A 42-year-old female asked:
i have a male friend in his fifties. both his lower legs are swollen hard and are turning black what could cause this and is it treatable ?
1 doctor answer
Dr. Stephen Southard answered
14 years experience Internal Medicine
Hard to say: As this most commonly would be related to vascular issues, possibly arterial or venous or both. But his best bet is first see a doctor to better identify the cause, as it very well may not be related to anything previously mentioned, and to be able to better guide you/him, the actually cause of his symptoms are very important. Best of luck.
Answered on Sep 2, 2014
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