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Lower legs are deep and red. Are they rashes? Due to UTI?

My mother is 81 years old and the lower parts of her legs are a deep red almost purpleish color.She now says that sometimes she doesn t have feeling in her feet .Her doctor says he is unsure what is causing this.To me I think of PAD.She is getting what looks like a rash she has little round sores about the size of a dime all over her legs all the way up to her groin area,some are open sores from itching.Please what do you think she has? She is 4 10 about a 100 lbs she has only really had problems with low sodium which is getting better also within the last 6mths she was admitted to hsp with a UTI that she was unaware of having,and it was bad..Thank You email address: YYYY@YYYY
Asked On : Sat, 25 Aug 2012
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Dermatologist 's  Response
Dec 2013
Leg rashes are always to be dealt with caution and you must meet a doctor to rule out any serious cause for it. Let her not scratch or pinch the areas. Meanwhile you can apply calamine lotion and give her tablet levocetirizine twice in a day till you meet the treating doctor.
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