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Eldred, PA
A 53-year-old female asked:

Legs, ankles swelling but ankles have a red rash and itches badly. ?

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Dr. Robert Roschmann
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology 48 years experience
Stasis dermatitis : Some people who have chronic swelling of their legs and feet due to edema may eventually developed a type of rash called stasis dermatitis. This is associated with redness and sometimes there can even be clear fluid seeping from the area. Sometimes compression stockings can help but consider a visit with your doctor to clarify why you're having so much swelling and what therapy can be used to reduce it
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