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My mother in law is on heart medication her legs have begun

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my mother in law is on heart medication her legs have begun to really smell bad and there is weeping from some of the leg and its a nasty dark colour purplish
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Dermatology
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Expert:  DrRussMD replied 1 year ago.
HelloBad veins with fluid back up can cause this.It can even cause ulcers of the legs.She needs an ultrasound of the legs.There can also be infection.Take her to her gp immediately.This should not be allowed to go on without examination.If she has heart disease, this complicates the same problem.So does thyroid disease and she should be checked for this. Please click a positivelet me know if you have more questions.