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Stasis dermatitis, no energy, tired feeling, over weight

I have stasis dermitis and am wearing support hose and elevating my legs. I have been off of my feet off and on for about three days now and the swelling has really gone down. However, I have no energy and feel tired. Is this a side effect of stasis dermitis? I had a knee scope on the leg that swells the most and I am over weight too. Also my daughter would like me to have an ultra sound to see if the circulation is adequate in my legs. Any opinions. Thanks you. AAAAAAA Fetter
Asked On : Mon, 26 Mar 2012
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good evening to u.U feeling very tired dosent seem to be due to stasis dermatitis. Kindly get a venous doppler of your leg done...Continue using a stocking and leg elevation.U can also have tablets which will causes peripheral vasodilators they will help you.Also try to reduce your weight by a brisk walk ,avoid fatty diet..get your hemoglobin levels checked out to rule out anemia..
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