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A 25-year-old member asked:

Does pityriasis rosea cause swelling in your legs?

2 doctor answers5 doctors weighed in
Dr. Morris Westfried
Dermatology 47 years experience
No: Pityriasis rosea caused a mildly itchy rash . It is some other condition causing swelling which should be evaluated by physician.
Dr. Coyle Connolly
Dermatology 30 years experience
Rash: It would be rare for pityriasis rosea to cause leg swelling. See your dermatologist.

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A 43-year-old member asked:

What are some causes of swelling of the legs?

4 doctor answers6 doctors weighed in
Dr. Ted King
A Verified Doctoranswered
41 years experience
Many things: Varicose veins with chronic venous insufficiency, superficial thrombophlebitis, deep venous thrombosis, lymphedema, knee, hip, and/or ankle arthritis that prevents normal ambulation, obesity, prolonged standing, liver or kidney trouble, hypothyroidism, abnormal protein levels, all kinds of heart conditions that cause heart failure, the list is long and this doesn't cover everything by any means.

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