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Bruise on leg, dry, itchy, increasing in size. How to get rid off it?

I had what appeared to be a bruise on my leg which become dry and itchy I treated the itchiness with Aloe Vera cream that stopped the itching but at the centre of the bruise it looked like the skin was about to break out and the skin was becoming raised but the cream and a DVT stocking has stopped that but the bruise is now increasing in size.

I power walk 3 days per week and I do Pilate in between and I am 5ft 10in and 11stone 3lbs

Roger Holloway
Asked On : Sun, 14 Apr 2013
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hi.. the skin lesions you are seeing on the leg could be a fungal infection(tinea corporis) with secondary bacterial infection..clinically you can see the central clearing and raised edges.. see your dermatalogist for the ointment and drug.. ointment containing antifungal and antibacterial ointment... it happens because the area is warm and miost.. use some antifungal dusting powder after the shower.. . all the best..
Answered: Fri, 21 Jun 2013
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