem: Go to the topic Toe, Foot, and Ankle Problems, Noninjury.
  • Hip problem: Go to the topic:
    • Hip Problems and Injuries, Age 11 and Younger.
    • Hip Problems and Injuries, Age 12 and Older.
  • Knee problem: Go to the topic Knee Problems and Injuries.
  • Insect bite or sting: Go to the topic Insect Bites and Stings and Spider Bites.
  • Rash: Go to the topic:
    • Rash, Age 11 and Younger.
    • Rash, Age 12 and Older.

Do you have pain or a cramp in your leg or calf?

Do you have swelling in one or both legs?

Do you have numbness or tingling in one or both legs?

Do you now have leg weakness or have you had leg weakness in the past?

Is your leg pale, white, blue, or cold?

Do you think you have a skin infection in one or both legs?

Are you having a problem along the length of a vein or along a varicose vein?

Do you think a medicine is causing your leg problem?

Do you have any bumps under the skin in your lower legs?

If a visit to a health professional is not needed immediately, see the Home Treatment section for self-care information.


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Last Updated: February 06, 2013
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