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what causes the redness on my lower legs there nothing on the

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what causes the redness on my lower legs there nothing on the back just in the front
Submitted: 5 years ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  Dr.Tiwari replied 5 years ago.

DR.TIWARI ,M.S. :

Hello,

DR.TIWARI ,M.S. :

Is there any history of diabetes?

DR.TIWARI ,M.S. :

Redness on the shin or anterior part of the leg may be due to following reasons-

DR.TIWARI ,M.S. :

1.Cellulitis

DR.TIWARI ,M.S. :

2.2.Diabetic rash (if you have diabetes)

DR.TIWARI ,M.S. :

3.Pretibial myxedema

DR.TIWARI ,M.S. :

4.dermatitis

DR.TIWARI ,M.S. :

5.Ring worm

DR.TIWARI ,M.S. :

If there is increased local temperature & raash is tender then it is due to cellulits.

DR.TIWARI ,M.S. :

If this is not tender & it is itchy then it may be due to ring worm or dermatitis.

DR.TIWARI ,M.S. :

You should consult to your dermatologist & get yourself checked for diabetes & thyroid function tests.

DR.TIWARI ,M.S. :

Hope this will help you.

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