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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 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?

YES.: You're young. How long with diabetes? What's your A1C-should be below 7. Cold feet, dry skin could be what's called autonomic neuropathy, associated w/ diabetes. Make sure you see your PCP as indicated, and a podiatrist for that cut. ...Read more

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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!

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

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Extremely dry skin (left foot), what to do?

Extremely dry skin (left foot), what to do?

See below.: Try moisturizing cream to start. If not successful, see podiatrist or dermatologist. ...Read more

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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!

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

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What can I do about a dry skin spot on bottom of foot?

What can I do about a dry skin spot on bottom of foot?

Apply moisturizer: If it doesn't go away see podiatrist as it may not be a simple dry spot. ...Read more

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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

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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

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

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I just got my cast of from my ankle. How can I wash my foot, can I just lotion to help the dry skin?

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

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I am wondering what are these red and dry skin like bumps? They are not itchy unless but its on contact. They are on my legs and one or two on my foot

A thousand words....: Skin lesions such as colored bumps are almost impossible to comment on without seeing them or at least seeing a picture of them. If possible, provide a photo of the area. ...Read more

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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?

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

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CRP after foot fx/ORIF- burning pain, sensitivity, redness, red dots, dry skin. Is CRPS the only diagnosis or could this be something else?

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

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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?

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

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How to soften dry skin on your feet?

Soften skin: Use a moisturizer daily. One for feet is great or your usual body one will work. A pumice stone used before you apply the moisturizer can be helpful. ...Read more

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Help please? What is the best stuff to buy to help dry skin on feet!?

Help please? What is the best stuff to buy to help dry skin on feet!?

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

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I have dry skin espicially feet and some times tear. What should I do?

Dry skin: It is a fact of life. We use them so much! A moisturizer with glycolic or Lactic Acid should help. Apply it after shower, and use a pumice stone or similar implement to physically smooth them down. ...Read more

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How to cure from dry skin (xerosis) on feet?

How to cure from dry skin (xerosis) on feet?

Eucerine cream: Try Eucerine cream on feet twice a day. When you put it on at bedtime put on socks over the feet to keep the cream on. Avoid soaking the feet in water. ...Read more

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What is it when there is a bubble of dry skin on your feet?

What is it when there is a bubble of dry skin on your feet?

Bubble of dry skin: Several things could cause dry skin with blistering on your feet including dyshidrotic eczema, fungal infections, autoimmune diseases, and friction blisters. If it doesn't resolve on its own, I would recommend evaluation by a dermatologist. ...Read more