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I have pulmonary hypertension. Today i noticed red spots above my left ankle, and a few up my leg. They don't itch. What could they be?

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Dr. Walter Husar
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In brief: Depends on cause.

Depends on what is causing the pulmonary hypertension.
The red spots could be small blood vessels that are visualized by the heart failure or inflammation of the blood vessels, best to check with your doctor.

In brief: Depends on cause.

Depends on what is causing the pulmonary hypertension.
The red spots could be small blood vessels that are visualized by the heart failure or inflammation of the blood vessels, best to check with your doctor.
Dr. Walter Husar
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Dr. Klaus d Lessnau
interesting. See your lung doc
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In brief: Dermatitis

If you have swelling of your ankles and lower legs, this could be venous stasis dermatitis.
It usually causes areas of redness in small or large splotches that turn brown over time.

In brief: Dermatitis

If you have swelling of your ankles and lower legs, this could be venous stasis dermatitis.
It usually causes areas of redness in small or large splotches that turn brown over time.
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