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What causes skin redness and swollen legs? 4 possible conditions

See a list of possible causes in order from the most common to the least.


Stasis Dermatitis And Ulcers

Find detailed information on stasis dermatitis and ulcers, including causes, symptoms, treatment, and prevention.

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Venous insufficiency

Venous insufficiency is a condition where the flow of blood through the veins is blocked, causing blood to pool in the legs. It's often caused by blood clots.

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Thrombophlebitis is an inflammation of a vein, usually in the leg, that can cause swelling or redness. If left untreated, it can lead to a pulmonary embolism.

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Bone Infection (Osteomyelitis)

A bone infection may occur when bacteria or fungi invade the bone, causing many symptoms, including fever, redness, stiffness, and swelling.

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