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What to do if I have red spots on both palm and sole of foot! Help asap?

What to do if I have red spots on both palm and sole of foot! Help asap?

Have it examined: red spots on both the palm and sole may be something minor like a contact dermatitis or more serious like viral condition or underlying systemic disease. Don't second guess and delay having it examined. ...Read more

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Dry soles of feet not itchy, red and swollen, I feel they always look a bit swollen? Why? Have used athletes foot. Still feel puffy hard. Flat feet

Dry soles of feet not itchy, red and swollen, I feel they always look a bit swollen? Why? Have used athletes foot. Still feel puffy hard. Flat feet

I think you are on: The right track thinking that this could be Athlete's Foot. Making sure, probably by seeing a Podiatrist or Foot Specialist, might be your best first step. I can't tell from your question if your soles are also red and swollen or NOT red and swollen. If yes, a rare condition called erythromelalgia might be considered. Consider a Dermatology consult, too. Good wishes:) ...Read more

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Very sore red swollen soles of feet?? They were hard and peeling so I've been using athletes foot but feet are swelling abnormally and hurt??

Very sore red swollen soles of feet?? They were hard and peeling so I've been using athletes foot but feet are swelling abnormally and hurt??

Infection?: This may be caused by something you came in contact with...it is likely infection or a severe inflammatory reaction. See your doctor to help narrow down the diagnosis so you can be treated and get better. ...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 son's palms of hands and soles of feet are peeling. No itching or redness. This has occurred several times. What causes this?

My son's palms of hands and soles of feet are peeling. No itching or redness. This has occurred several times. What causes this?

Peeling hands, feet: Peeling of extremities may have several causes like after strep infections!, kawasaki disease. Fungal illnesses, psoriasis and a condion known as erythroderma. ...Read more

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What would cause random feeling burning on the sole of foot?

What would cause random feeling burning on the sole of foot?

Burning feet: Many things can cause burning of feet like diabetes, low back issues, nerve damage neuroma. Get it checked. May need nerve conduction study. ...Read more

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Can mortons neuroma cause red painful toes when standing? Pain and redness eases when not on foot.

Can mortons neuroma cause red painful toes when standing? Pain and redness eases when not on foot.

Pain? Yes. Red? No.: Morton's neuroma are affiliated with a "pins and needles" sensation of pain, usually between the toes but occasionally extending to the toes. (After all, the nerve fibers reach there). However, the "red" part has me confused. Does the toe blanche when cold? (Turn red, then white, then blue?) Are there "ugly veins" on the foot (AVM vasospasm)? Use HealthTap Prime to show a doc or TTYD to get a diag ...Read more

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What could be the cause of my right palm and sole of foot being number than my left side and it's the same in my mom?

What could be the cause of my right palm and sole of foot being number than my left side and it's the same in my mom?

Neuropath?: Some chronic conditions are associated with neuropathies. Diabetes and heart disease been the most common. This ailments are frequently seen on different family members. ...Read more

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1 cm, perfectly circular bruise on top of foot. Very small pinpoint at center. No swelling, redness, raising, etc. What was I bit by? Cause for worry?

1 cm, perfectly circular bruise on top of foot. Very small pinpoint at center. No swelling, redness, raising, etc. What was I bit by? Cause for worry?

Varies: There are a number of possibilities, among the more common and sometimes concerning can be a spider bite, particularly a brown recluse spider. You should seek attention if the area becomes dark appearing or shows any sign of infection such as redness or swelling; or if the size of the area is increasing. ...Read more

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I have neuropathy in my toes. What are likely causes? NO swelling or redness either foot. Its the first 3 toes in each foot (large to small).HAIC norm

I have neuropathy in my toes. What are likely causes? NO swelling or redness either foot. Its the first 3 toes in each foot (large to small).HAIC norm

Many possibilities: Depending on what you describe as a neuropathy, it could be a number of different things. See you doctor to determine whether this can be assessed with a thorough history and physical examination, and whether there is a need for further either electrodiagnostic or radiographic testing. ...Read more

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What can cause localised itch patch on sole of foot, emollients, 2x steroid cream. Slight redding from mechanical itching, otherwise normal. Worse @ night?

What can cause localised itch patch on sole of foot, emollients, 2x steroid cream. Slight redding from mechanical itching, otherwise normal. Worse @ night?

Possible fungus: It is possible that you have a patch of fungal or yeast infection. Try an over the counter yeast cream such as is used for athlete's foot and see if that helps. ...Read more

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What causes server swelling in left foot and ankle with pain and blotchy redness in foot, ankle area up to 4 or 5 inches or more up your leg twice now?

May not be related.: Your pain could be as a result of many different things. A thorough history and physical exam and possibly some laboratory and radiology exams are needed to determine the exact cause. Causes of pain may include: trauma (fracture, sprain, arthritis), infection, metabolic conditions (gout), circulatory, musculoskeletal or biomechanical abnormality and neurologic conditions (neuropathy). ...Read more

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What causes swelling of the ankles my right ankle swelled up from the inside up to the center of my leg. Excruciating pain and redness. The pain went away after two hours. Two days later my left foot started except only the ankle on the outside swelled wit

What causes swelling of the ankles my right ankle swelled up from the inside up to the center of my leg. Excruciating pain and redness. The pain went away after two hours. Two days later my left foot started except only the ankle on the outside swelled wit

In: In general, swelling that occurs in both feet/ankles simultaneously is usually the result of the body retaining fluid. It's the feet and ankles that swell only because gravity brings the fluid down there. It's not a symptom of something wrong with the feet or ankles, but rather some systemic condition that is causing fluid to be retained in the body. The 4 most common causes being an issue with either the heart, lungs, liver or kidneys.

But when one foot or ankle swells, it almost always means something is wrong with the foot or ankle, and it's not related to fluid retention. Also, fluid retention is not typically painful; certainly not "excruciating."

there are many reasons for an ankle to swell and become painful (i'm assuming there was no injury), and when you say first it was one ankle, then it went away, only to start up on the other ankle, i'd wonder about some kind of arthritic process of an inflammatory nature, like gout or rheumatoid arthritis. I suppose there is also the remote possibility you could have had a phlebitis in one leg which cleared up on its own, and then re-developed it on the other lower leg, but this is a stretch, to be honest.

My best advice is to have your primary care physician take a look at it. He or she will be able to rule-out certain conditions, order appropriate tests, and make an appropriate referral to a specialist, if needed. But I wouldn't ignore this. I would get it checked out.

Feel better. ...Read more

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What could cause painful skin on my leg above my knee? No redness just painful even for a blanket to touch. Same pain was on top right foot 2 weeks ago.

What could cause painful skin on my leg above my knee? No redness just painful even for a blanket to touch. Same pain was on top right foot 2 weeks ago.

Nerve pain: What you are describing is a type of nerve pain. It would be good to know what other symptoms you are presenting. Depending on the distribution of pain and how it all started we could tell if this is coming from your spine, if this is related to shingles, among other issues. ...Read more

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Calf is achey. History of sciatica. The arch of foot seems to be collapsing with weigh. A little tender to touch. No swelling, heat, or redness. Cause?

Calf is achey. History of sciatica. The arch of foot seems to be collapsing with weigh. A little tender to touch. No swelling, heat, or redness. Cause?

Its All Related: Back is related to how the arch fell in your foot resulting in knee joints changing position that results in hip issues then translating to stress in your spine resulting in pieced nerves causing your sciatica. That's said, likely improving your arch with support/orthotic will help reduce the back pain. Remember this will not happen overnight but will take time and your feet will hurt initially. ...Read more

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I have a patch of red flakey skin on my left foot what is it caused by?

I have a patch of red flakey skin on my left foot what is it caused by?

Eczema?: It could be lots of things including psoriasis, eczema, or other types of dermatitis. Try over the counter Hydrocortisone creme or ointment. ...Read more

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What causes extreme itching & red bumps on sole of my feet?

What causes extreme itching & red bumps on sole of my feet?

Pssible fungus: Your red bumps and itching sounds like an 'athlete's foot' condition referred to as tinea pedis. A foot specialist or dermatologist can determine what it is with a culture. Treatment would involve topical anti-fungals. ...Read more

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My right leg and foot keep swelling huge and are red and very hot and go numb. What causes this?

My right leg and foot keep swelling huge and are red and very hot and go numb. What causes this?

Swollen right leg: May be infection cellulitis or clot or compression from venous insufficiency or mass in pelvis or combination. The numbness is due to compression of nerves from swelling At your age it is serious go to ER today ...Read more

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4 mo old healthy baby- 1of his feet keeps getting red & warm around toes much more than other. (His right foot). No other symptoms & no pain. Causes?

4 mo old healthy baby- 1of his feet keeps getting red & warm around toes much more than other. (His right foot). No other symptoms & no pain. Causes?

Blood flow: Blood flow to the feet can be variable in young infants. This should straighten itself out in a few months. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Random red spot on foot - I have two, one on heel and other on front side. They are sore and hurt. Causes?

Random red spot on foot - I have two, one on heel and other on front side. They are sore and hurt. Causes?

Erythema nodosum: The most likely cause of red spots more likely on lower legs but can occur on the human foot is erythema nodosum. These are really a macular (not raised) and are firm under the skin. Consult your local dermatologist. Cortisone is helpful even cortisone injection. ...Read more

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Neurovascular: erythromelagia maybe? Visible redness, intense heat, burning pain of soles of feet. What type of specialist could diagnose?

Neurovascular: erythromelagia maybe? Visible redness, intense heat, burning pain of soles of feet. What type of specialist could diagnose?

Possibly neuropathy: Clinicl in office examination would be necessary to evaluate and rule out infection or other diagnoses before treatment. ...Read more

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My left foot specifically in between my toes have been itching and its red since last week. Please advice for causes, precautions and treatments.?

My left foot specifically in between my toes have been itching and its red since last week. Please advice for causes, precautions and treatments.?

Itchy toes: Dry, itchy skin between your toes is often a sign of a fungal infection. The infection can often be cleared using over-the-counter medications like lamisil (terbinafine). If left untreated, the infection may spread to your toenails or other areas of your body, requiring more extensive treatment. ...Read more

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Injured hemi cp effected ankle. Foot is red at night and after walking. Veins in ankle and foot potrude. Excessive dryness bottoms of both feet, causes?

Injured hemi cp effected ankle. Foot is red at night and after walking. Veins in ankle and foot potrude. Excessive dryness bottoms of both feet, causes?

Lack of motion: Usually motion will help circulation and with cp the motion is limited and the you get more pooling of blood and they will effect the size and color of the area. I recommend that you see a foot doctor for possible compression sock after arterial Doppler that's is within normal limit ...Read more