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Have a red rash on both legs and feel nauseated. How to get rid of it?

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I have a rash on both legs and feel nauseated at times. The rash is red and above ankle on left leg and goes partly up the leg and have a rash on right leg above ankle and it is about 5 inches long and 4-5 wide.
Posted Wed, 3 Jul 2013 in Skin Hair and Nails
Answered by Dr. Geetika Paul 25 minutes later

Thanks for your query.

Now you seem to have developed pigmented purpuric dermatosis over both your legs.
This is a condition caused due to leakage of blood from the blood vessels of the legs. It is mostly seen in people aged more than 60 years.
I would like to know if there is any associated itching ,pain or irritation. Also, please tell the duration since when you have this skin rash.
This condition is more of a vascular problem. The rash in this case does not extend in most cases above the knees. Symptomatic treatment is mostly given in the form of topical steroid creams and emollients.

It would be great if you click some close up pictures of the skin rash and upload them here on this page. You can also mail of the pictures at YYYY@YYYY with heading as ref to Dr Geetika Paul.

Hope it helps.

Waiting for your response.

Dr Geetika Paul
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