Stasis or gravitational eczema. Especially common among people living with vessel disorders such as varicose veins or deep vein thrombosis, stasis or gravitational eczema can cause itchy, swollen, reddish-purple patches on the lower legs.Why are my legs swollen and Itchy?
Poor Hygiene. This is one of the common causes of itchy legs. On the other hand, excessive cleaning can cause the skin to dry and therefore cause itching. The repeated exposure to soap and water in combination with repetitive rubbing when bathing can also irritate the skin of the legs, thereby resulting in itchy legs.What are the reasons for a leg to be swollen below the knee?
Leg swelling caused by the retention of fluid in leg tissues is known as peripheral edema. It can be caused by a problem with the venous circulation system, the lymphatic system or the kidneys. Leg swelling isn't always a sign of a heart or circulation problem.