I have red (purple when im cold) ankles that are not swollen, don't hurt, don't ache, don't itch.
They've been in about the same condition since I was 14 (I'm 17 now) and its only around the sock line. If I poke my ankle, there is a white spot temporarily and if I were to "scrape" my leg with my hands towards my body, My ankle becomes white for a few seconds-few minutes, but then becomes red again.
I run and swim 4-5 times a week, eat a well-rounded diet, don't have any other conditions....
My dermatologist said its Reynaud's disease... can someone confirm? And is there a treatment?
I would rather see this a physiological phenomenon than Raynaud's which is vasospasm accompanied with pain and tingling, and commoner at the fingers and toes.
Yet you may need a couple of investigations to be sure.
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