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Have red and brown blotches on leg. Could it be due to poor blood circulation?

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I have red and brown blotches on the front of my legs, mostly on my left leg. I don't have any other symptons, but I do notice my legs gets redder when expose to heat. Could it be poor blood circulation?
Posted Mon, 29 Apr 2013 in Skin Rash
Answered by Dr. Sudarshan 2 hours later
Thanks for writing in.
the condition could be erythema ab igne.
It is due to poor circulation and exposure to heat.
It is benign condition.
If you can post the images of the affected area,it would be of great help in predicting the condition.
Upload the images and we can continue the discussion here.
I will be available for follow up.
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