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Possible causes of rash on top of my foot?

Possible causes of rash on top of my foot?

Many causes: Determining the cause of a rash on the top of your foot is difficult with a physical examination and history. However, some common causes of a rash on the top of the foot are contact dermititis, athlete's foot, insect bite or allergic reaction. Topical steroid creams are effective in most cases. Sometimes oral medications are needed as well. ...Read more

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Dr. John Chiu
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Rash (Definition)

A skin rash is a symptom in which a person has changes on part or all of his skin, such as color changes, bumps, blisters, oozing, peeling, ...Read more


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What could be the cause of itchy fingers & tops of feet & toes? Also had a slight rash appear on outside of Palm of hand now disappeared. Thanks.

What could be the cause of itchy fingers & tops of feet & toes? Also had a slight rash appear on outside of Palm of hand now disappeared. Thanks.

Itch: The cause of itchiness of fingers, feet and toes can be difficult to identify. I would suspect reaction to foods, medications, changes in temperature,etc. See if you detect any pattern. Taking antihistamine medications like benadryl(causes drowsiness) or claritin(nondrowsy) may relieve the symptoms. An allergist may help you with this problem if it persists. ...Read more

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What causes pain in the top of foot after jogging?

What causes pain in the top of foot after jogging?

Could be numerous: Things, tendonitis, neuritis, stress reaction of bone. If you are a serious jogger it would behoove you to see a doctor (podiatrist or orthopedist) to solve this issue quickly as the problems will potentially escalate with physical exertion. ...Read more

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What kind of rash starts at bottom of hairline?

What kind of rash starts at bottom of hairline?

Seborrhea: Usually seborrheic dermatitis, which is also the cause of dandruff. You can use Hydrocortisone 1% cream on it three times a day and use a good dandruff shampoo. Leave the shampoo on for 5 minutes before rinsing. Be seen if not better. ...Read more

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Really itchy on the inside part of calves that then causes a rash. Also on the side/back of neck. May be related - dryness around lips.In Costa Rica.

Really itchy on the inside part of calves that then causes a rash. Also on the side/back of neck. May be related - dryness around lips.In Costa Rica.

Itchy legs: For itchy areas you can use Benadryl (diphenhydramine) cream or lotion. It is available over the counter. For the other areas that are not itchy, use eucerin lotion or cream. The skin will get itchy when it is dry. Moisturizing the skin will stop the itching. Good luck and feel better. ...Read more

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What are the causes of swollen ankles with redness around the ankle area and lower legs?

What are the causes of swollen ankles with redness around the ankle area and lower legs?

simple cause: First and foremost, infection is out. Does anyone else in your family have this, do you stand on your feet a lot, does it get better when your legs are elevated or worse as the day progresses? Look up the terms venous insufficiency or venous stasis. Stop the water pills, stop the antibiotics, and get into a good pair of 20-30mmhg compression stockings and wear them when you are up. ...Read more

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What causes rashes on the bottom of feet and middle of hands?

What causes rashes on the bottom of feet and middle of hands?

Send picture: A better description will be needed. Attach a picture if possible. There are many potential causes of skin rash which doesn't mean much without more details. ...Read more

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What is the cause of swelling near eyes and ankle region.?

What is the cause of swelling near eyes and ankle region.?

Facial & ankle edema: Swelling symptoms can be caused by a wide variety of infections, inflammation, trauma, cancer, and cardiovascular disorders, kidney disorders. Organs and lymph nodes regulate the balance of fluids that circulate throughout the body. Various conditions that affect organ function can tilt the balance so that fluid is retained and starts leaking into the surrounding tissues. You need to see an md. ...Read more

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What could be the cause of blistering, itchy patches on the upper torso of the body and itching is worse at night? Feels like something crawling @

What could be the cause of blistering, itchy patches on the upper torso of the body and itching is worse at night?  Feels like something crawling @

Contact Dermatotis: Dermatitis is an inflammation of the skin. Contact dermatitis is a localized rash or irritation of the skin caused by contact with a substance that is foreign to the body. Substances that commonly cause contact dermatitis include plant sap, metals, cleaning solutions, cosmetic additives, perfumes, industrial chemicals, and latex rubber additives. ...Read more

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What causes itchy spot in pubic region? No visual signs of irritation, redness or peeling but the base of a few of the hair follicles look dry?

What causes itchy spot in pubic region? No visual signs of irritation, redness or peeling but the base of a few of the hair follicles look dry?

Dry skin: Thanks for your question! Sounds like it may be a little dry skin. Taking cooler showers can help. You may want to also try and moisturizer too! ...Read more

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What cuases pain in the top of the foot after jogging?

What cuases  pain in the top of the foot after jogging?

Dorsal foot: Could be related to insufficient support of the arches. Could also be sprain, or less likely, stress fracture. ...Read more

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Athletic trainer diagnosed swelling around the sesamoid bones in my foot. Now feeling pain/stiffness near top of the big toe also. Different injury?

Athletic trainer diagnosed swelling around the sesamoid bones in my foot. Now feeling pain/stiffness near top of the big toe also. Different injury?

Get examined by md: Sesamoid injuries to the big toe are relatively uncommon. Fractures to the sesamoid bones are most commonly seen in ( American) football. More likely your symptoms in your age etc. could be related to sprains of the 1st toe metatarsalphalangeal joint(turf toe). See an experienced ORS for examination and treatment options. Best of Luck! ...Read more

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What could possibly cause sudden intense itching of palms of hands, feet, redness around mouth, and rash on back and stomach within 30 minutes?

What could possibly cause sudden intense itching of palms of hands, feet, redness around mouth, and rash on back and stomach within 30 minutes?

Itchying and rash: This sounds like an allergy to something - perhaps you ate something that you have an allergy to. Have you taken a Bendaryl or called or seen a doctor? ...Read more

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Is needle-like pain in my foot below the ankle a possible sign of gout?

Is needle-like pain in my foot below the ankle a possible sign of gout?

Gout pain: Gout is an inflammatory condition of a joint; the joint can become painful from an increase in uric acid levels in the joint and the tissues surrounding the painful area. Gout usually affects the hallux joint, the ankle joint, the knee joint, the wrist, and smaller joints of the hands and feet. Uric acid levels can be decreased with diet and medication. Ask your physician and podiatrist. ...Read more

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What could cause severe itching on the sole of the foot and underarms? No visible rash

What could cause severe itching on the sole of the foot and underarms? No visible rash

May be nerve...: Without a visible rash and/or break in the skin, the sensation of "itching" is nerve related. Keep track of what may be related to its onset - such as 1) did you eat something that triggered it?, 2) did you wear something that irritated the area?, 3) did you move a certain way that may have aggravated it? DISCUSS with your PCP too - sometimes may be related disease - like diabetes, thyroid, etc. ...Read more

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Arch of foot sore, outside of the calf hurts from knee to ankle with pinching / tingling sensation in middle of calf. Ultrasound normal. Cause be?

Arch of foot sore, outside of the calf hurts from knee to ankle  with pinching / tingling sensation in middle of calf. Ultrasound normal. Cause be?

Neuropathy: You showing signs of possible lower back issues, L5,S1 could be the source of your problem. An x-ray or MRI would be useful in the diagnosis ...Read more

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What causes itchy rashes with puss around the base of the penis?

What causes itchy rashes with puss around the base of the penis?

Please have this: Medically evaluated. It sounds like you have an infection. ...Read more

Dr. Cornelia Franz
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Rash (Definition)

A rash is a change to skin condition which can affect color, appearance, or texture. It may or may not ...Read more