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2,758 Possible Causes for Increased Sweating, Lower Extremity Cellulitis, Meralgia Paresthetica

  • Obesity

    The risk of the severe and sustained lower extremity venous stasis disease in severe obesity is pretibial ulceration and cellulitis.[dx.doi.org] Meralgia paresthetica and tight trousers. JAMA 1984 ; 251 : 1553. 23. Meralgia paresthetica in a policeman: The belt or the gun.[dx.doi.org] […] and carbuncles Extremity: Venous varicosities, lower extremity venous and/or lymphatic edema Miscellaneous: Reduced mobility and difficulty maintaining personal hygiene See[emedicine.medscape.com]

  • Morbid Obesity

    The diagnosis of lymphedema in the lower extremities starts with the appearance of “Stemmer’s Sign” – the inability to pinch a fold of skin at the base of the toes (see Figure[o-wm.com] Doctors sometimes prescribe fluoxetine (Prozac), an antidepressant that can increase weight loss by about 10%.[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com] Skin inflammation, a basic feature of lymphedema, can cause chronic pain, functional impairment, and recurrent cellulitis.[o-wm.com]

  • Diabetes Mellitus

    Increased or decreased sweating. Nerve damage can disrupt how your sweat glands work and make it difficult for your body to control its temperature properly.[mayoclinic.org] Skin is cold and clammy, there is profuse sweating, increased pulse rate, shallow respiration, considerably low glucose level, ketones and pH are normal and the onset is rapid[physio-pedia.com] Effects can range from feelings of unease, sweating, trembling, and increased appetite in mild cases to more serious effects such as confusion, changes in behavior such as[en.wikipedia.org]

  • Peripheral Neuropathy

    A common peripheral neuropathy, meralgia paresthetica, is characterized by burning sensations, numbness, and sensitivity of the front of the thighs.[providence.net] If the medication is not effective, your dosage can be gradually increased. This approach will help lower your risk of getting side effects.[hse.ie] Entrapment of the lateral femoral cutaneous nerve at the waist, called meralgia paresthetica , causes numbness at the outer part of the thigh.[medicinenet.com]

  • Congestive Heart Failure

    A variety of conditions result in lower extremity edema, such as deep vein thrombosis, cellulitis, venous stasis insufficiency, and congestive heart failure (CHF).[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

    Missing: Meralgia Paresthetica
  • Dermatitis

    Increased itch and sweating in lichenified skin areas, following emotional stimuli, can be recorded by psychophysiological methods.[worldallergy.org] A dry atmosphere increases xerosis. Sun exposure improves lesions, but sweating increases pruritus.[emedicine.com] Increased "fear scores" on personality questionnaires of patients with E have been reported by different investigators.[worldallergy.org]

    Missing: Meralgia Paresthetica
  • Tinea Pedis

    Semel and Goldin describe 24 episodes of lower extremity cellulitis in 22 patients, 20 of which had tinea pedis [ 12 ].[doi.org] Cotton socks and leather footwear are probably better than nylon socks and plastic footwear, which increase sweating.[patient.info] Moist Conditions Complications Lower extremity cellulitis Cellulitis is a bacterial infection of the subcutaneous layers of the skin, which usually stems from a skin lesion[doi.org]

    Missing: Meralgia Paresthetica
  • Diverticular Abscess

    Because of the vague clinical presentation of a psoas infection, it can easily be misdiagnosed as diverticulosis, appendicitis, muscle strain, meralgia paresthetica, sciatica[pharmacytimes.com] Abscess Pain - Increasing as the pus increases and improves once drained Tender mass Fevers and sweating Fistula Offensive discharge Bleeding Itch Often painless Treatment[newcastlecolorectalsurgery.com.au]

    Missing: Lower Extremity Cellulitis
  • Osteomyelitis

    Peripheral vascular bypass procedures are of little use in treating patients with diabetes and chronic osteomyelitis of the lower extremities, because diabetes mellitus is[academic.oup.com] This may be followed by an increase in fever (104-105 degrees Fahrenheit), deep localized bone pain, chills, sweating, swelling and painful or limited movement of the nearby[rarediseases.org] Patients with chronic osteomyelitis may develop local suppurative complications, such as surrounding cellulitis, or systemic complications, such as bacteremia.[academic.oup.com]

    Missing: Meralgia Paresthetica
  • Venous Stasis Ulcer

    Compression therapy helps prevent reflux, decreases release of inflammatory cytokines, and reduces fluid leakage from capillaries, thereby controlling lower extremity edema[woundcareadvisor.com] Nerve damage (neuropathy) in the feet can result in a loss of foot sensation and changes in the sweat-producing glands, increasing the risk of being unaware of foot calluses[my.clevelandclinic.org] Sweat glands may also be affected; the resultant anhidrosis leads to dry, cracked skin and predisposes the skin to breakdown.[clevelandclinicmeded.com]

    Missing: Meralgia Paresthetica