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I have a red spot behind my right knee . It is about 3 in

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I have a red spot behind my right knee . It is about 3 " in diameter. It has been there about 4-5 months. It is about the same size , red blotchy and itches . What could this be?
Submitted: 6 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr .Saha replied 6 years ago.


When have you consulted doctor last?

Do you take any medicine?

Did you have any test?

Do you have any other symptom or previous illness?

Thank you.
Customer: replied 6 years ago.
I consulted my family doctor a couple of months ago. I take Mirapex 1mg. , Lopid ,diphenhydramine for sleep . I have not had any tests . I had 6 surgeries for a hip replacement ( left side ) ,the last was 2 yrs ago . I don't have any other symtoms .
Expert:  Dr .Saha replied 6 years ago.
Thank you for the information,

The red spot may initially simulate bruise.

But bruise is unlikely to last unchanged for 4-5 months.

It can be due to different cause.

The possibilities are allergy, dermatitis, eczema, psoriasis, fungal infections etc.

I would advise to take a review by your doctor.

A dermatologist can be consulted too.

I hope this information helps.

I will be happy to assist, if you need any clarification.

Please feel free for any follow up query.

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