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Big Toe Itchy Skin
Big toe sore, skin red, squeezed and pus came out side of toe nail. is it a possible ingrown toe nail ? Infection ?
It could be...: Athlete's foot. The best otc medication (in my opinion) is lotrimin (clotrimazole) ultra. Dilute vinegar soaks are good as well. Dry the inside of your shoes by placing them up-side down over an air return vent at home overnight. If this doesn't make things better in a couple days, see a podiatrist. ...Read more
Psoriasis?: Although it is very difficult to diagnose rashes without actually looking at it. But it sounds like early psoriasis by the distribution and description that you have given. Please consider uploading pictures and consulting a dermatologist here on HealthTap. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Itchy bump on side of big toe knuckle and on top of knuckle. Isn't painful, but very itchy and irritated when wear close-toed shoes.
Try simple first.: I am not clear as to which knuckle you are describing. It is either the joint in the big toe itself or the joint where the big toe meets the main body of the foot. If the bump becomes worse while wearing a certain shoe style, then change the shoes. This may be the easiest solution. Possibly there is an underlying fungal infection. Try using a topical anti fungal. Have it examined by a doctor. ...Read more
Dry, flaky skin on the top area of my pinky finger for about 2months. Very itchy and looks like small blisters. Unhealthy nail. ?
Pinky toe nail brittle w/ dark streak. Fourth nail flaky, thick, half unattached from nail bed. Big toe thick nail. Taupe or blueish nails. Both feet?
Itchy between toes, hurts to walk, toes may be slightly swollen, skin feels tight, peeling skin with a few wounds between toes and on top of toes. ?
Foot fungus: You most likely have a fungal infection called Athletes foot or tinea pedis. Get some Lamisil (terbinafine) or Lotrimin cream OTC and use it twice daily. Expose your feet to the air by wearing flip flops or sandals. Soak the feet in white vinegar or Epsom salts daily. If it doesn't improve or you see red streaks going up your leg see a doctor immediately. ...Read more
Scalp dermatitis? Flakey skin, big flakes, yellow, scalp-like scab texture. Spread to scrotum, wrists, knees, elbows, bleed when combing, hard to comb
Think I have athletes foot, nothing too obvious tiny scaling behind toes, itchy soles and inflamed feet?? Using canesten. Tiny dry round patch on leg?
A few months ago,I had athlete's foot.This time its just plain circular patch thats cracked, feels dry,red,& itchy skin (top of foot).Is it different?
There are different: rashes with different causes. We won't be able to diagnose you with the available information. You would need history, physical examination and often lab tests to accurate assess this. Take care. ...Read more
I have very dry very itchy skin on just one of my feet. It spreads and sometimes there are small bumps. Also my skin will crack and bleed on that foot?
Rash: It's important to have an accurate diagnosis prior to rendering effective treatment. You may have eczema or a fungal infection. One may even need to biopsy to rule out a more serious condition. You should see a Dermatologist for further evaluation and treatment. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Unprotected sex 10 months ago. Dry cough dry itchy skin. Red bumps on thighs. White tongue. Cuts won't heal. Athletes foot. Nail changes Oral hiv neg?
HIV: Sounds like you're having some pretty common health annoyances & are worried they're due to HIV. First, the chance of of getting HIV from 1 encounter is very low (1 in 1250 exposures for vaginal penetration). The oral HIV tests are pretty accurate (about 92%) but to be extra sure and give you peace of mind, call your gyn or PCP to get a blood test. It's quick and confidential. Good luck! ...Read more
Hi doc, had unprotected oral and got pain on big toe on my left leg and itchy rash on my elbows and non itchy red rash on chest. Then got ulcer on lower lip and skin on mouth roof started peeling off. Burning tongue sensation and lumps on mouth roof. Imme
All over head - toe itchy skin that moves around, no rash. Can also be palms of hand and soles of feet. when scratched it just gets more itchy.
Bile salts : Have your liver checked.Get a more detailed answer ›
I've got dirt on the left side of my big toe between the nail and the skin and its itchy. what is the best way of getting it out?
Onychomycosis: Fungus conditions can often mimic "dirt" and should be considered. Soaking in an antiseptic soap solution that is tepid (not warm or hot) with soft hydrogen peroxide q-tip removal may help. Including an OTC anti-fungal agent, such as Lamisil (terbinafine) AF, may be used after soaks may help relieve the "itching" sensation. ...Read more
Right big toe is peeling on top of toe. It has been doing this for a month or so. Its not itchy or anything jus everyday i have dead skin on it.
3 years ago i had a big toe sorness. Since past few months my skin is itchy. My uric acic was 235, 0 umol/l (2013-12). Is it possible that I have gout?
Itchy/painful big toe joint in warm water, in both legsflaky dark skin around second toe nail bed, in both legsuric acid :-ve , rf:-ve, esr: 35 1st hr ?
What causes itchy rash that spreads but not to others? We recently moved and after cleaning new place I have developed a rash that is spreading over body from head to toe. I itch constantly and feel like I am being bit. My wife has none of this.
I have an unknown itchy rash with blisters under my left foot s toes the dr says its not fungal and they arent sure what it is can you help me ?
Blisters could be : Drained by the doctor and dried out. Sometimes, if not fungal topical steroids are tried. Did the doctor offer you any treatment? If no response to above, a biopsy could always be considered. There are times that vesicular rashes could be caused by virus as well like a shingles on the foot. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Athletes foot: Hard to say for sure without a picture or more complete history but most common cause of an itchy rash in a young man is athletes foot which is a fungal infection of the skin. Try an over the counter spray and make sure to disinfect the shoes and bath and always keep the feet dry. If that fails follow up with his doctor or a podiatrist or dermatologist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer