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Dry Skin Soles Of Feet
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?
Dry soles of feet, sore red, hard white patches and peeling behind toes. Athletes foot or dry skin? Seeing dr inweek need advce! Will buy lac-hydrin
Small red dot rash, itchy, dry skin on top all over body! Nothing on palms of hands or soles of feet? What is it? Help!
Need an exam: Rash would need an exam. But can be viral if red small dot on the palms or soles, but hard to tell from your description. Have a doc take a look. ...Read more
No, not unless: That area is infected as well.Get a more detailed answer ›
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.
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
One of my foot has skins similiar to dry skin and is peeling away. There is also two redish nodes inside the skin near to the ark. What's causing this?
Foot dermatitis: This could be either eczema or athlete's foot, a fungal infection of the skin. Please see your dermatologist, who can do a skin scraping, particularly of those reddish nodules, to look for fungal organisms in the skin. In order to see these fungal organisms it is important not to use any antifungal creams for 2 weeks prior to seeing your doctor as using the cream may interfere with findings. ...Read more
So I have ridiculously dry skin on my right foot and foot lotions don't work. What could I use? And I don't have eczema
A few options: In most cases, dry skin problems respond well to home and lifestyle measures, such as using moisturizers and avoiding long, hot showers and baths. If you have very dry and scaly skin, your doctor may recommend you use an over-the-counter (nonprescription) cream that contains Lactic Acid or Lactic Acid and urea. Treatments may also include hydrocortisone-containing lotions. ...Read more
I just got my cast of from my ankle. How can I wash my foot, can I just lotion to help the dry skin?
Check with surgeon: The best source to answer your question is to check with your surgeon or physician who placed the cast. They typically have particular ways that they recommend caring for your wounds, which will allow them to standardize monitoring and follow-up. The concerns would be inflammation or infection in the skin, which could become dangerous. ...Read more
I notice dark spot under foot finger nail 2 weeks ago & 2 months ago a dark mark on leg & some dry skin patches on all my body random area transparent?
Unusual: Unusual can't give any diagnosis or advice without seeing this. Recomend Healthtap pictures and consult or face-to-face consult with Primary care Doc ...Read more
CRP after foot fx/ORIF- burning pain, sensitivity, redness, red dots, dry skin. Is CRPS the only diagnosis or could this be something else?
Complex regional pa:
This can occur. You can get a second opinion. A good website to look at is which is from the National Institue of Health:
http://www. Ninds. Nih. Gov/disorders/reflex_sympathetic_dystrophy/detail_reflex_sympathetic_dystrophy. Htm
Treatment includes medication, physical therapy, nerve blocks to name a few. ...Read more
Do I have athletes foot the side of my big toe was burning itching and red now its peeling with hard dry skin n red underneath my third toe peels als?
Likely: It is probably fungal (athlete's foot). Sometimes there is also bacterial infection. Use some OTC creams and keep toe webs and feet dry. ...Read more
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