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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?

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?

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. ...Read more

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Red itchy bumps with clear fluid on bottom of feet. Should i pop them?

Red itchy bumps with clear fluid on bottom of feet. Should i pop them?

Eczema: This is dyshydrotic eczema, keep your feet dry, wear open shoes not sneakers, if need be only use cotton socks, a dermatologist can help you with prescription creams if they do not clear. ...Read more

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I have just noticed red looking bruises on both of my feet.. they are around the side of my feet and alittle on the back and bottom of feet. Not itchy?

I have just noticed red looking bruises on both of my feet.. they are around the side of my feet and alittle on the back and bottom of feet. Not itchy?

Petechiae: These may be leakage of blood from capillaries in the skin and can be caused by vasculitis(inflammation of these tiny blood vessels) which usually is an autoimmune process. I recommend that your physician examine you and order blood tests to rule out other causes such as low platelets or other blood coagulation deficiencies. Sometimes these blood vessels leak from excessive standing and weight. ...Read more

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Itchy blisters on palms of hands and bottom of feet ?

Itchy blisters on palms of hands and bottom of feet ?

Eczema: Probably dyshidrotic eczema. The blisters tend to open and then the underlying tissue feels raw usually we use topical steroid cream but the otc steroids do not penetrate well. Go check with your doctor or dermatologist. ...Read more

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What are these red itchy little bumps on the bottom of my feet?

What are these red itchy little bumps on the bottom of my feet?

Dermatitis: There are many causes, including fungal (athletes foot) infection, bacterial infection, contact dermatitis or allergic reaction. If it is more than a small area, spreading or getting worse then you need to see a dermatologist or podiatrist asap. ...Read more

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My husband woke up not being able to walk very well and his foot is itchy with little red blotches on the bottom what's wrong ?

Podiatrist eval: I can't diagnose this. Some problems require both a medical history and a physical examination. I would encourage your husband to see his local podiatrist. Take care. ...Read more

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My feet start off very very itchy & then when I start walking they hurt really bad & are a little red on the bottom but not much.

My feet start off very very itchy & then when I start walking they hurt really bad & are a little red on the bottom but not much.

Athletes foot: itchy red feet me because by fungal infection called tinea pedis or athletes foot. You may need to try a topical antifungal medication for 2 to 3 weeks to alleviate your symptoms. If your symptoms do not go away you may need to see a podiatrist for further evaluation. ...Read more