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Having dry skin, red lines near ankles, spreading to legs, shins, knees. Looks like spider web. History of cellulitis

Have a tendency to have dry skin . Now suddenly have red lines that started near my ankles abd have spread upwards covering outsides of both lower legs, shins, knees, and several inches up thigh. Lotion does nothing for it. The coverage is becoming extensive like spider websor many tree branches. I have had cellulitis in the past. We are on vacation and doing more walking than usual. I am a 60 year old woman.
Asked On : Wed, 20 Jun 2012
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Dermatologist 's  Response

Thanks for writing here.

It seems you are having striae.It can occur due to burden of sudden exercise.You can apply vitamin e contaning cream like evion over it.

In case there is no improvement you can consult a dermatologist.

Take care.
Answered: Thu, 24 Oct 2013
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