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Just want to know what causes my lower leg to turn a purple

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just want to know what causes my lower leg to turn a purple red color . I is only on the leg which is affected by a stroke which happened 15 years ago
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  Dr. Saha replied 2 years ago.


Thank you for your question,

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I’mCustomerand I’ll try to help you.

This is likely due to vasomotor changes affecting the autonomic nervous system.

There can be weak vasoconstrictor or vasodilation response.

This can cause dilation of blood vessels, increased temperature leading to purple red color.

Sometimes, other causes disease of the regional blood vessels, skin can be there.

I hope this information helps.

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