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Sore & swollen foot after the gout has been gone for 2 weeks now its purple & skin peeling any explaination?

Sore & swollen foot after the gout has been gone for 2 weeks now its purple & skin peeling  any explaination?

Get reevaluated: Skin peeling is normal as the swelling goes down after the gout resolves. Purple is congestion where blood is being pooled in the toe as it is slowed down in its return to the heart. If the pain was completely resolved and returned or the same see you doctor. If it is improving then its normal. ...Read more

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Dr. Amanda Itzkoff
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Peeling Skin (Definition)

A peeling skin is the result of separation of the outer layer of cells which separates. A typical common skin lesion of this nature is ...Read more


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Soles of feet are red, tender look swollen. Hard and peeling skin on the back of toes, hard skin and sore. Used athletes foot 5 days didn't help?

Soles of feet are red, tender look swollen. Hard and peeling skin on the back of toes, hard skin and sore. Used athletes foot 5 days didn't help?

Tinea Pedis: It sounds like a tinea pedis or athletes foot. Fungus can be very resistant to medication. Put lotrimin (clotrimazole) AF cream as well as hydrocortisone cream 15 three times a day for a week. Also, dry feet and toes carefully, then apply gold bond powder into your socks immediately after bathing or swimming. Good luck. ...Read more

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My 17 month old has peeling skin on his feet, is this okay?

My 17 month old has peeling skin on his feet, is this okay?

No problem: Peeling feet may be the result of sweating, or wearing gym or rubber shoes. ...Read more

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Dermatology question about the peeling skin on my foot?

Dermatology question about the peeling skin on my foot?

Why the peeeling: Many conditions can cause peeling of the skin from fungus to psoriasis. Viruses, dyshidrosis, and dry skin can also all cause peeling of the skin. A fungal cultore or microscopic test may be helpful. ...Read more

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What should you do about peeling skin on both feet?

See a dermatologist: Peeling skin on the feet can be fungus vs foot eczema vs psoriasis vs genetic vs other. Treatment depends on the diagnosis. ...Read more

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Hi, both my feet are dry,itchy and peeling skin what can it be?

Hi, both my feet are dry,itchy and peeling skin what can it be?

Itchy feet: Dry and itchy scaly feet is usually caused by a fungus and is most likely athletes foot. You need to purchase an over-the-counter antifungal medication and apply to your feet on a daily basis for proximally 3 to 4 weeks. If your symptoms do not resolve you may need a prescription antifungal cream. See a podiatrist for further evaluation. ...Read more

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I have a reaction on both feet. It started off as simply peeling skin in the middle now has progressed to discoloration clear and red bumps. ?

Foot rash: There are 3 common possibilities. Acute athletes foot has scaling skin and little red bumps; it tends to be really itchy and can be treated with an OTC cream. A bacterial infection can also cause this, but tends to result in cracked, bleeding skin and pain. Eczema is an allergic reaction, and will have redness, skin peeling, and variable pain. See someone if it continues to get worse! ...Read more

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Peeling skin and sores on top of feet. Peeling skin on sides of feet also. What could it be? Been this way for a few weeks.

Peeling skin and sores on top of feet. Peeling skin on sides of feet also. What could it be? Been this way for a few weeks.

Skin lesions: In order to diagnose these they must be seen and your medical history explored. See a dermatologist. It may well be a form of vesicular dermatitis, one of the most common skin conditions and totally benign. It would be somewhat unusual, however, to only see it on the feet. ...Read more

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My 3 year old daughter keeps getting peeling skin on hands and feet. Is this serious?

My 3 year old daughter keeps getting peeling skin on hands and feet. Is this serious?

Peeling skin: Peeling skin of the hands and feet is usually seen after a strep infection or kawasaki disease.Check with your doctor if you haven' t up till now. ...Read more

Dr. Eric Bluman
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Foot Swelling (Definition)

Foot swelling is a clinical finding in which a person's foot becomes enlarged ...Read more


Pedal Edema (Definition)

Pedal edema is fluid collection or ...Read more