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If you are diabetic and your legs turn black, will the skin stay black forever?

If you are diabetic and your legs turn black, will the skin stay black forever?

Probably: Depending on how long your leg has been black the chance of the tissue returning to normal tissue is very low. The important thing to know is to be seen by a vascular surgeon to help decrease the amount of dead tissue expanding. You will need to increase the blood flow to the tissue which a vascular surgeon can help with. Unfortunately, u may be a candidate for an amputation of the black tissue. ...Read more

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How to remove black marks in legs...

How to remove black marks in legs...

I don't know: That all depends on what is causing the marks - overpigmentation, moles, bruises, bug bites, some disease, etc. ...Read more

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Why do i have black dots all over my legs?

Why do i have black dots all over my legs?

Tricky: dermatologic conditions are hard to discuss without seeing them. can be blackheads (infections) can be blood blisters from overrestrictive clothing or fragile vessels or a bleeding problem, freckles, or several other possibilities. Hard to say wihtout seeing what exactly is meant by the spots. ...Read more

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After the leg surgery, if the skin becomes black, what will happen?

After the leg surgery, if the skin becomes black, what will happen?

Many possibilities: It could be from mere brusing, but if it is truly black, the tissue may have died. See you doctor right away. ...Read more

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How long after surgery, patient can remove those black things from his leg?

How long after surgery, patient can remove those black things from his leg?

Stockings?: I am assuming stocking post op prevention blood clots usually once adequate ambulation. Unless high risk surgery. ...Read more

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Just noticed small black spots on my leg,looks like i sat on a magic marker.wasnt there last week?

Just noticed small black spots on my leg,looks like i sat on a magic marker.wasnt there last week?

Dermatology: Any "black" spots on your body should be evaluated by a skin specialist. Without a photo it is impossible to diagnose. Please see a dermatologist ASAP. ...Read more

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I got kicked a few years ago and the place on my leg looks like it has a black scab over it. Is that normal ?

I got kicked a few years ago and the place on my leg looks like it has a black scab over it. Is that normal ?

Scab after trauma: Most of the bruses and abrasions after trauma, go away in a matter of days, maybe weeks. Scab could be something else, if trauma happen years ago. ...Read more

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My leg is blue/black after a car crash but i feel no pain. What is causing this? Im 30 years old and this car crash happened today.

My leg is blue/black after a car crash but i feel no pain. What is causing this? Im 30 years old and this car crash happened today.

See a doctor: Although you feel fine, i highly recommend you see your physician. You could have an internal injury. The black/blue mark represents bleeding under the skin. You should have the evaluated by a doctor to be sure there is not a serious injury. ...Read more