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wear pressure socks for swelling, how do i make red spots go

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i have red spots on my legs and feet. my legs do swell so i wear pressure socks and keep my feet up when i can but how do i get the red spots to go away?


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replied May 28th, 2012
Skin Answer A35395
Hello,
Welcome to the ehealthforum and I am really glad to help you out.

It is difficult to confirm a diagnosis without examination but it can be venous eczema. Also another possibility is stasis dermatitis which effects the lower limbs mostly. It is mostly from vascular problems in the lower limbs.

You should get an examination for any peripheral vascular disease from your physician and get these two possibilities evaluated from a dermatologist.

It is very difficult to precisely confirm a diagnosis without examination and investigations and the answer is based on the medical information provided. For exact diagnosis, you are requested to consult your doctor. I sincerely hope that helps. Take care.


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