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re: brown freckles around ankles


hi doc I just read one of your posts about the brown freckles around ankles. Well i have that also. In your post you said something about heredity, can you explain.
Also I am a chef and spend up to 12 hours a day on my feet, are the frckles bad? Because I really don’t see the need in wearing stockings if this thing is not a risk to my health. thank you Eddie

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  1. I really would need to see what you are describing. One consideration is due to standing, the veins become weakened and leaky. The brownish pigmentation can be related to what is known as stasis dermatitis. There also can be other conditions, some hereditary that can look like this.If you notice any irritation or pain, then I suggest you see you doctor.