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Russellville, KY
A 28-year-old female asked:

When i take melatonin to help me sleep the bottom of my feet get red unbearably itchy appear swollen. but only after taking afew nights in a row. why?

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Dr. Joseph Newman
Podiatry 33 years experience
Maybe allergic: Make sure the melatonin you are taking was synthesized in a laboratory, vs being animal derived. Melatonin from animal sources may include contaminants that you might react to. Also, talk to your doctor about this as there can be interactions with medications you may be taking. Also make sure you are taking the proper dose.

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