How do I know if I have stasis dermatitis?

Dr. Mehmet Oz, MD
Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease)

Reddish-brown discoloration of the skin is the first sign for most people. Other symptoms may include swelling, itching, dry skin, open sores or red spots. As the condition worsens, your skin may thicken, possibly even breaking open to release excess fluids.

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