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Causes Of Foot Odor And Peeling Feet
Menopause occurs: 1 year after last period. During perimenopausal (time leading up to period stopping) you can have a # of sxs. Sxs may include waking up in middle of night sweating heavily; v concentration, ^ vaginal dryness; fatigue, hair loss, dizziness, wt gain, bloating, incontinence, irregularity of periods, hot flashes; mood swings, irritability ; decreased interest in sex. ^ itching can occur. ...Read more
It is a sign: Dry peeling feet is a sign of athlete's foot. It is not always the case but often times it is athlete's foot. Other conditions such as contact dermatitis, reaction to medication, etc can cause peeling. A podiatrist can take a skin scraping to determine if it is fungal or not. If so, anti-fungal cream should resolve the problem. ...Read more
My son's palms of hands and soles of feet are peeling. No itching or redness. This has occurred several times.. What causes this?
Possible, but rare: Peripheral diabetic neuropathy, often starting on the feet, can have itching sensation but more often with burning/tingling/pain rather than itching. Often dry skin, eczema (dishydrosis), fungal infections are causes of itching on feet areas. I suggest consulting doc for an examination and test for diabetes, if needed. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Itchy dry palms and feet. Scaly with fissures on both hands and soles of my feet. What could it be ?
A common problem-: -genetics play a role, so U can only treat the symptoms. there R many products that claim to cure them, but there is no cure, the minute U stop, it returnes. ny dermatologist recs Cera/Ve cream as the best for this. winter is worse due to dry air, decreases humidity. this cream is expensive, so try some others first. Google it & U will find lots. udder Balm is one commonly used. a visit 2 a Derm? ...Read more
Developed intense itching and burning on the palms of my hands and bottoms of my feet. Difficulty walking due to itching and burning of my feet. ?
Need exam: Palms & soles with these symptoms needs an examination because there a number of things that it could be & these need to be ruled in & out by inspection, blood work, & history. At any rate, if this is an absolutely brand new set of symptoms which have never been discussed with a doctor then, you've now figured out the time to go...NOW.....some blood work will help and then, appropriate medication ...Read more
Cholestasis: If you are in your third trimester and itch all over, including the palms and soles it may me cholestasis. Talk to your doctor and if that diagnosis is right there are medicines to decrease the serum bile acid levels, ease the itching, and the diagnosis is something your doctor needs to ge aware of. ...Read more
Alien Abduction?: In general,a blister is caused either by thermal injury, extreme cold injury or extreme friction and/or pressure applied intensely and/or for prolonged time period.Blood may or may not accumulate,but is usually from friction.If a blister just pops up out of nowhere you might consider a bizarre"autoimmune"problem(what kind depends on your age,etc)but blood blisters between every digit?You a jogger? ...Read more
Dermatitis : Bright red inflammatory itching tops of the feet and hands are consistent with some sort of atopic or allergic reaction to some object or organism. Acute atopic dermatitis is consistent with such symptoms. Try otc Hydrocortisone as a first aid treatment, but it does not subside within 72 hours, seek a dermatologist for a more throrogh examination. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
MANY things.: Could be peripheral neuropathy. It could also be a reaction to a chemical in your house or a cleaning product. Carbon monoxide exposure, heavy metal exposure (lead, arsenic), vitamin deficiency, radiation exposure, and electrolye imbalances are just a few possible causes. See a doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Feet are blistering athete feet like, burning and itchin blister are pop-up under the skin burning swellin, uncontrolable itching.
Well, : Well, you so seem to be describing athlete's foot, a topical fungal infection, although there are other skin disorders that could also cause itching and blistering, like contact dermatitis (an allergic reaction from something like a dye in a new sock, etc.). Usually fungal infections have a characteristic fungal odor, whereas contact dermatitis doesn't. If you're absolutely miserable, go see a dermatologist or podiatrist right away. But if you'd like to try something yourself first, you can try applying an over-the-counter anti-fungal cream like lamisil, lotrimin or tinactin (tolnaftate) 2-3 times a day and see if it improves. If it doesn't get noticeably better in a day or two, you need to see a doctor. Regardless of what it might be, and as hard as this advice might be to follow, it's very important to not scratch! scratching will only inflame the area and in the case of fungal infections, will only cause it to spread (and put fungal spores under your fingernails). If you do see an improvement in a day or two, it most certainly is a fungal infection. Fungal spores live for 30 days, so just because it clears up in a couple of days doesn't mean you should stop using the fungicidal cream. You should keep using the cream for at least 30 days to prevent recurrence. Hope this helps. Don't scratch, and good luck! ...Read more
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