Doctor insights on:
Dry Skin On Bottoms Of Feet
I am a heroin addict have been for 5 yrs. My question is I have developed a growth of thick dry skin on the bottom of my feet is this from heroin use?
Something on the bottom of my foot. A lot of dry skin around it. Cleared dry skin and it's flat with a bubble looking thing. Advise/explanation? Help!
Bubble Up.: Bottom of the foot things as you have described can only be one or more of a few options. Foreign bodies, punctate callus or a wart may fit the bill. Without offering up to much flannel, I'm putting my money on a wart. To not waste valuable time, you need to get an expert opinion. ...Read more
I have a cut on the bottom of my foot. I also have dry skin on the soles of my feet and they can get very cold. Could this be because of my diabetes?
I have these small water like bumps on the bottom of feet & they itch & hurt sometimes but after a few days it becomes like dry skin. Why & what is it?
See below: Any type of rash needs to be looked. Start by making an appointment with your primary care doctor and take things from there. Good luck! ...Read more
Apply moisturizer: If it doesn't go away see podiatrist as it may not be a simple dry spot. ...Read more
Itch bottom of the foot, specially at night, no rash, there is some type of darker skin in the great toe that looks like dry skin?
Tinea pedis: My bet is athletes foot. Google and look at images. Go to drug store and ask pharmacist what works best in your town. ...Read more
I have a patch of dry peeling skin on the bottom of my feet and it itches. I'm assuming it's eczema. I want to know for sure and if there's anything I can do to get rid of it?
Clarisonic for feet: Is great to start with. It really smoothes the skin of the feet, but if not able to get then make an appointment with your dermatologist for stronger Urea based compounds to help. ...Read more
Tough Call: This is a challenging question because a photo of what you are describing would provide a lot of insight into the cause of your problem. You should see a dermatologist to check this out. This could be many things including, Tinea pedis (fungal infection), Dishydrotic Eczema, Lentigenes, Psoriasis and many other things. Get it checked out. Good luck. ...Read more
First--: I would treat the open wound first. Once that is healed use a good moisturizer after bathing with feet still moist as it will penetrate better that way. ...Read more
Calluses, xerosis: You may have calluses or xerosis or both. Calluses cause a thickening of the skin under areas of the feet that take on more pressure than other parts of the foot. Xerosis is just excessively dry skin but can sometimes be related to other medical issues. There are also some callus disorders that are inherited. A podiatrist can help. ...Read more
Tinea pedis: Tinea pedis is a fungal infection of the feet, common in people who wear closed shoes that trap moisture. It is characterized by flaking, cracking and peeling of the skin. This condition is treated with over the counter medications specifically for this purpose, and is prevented by keeping the feet dry and avoiding exposure from public showers, etc. ...Read more
Products with urea: Helps as do the large files to remove thickened dead skin then use a heavy moisturizer and cotton sock over night, also AM lactam helps ...Read more
Hydrate skin: I usually suggest a cream such as eucerin be applied to wet skin 2 to 3 times a day. I also suggest urea creams for more difficult cases. ...Read more
Dry peeling skin: There are a number of causes of dry peeling skin. You can use a cream like lachydrin (lactic acid) twice daily to improve the symptoms. I think 5% is otc while 12% is prescription. Fungal infection is one of the causes of scaling so if it is not resolved see your doctor. ...Read more
No, not unless: That area is infected as well.Get a more detailed answer ›
My dad has realy dry skin on the tops of his toes on both his feet. They don't itch. Just dry. What causes this and what can be done?
It could be eczema.
Try miracle foot cream which you can get at any drug store. ...Read more
On my right foot there are what I guess patches of irregularly shaped white flaky skin? I am not sure if it is just dry skin or athlete's foot.
I have really dry feet and my heals have dry skin and scaly, I peal off a ton of skin but it just grows back to being hard and sometimes itchy normal?
Dry Feet: Dry feet can be caused by a variety of problems. Problems as serious as skin diseases and possibly fungal infections may be the cause or simply exposure or lack of moisture. A podiatrist can help you differentiate. If you are certain that it is related to dry skin regular use of cocoa butter or eucerin type cream could resolve the problem. A pedicure might be a fast way to begin the process. ...Read more
O'Keeffe's: O'keeffe's makes a product, besides working hands, specifically for dry, peeling feet. But make sure you change your socks all the time and wash and thoroughly clean the feet in some soap that will not promote drying. ...Read more
I have extremely dry skin on my hands and feet for some reason. What can I do to make them soft and silky?
Efas, lachydrin (lactic acid): Avoid irritating chemicals, add essential fatty acids to your diet such as flaxseed oil or omega 3-6-9 to increase the content of essential fattynacids in the skin. Externally use barrier repair creams such as cerave. Soaking your hands in water and then trapping the water with barrier repair creams. Prescription creams includeeletone, hylatopic ointment etc. ...Read more
- Talk to a doctor online
- Red spots under skin on hand
- Red spots under skin on feet
- Dry skin under feet
- White dry skin on feet
- Thin skin on feet
- White bumps under skin on feet
- White spots under skin on palms of hands
- Dry patch of skin on foot
- Dark spot under my skin on bottom of foot
- Dry skin soles of feet
- Scaly skin on bottom of feet
- Holes in skin on bottom of feet
- Extremely dry peeling skin on feet
- Split skin on bottom of foot
- Skin thick on hand palms and bottom of feet
- Peeling bottoms of toes
- Dry flaky tingly skin on on penis tip
- Red welts under skin on bottom of feet and hands
- Skin on bottom of feet turning red
- Red spots underneath skin on palms