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Old 08-14-2005, 06:49 AM   #1
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Broken blood vessels on feet

My sister has had a problem for the past few months with what looks like small broken blood vessels under the skin on the tops and sides of her feet. They are red and look like a rash under the skin. Her feet do not itch; occasionally are swollen a little. She has also developed a ganglion cyst on the top of her right foot. It's about 1 1/2 inches in length, does not hurt and is soft to the touch. She is most concerned about the broken blood vessels--her feet look red and discolored. She is about 80 lbs overweight and has high blood pressure (difficult to control). Any ideas?

 
Old 08-14-2005, 07:26 PM   #2
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Re: Broken blood vessels on feet

I posted a reply in the foot problems board...however, since reading the post you have here and the obesity forum, I can say that your sister may have edema of the feet....water retention because she overweight and has high blood pressure....I am not over weight, I could stand to gain some weight actually, but the cyst and the rash your sis has sounds like me. I have gangloin cysts on both of my feet.

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