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Red mark on my ankle that sort of looks like a bruise hasn't

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Red mark on my ankle that sort of looks like a bruise hasn't disappeared. Initially, it was a wound from wearing new boots but that was over 3 months ago
Assistant: How long have you had the symptoms? What seems to make the symptoms worse or better?
Customer: 3 months maybe longer. No symptoms just red mark
Assistant: Anything else in your medical history you think the Doctor should know?
Customer: No

Hello. I'm Dr Chip
Could you please post a picture of that for me on this page?

Customer: replied 13 days ago.
Yep.

Got it--hold on please

Have you tried anything to treat that?

Customer: replied 13 days ago.
No, I haven't tried anything. Assumed it was bruising at first but still have it after three months possibly longer.

It's no longer a bruise--just a patch of hyperpigmentation left over from the wound

Totally benign and nothing to worry about

You can use over the counter hydroquinone cream applied twice a day for two weeks to clear that up

Please let me know if you need any more information

Customer: replied 13 days ago.
Ok thank you

My pleasure--any time

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