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Dark spots on legs and they hurt when touched

I m a 19 and an African American female. A few years ago I was diagnosed & treated for cellulitis in my lower right leg from a cut. A year or two ago I noticed dark purple/red spots on my lower legs. They hurt when touched and pretude a little. I don t think they re bruises because I dont allow my legs to be hit because of what happened all those years ago. What is it or what could it be?
Asked On : Wed, 10 Aug 2011
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Hi Sloane,
Welcome to HCM.
It could be infection of cellulitis again because ther is colour change,pains on pressure and also protudes inside so you better consult a vascular surgeon to appropriate treatment.You require better care since you already had a history.
Take care.
Answered: Wed, 10 Aug 2011
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