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Spots On Legs From Poor Circulation
Spots from vein circ: Venous hypertension aka venous circulation problems can cause both hyperpigmentation [ brown spots ] and hypopigmentation [ atrophic or whitish spots} proper treatment of the underlying venous issue is essential however many of the skin changes can not be reversed.The reddish spot respond the best but not always. See a vein specialist or dermatologist. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Depends: Most "vascular spots" are either spdier veins angiomas or hemosiderin deposits from venous insufficiency the first two can be treated with injections or laser the last is hard to treat and the goal is to prevent further extension Arterial disease can cause purple or bluish spots that are usually painful snd in the feet ...Read more
Does Poor circulation cause painless red splotchy skin on the upper thigh? I had that appear suddenly, &heard poor circulation! Help?What could it be?
Unfortunately there: are a number of diagnoses that could result in the skin signs you describe. It will be impossible to narrow it down without actually examining you. It could be as simple as exposure to cold or inactivity and as complex as neuro-vascular insufficiency. If it persists I would recommend you see a health care provider so that you can be examined and a thorough history can be obtained. ...Read more
Pain: firstly the symptoms are described may not be the result of poor circulation. If the symptoms are affecting the arms and the legs, mostly presenting as a numbness, I would consider that she may have some underlying nerve compression of the back. If she did not have risk factors for arterial disease, hypertension, diabetes, elevated cholesterol, or smoking, atherosclerotic changes are unlikely. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Nonspecific, but: May be indicative of medication reaction, such as anti-platelet drug group, acquisition of a clotting disorder, such as thrombocytopenia of any sort, and can be an issue in such severe events like bacterial endocarditis, or meningococcal meningitis, or Ebola, but you do NOT have any of these, of course. Have your doctor do some hematological testing. ...Read more
Not exactly: They aren't due to poor arterial circulation, which would be more concerning. Though causes are numerous, an important one to be aware of is superficial venous insufficiency: increased pressure in leg veins due to faulty vein valves. If such veins are symptomatic or aggregate in certain areas such as the ankle , they may point to an underlying easily treatable condition that may otherwise worsen. ...Read moreSee 7 more doctor answers
Yes: Elevate legs as high and as long as possible. Cool water and lubrication will help. It will feel better every day & be ok in 10 days. ...Read more
Is arm pain that happens when standing and lowering arms by side caused by bad circulation or heart related ? Also get white blotchy spots on arms.
Many possibilities: There are many types and causes of skin rashes that could cause itching. Several types of inflammatory conditions of the skin, allergic reactions, and sometimes bacterial, viral or fungal infections can cause rashes on the skin. Insect bites can also be the cause of a rash on the skin. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more
My friend was diagnoise with a condition associated with lack of roper blood flow from and to the heart swollen legs ankles rough scaley skin ?
And Your Question...: You may have something there. Your friend should be under the care of a physician. The swelling ankles and legs should be relayed to your friend's doctor, if he doesn't know already. ...Read more
Mottled skin : It may be cutis marmorata . A non serious condition characterized by purple and white blotch legs. There are not itchy or painful. A doctor should evaluate to make sure there is no underlying circulation issues. ...Read more
I'm having cold feet all day and unknown bruises in my legs also dry skin on feet and my legs and feet hurt often what could cause this?
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