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Boils On Toes
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
May be a fungus: Skin that is noted on the palms of the hands, plantar aspect of the foot and intertriginous zones (creases) can become irritated by friction and can attract a fungus infection. It can sometimes present as blisters. It's important that you come in and have it examined! some other differentials can be an allergic reaction or an infection. Don't delay on getting it checked. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Athletes foot : Without seeing or hearing your medical history. Probably athletes foot, which should be confirmed by podiatrist or if doesn't respond to otc meds by culture. If redness could be a infection. Again if doesn't respond to otc meds, please get examined by doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Many possibilities: There are many types and causes of skin rashes that could cause itching. Several types of inflammatory conditions of the skin, allergic reactions, and sometimes bacterial, viral or fungal infections can cause rashes on the skin. Insect bites can also be the cause of a rash on the skin. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more
Claw toes: If standing barefoot your toes are slightly contracted on the tips, almost like your walking to the tips of your toes that could cause blisters if they are not hitting your shoes. ...Read more
See the doc: Have it examined. It may be something as simple as irritation. Topical medication may be prescribed. It may also be a reaction to something, like an allergy. Your doctor may consider culturing the fluid within the blisters and/or biopsy to determine what the condition is. Get it checked. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Boil on toe,clear jelly like pus. Treated with antibiotic ointment. boil dry up but grow again in 2 weeks.
I get lot of boils around my toes, sole, foot...Whats the reason. Some say I have a lot of heat in my body which is not coming out properly..
See a podiatrist: Eczema, dermatitis, psoriasis, tinea infections, dyshidrosis can demonstrate an appearance consistent with what you described. Have a doctor diagnosis this for you, and work up a treatment plan. Usually this involves prescribed topical medications. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My dad is diabetic he got big boils on all his toe fingers am worried what could be that ? Is it very serious ?
In this situation : I would not recommend a home remedy. See a foot doc. Something's should be left for a doctor to tend to. This is one of them. ...Read more
I got a pedicure 3 weeks ago & I've had a boil or infection on my toe there's puss blood discoloration and chronic pain. I was seen & still have sympt?
Paronychia: This sounds like a paronychia which is a common infection of the soft tissue that surrounds fingernails and toenails. Since it can abscess, it can be very painful. It is often caused by picking at or trimming the cuticle area. The best treatments include having a doctor clean the abscess drain the pus pocket. Antibiotics help, but it sounds like you may need to have the area drained ...Read more
My daughter has a boil like blister on her toe that has a red ring around it tender and light yellow fluid inside of it?
Exam: It is difficult to know without looking at it, if it is a regular blister from friction or if it is caused by infection. If it Is an infection it would require drainage and antibiotics. Soak the area and keep it clean. Protect it and keep her comfortable. Follow up with her MD or urgent care. ...Read more
My sister is diabetic and she has small boils on both her toes, but she has taken antibiotics and they look dried. Should we be worried?
21yo. painful ulcer on my toe. Not been diagnosed diabetic + low risk. Leave it to heal? Had some Boils skin + armpit lately treated with flucox
Have it evald.R U ta: taking any steroids or supplements that may have a steroid or testosterone in it. U have 2 read the label carefully & if U don't understand what's in it ask Ur Md. Also the evzl. may find out what is seeding these infections. Personal hygiene is important, daily showers, clean under clothing & sox. Good luck. ...Read more
Jasmine has a boil like blister on her big toe that has a red ring around it and filled with a light yellow liquid?
Infected blister: Do not cut or squeeze open this yourself. Applying Neopspin Ointment and cover with a sterile bandage, then cover with a clean white cotton sock. ...Read more
A boil can occur: Anywhere there is hair growth. It is a bacterial infection that develops by the hair follicle. In my practice, i tend to see them on a foot from people using public jacuzzi's. Shaving is another way to get a boil. They are usually pretty painful and doctors usually drain them and if the infection is bad you get placed on an antibiotic. ...Read more
1 month ago= abscess/boil appeared on foot. Over time=popped\healed. Now= deep black hole 1cm deep x 1 CM across. Should i worry? Any home remedies?
Athlete's Feet: Athlete's feet condition is a fungal infection. It typically starts on the bottom of the foot or between toes. It needs moisture like sweating or wet environments to grab hold. It can look like boils, or little pimples, but also scaling skin, redness, and typically itches. It is treated by drying out the environment as best as possible. Some creams with anti fungal can work, but some are too wet. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
See a doctor: Without seeing this it is impossible to accurately diagnose. You could either have some clotting disorder promoting bleeding, the "boil" could have eroded into a small underlying vessel, and so on. See a doctor and get this attended to. Best wishes. ...Read more
Incise & drain: The definitive treatment for a boil is incision and drainage. Try soaking the foot in hot water to see if it will drain on its own. If not, it will have to be lanced, but don't attempt this yourself - it will hurt too much and you run the risk of making things worse, particularly on the sole of the foot. Let a doctor do it under the proper sterile conditions, with an anesthetic. ...Read more
Stop wearing bad sho: These heaped up scars at the back of heel is the result of tight ill fitting shoes.The best solution is to prevent them by wearing well fitting shoes.Sometimes people form a bursa at the site of friction.My advise is not to have any excision as there is not enough tissue at this site and you do not want another scar.Most of the time if you avoid pressure from the shoes it will improve. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
My 2 year old got a sore on her foot on Sunday which looks like a boil. yesterday after her bath I noticed that it had burst. it leaves a mark after.
Boil: Hard to answer without more information and pictures but it would leave a mark until healed ...Read more