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Venous stasis pigmentation

A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
Podiatry 42 years experience
Yes: It is probably the beginning of cellulitis or an open ulcer. See your doctor.
Dr. Stephen Arbes
Podiatry 45 years experience
Sould not be ignored: Stasis dermatitis, or discoloration and swelling in the lower legs due to inadequate venous drainage, can lead to problems in the future. The propensi... Read More
Dr. Jeffrey Bowman
39 years experience
Stasis: Sounds like you are headed for chronic venous stasis. You need to be fitted for compression hose to fight the gravity forces. This should help or a pn... Read More

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A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nick (Donald) Morrison
Phlebology 31 years experience
Give more detail: What do you mean by venous stasis all over? What symptoms? Did any event like injury happen before? Any illnesses?
Dr. Scott Bolhack
Wound care 36 years experience
Venous stasis: Your self-diagnosis is probable incorrect. You will need to see a clinician to review and have a thorough examination.
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lawrence Presant
Phlebology 42 years experience
Get the blood moving: Venous stasis is sluggish flow due to venous insufficiency (valve damage) or calf muscle dysfunction due to bedrest, improper gait/footwear or injury.... Read More
Dr. Norman Chideckel
Vascular Surgery 43 years experience
Venous stasis: This is most often related to venous reflux.evaluation with venous Doppler sonogram will determine the source and then a treatment plan determined In ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Bolhack
Wound care 36 years experience
Veonus Stasis: Venous stasis disease is a very common disorder. Most patients have mild disease that is easily controlled with compression stockings. Certainly, ther... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Landi
Phlebology 48 years experience
Valves malfunction.: Venous stasis with lymphedema is due to venous insufficiency which is a result of the valves in the venous system malfunctioning . This can be due to... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Oliver Aalami
Vascular Surgery 24 years experience
Depends: If you are having regular leg aching, heaviness, pain or if you have leg discoloration (darkening of the skin) or an ulcer near the ankles you should ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. J Roberts
Vascular Surgery 28 years experience
Parallel systems: Diseased arteries cause PVD (peripheral vasc ds.), venous disease causes leg edema, venous discoloration and non-painful ulcers; ulcers from PVD are p... Read More
A 60-year-old female asked:
Dr. Uzma Chaudhry
Internal Medicine 19 years experience
Vascular surgeon: It is dead, necrotic tissue. It needs to be debrided (cut) or put a cream called santyl on it. Discuss with your primary care doctor. Get a referral t... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Landi
Phlebology 48 years experience
Valves malfunction.: Venous stasis is due to venous insufficiency which is a result of the valves in the venous system malfunctioning . This can be due to the valves in t... Read More
A 77-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Eastern
Dermatology 45 years experience
No permanent cure.: Stasis dermatitis is caused by sluggish blood flow in the veins of the legs due to breakdown of valves in those veins. There is no permanent cure as y... Read More
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