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Athletes Foot Or Eczema
How to determine if it is athletes foot, eczema, or psoriasis. I have been told all 3. It does spread, itches, and has small fluid filled bubbles.
I have read up on athletes foot. The symptoms seem to match up. But what I have is not contagious and it doesn't spread. Is it eczema?
Maybe: A certain kind of eczema on the feet is called dyshidrotic eczema. It is often confused with fungal infections or contact dermatitis. A dermatologist can sort out if you have one two or all three of them on your feet. See http://www.Ncbi.Nlm.Nih.Gov/pubmedhealth/pmh0001835/. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Rash on the inner top of my foot. It is red, dry, it itches and hot water hurts so bad. Eczema or possibly athletes foot?
Difference between eczema and athletes foot? Between 2 of my toes is itchy and scaly skin, I've itched so much the skin is raw and bleeding a little
Itching: can be a symptom in both athletes feet and eczema. Most Podiatrists can tell the difference on first glance, however if there is a question about it a skin biopsy can be taken. Most important is to get an accurate diagnosis or the proper treatment to prevent spreading and to prevent infection. ...Read more
Athlete's foot: Prevention is better than treatment. In public baths, use slippers to walk around and make sure to wash your feet very well. Do not wear somebody else's socks or tocuh somebody's toes/feet with the disease. There are many otc antifungals that are quite effective. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers