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15 Jul 2010

Sore legs, brown spot
I''m not prone to getting sore legs after exercising. I started biking about 2 months ago. Right on the first day, I biked for more than 40 minutes, on all kinds of elevation, and I didn''t get sore muscles. I wasn''t surprised, as I''ve been walking a lot for the past 7 years, so my legs are used to exercise. What surprises me is that after 2 months of biking, I started getting sore legs. The route has always been the same. But a week ago it started raining, so I biked a little faster than usual during the last 8 minutes of the way. My legs got exhausted and my muscles got sore. I''ve been feeling weak since and still have sore muscles. Plus I noticed a brown spot that feels like a tiny mosquito bite but it doesn''t hurt or itch. Since I started to wear shorts recently, I don''t know if it''s due to exercise or exposure to the sun. It almost looks like the beginning of a varicose vain in the distance. Is that possible? I''m only 25 and in shape (5''4'''', 110lbs).
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01 Jan 0001

Hallo Patricia
Where do you feel the pain in your legs (joints, muscles or deep in the bone?) The brown spot could be a dermatofibroma which is a type of scar tissue after an insect bite or scratch. Sore muscles, tiredness and weakness could be an indication that you have an underlying viral infection.
dr Bets
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