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A 58-year-old member asked:

I have a bumpy, itchy rash on the top of my feet and on one knee. it starts out red and blotchy and then it turns my foot purple. itching is severe.?

2 doctor answers12 doctors weighed in
Dr. Michelle Chambers
Dermatology 40 years experience
Eczema: This sounds like eczema. It could also be psoriasis but psoriasis does not always itch.
Dr. Richard Greenwald
Podiatry 43 years experience
Itchy feet: Agree with doc suggesting eczema, and possible psoriasis. Tinea pedis can occur on the dorsal foot, however the most common areas to be affected are toes and the plantar foot. Tinea pedis is less likely than contact dermatitis to be symmetrical. Psoriasis is classified as an autoimmune disorder of the skin. Are you diabetic, taking a new med? Consult a dermatologist, podiatrist, internist-
Last updated Mar 8, 2019


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