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Feet Itching While Breastfeeding
Breastfeeding is providing nutrition to an infant using breat milk either directly by infant latching and sucking on the nipple or by feeding via bottle with expressed breast milk (when baby has difficulty suckling). Breast milk is the best milk for any baby but ...Read more
Allergic reaction: She may be having an allergic reaction to the sting. If it is itchy and it looks like a rash but not swollen and painful then it is probably just a skin reaction. Apply topical cortisone cream to the area, ice it and possibly take some benadryl (diphenhydramine). It should feel better in 1-2 days. ...Read more
Athletes foot : Most likely athletes foot fungus but can be contact dermatitis. If just red then wash well and moisturizer. If there is a flaky rash then try OTC Lamisil cream for a few days. If no better then try OTC cortisone cream. If that doesn't help see a podiatrist or dermatologist ...Read more
Foot itching : You want to see a your local foot doctor or dermatologist to biopsy the skin to identify the cause of your symptoms. It sounds like a athletes foot or tinea pedis. Most probably a standard anti fungal cream will be prescribed with possibly a anti fungal sprain for all your shoe gear will be advised. ...Read more
Iktching: Cortisone will help the itching. However determining first the cause of the itching is advisable. ...Read more
I am experiencing foot itching and foot pain. The following also describes me: Foot redness. What should I do?
Find out the cause: Of itching. For instance, you could have athletes's foot. Your physician can help to accurately diagnose the reason you itch so that an appropriate treatment plan can be developed. ...Read more
Fungus: IS always a possibilityGet a more detailed answer ›
Yes, maybe.: Itching can be due to allergies but there are other diseases that can make you itchy, like liver dysfunction. You should make an appointment with an allergist to make sure you don't have any risk factors or physical finding suggestive of a more serious underlying condition. If not, they will try treating you with antihistamines. ...Read more
I am experiencing foot itching. Red patch and peeling blisters, tanactin not helping , seems to be drying up but bigger circle
I am experiencing foot itching. Burning and skin is peeling in between my toes. This has been going on for months now. ?
Be evaluated: There are multiple considerations, sometimes it can be related to a system or local contact reaction to something you are or were exposed to, there are other possibilities as well. A medical check up would be a good place to start. ...Read more
There is a terrible eczema rash on my feet.Itching results in bruise nmarks...Please recommend an oitment?
See a dermatologist: Itchy scaling rash on feet could be eczema or it could be due to psoriasis, contact dermatitis or a fungal infection. A dermatologist can do a scraping to determine if there is fungus there and then prescribe appropriate treatment. If eczema cream is applied to fungal infections they will get worse, and antifungal creams do nothing to treat eczema. ...Read more
Itchy,white-skin coloured tiny bumps on left hand and feet?itching started 2 months ago then single bump appeared on hand.now there is more. help?
I am experiencing foot itching and toe inflammation. The following also describe me: Foot redness, Toe swelling, and Skin rash. What should I do? It has been itching since last night. I went hiking but no one else got itchy feet.
You could consider a trial of athlete's foot spray (usually lotrimin or tinactin spray) which are active against yeasts,e.g. Candida albicans.
It is a moist environment that allows for growth of these fungi on the skin of the feet. Give it a try for the next few days and determine if it settles down. Otherwise, see a physician. ...Read more
Lumps at the base of my skull. Seems like swollen lymph nodes, this way off and on for mths, ear pressure/fluid. Hand/foot itching, numbness. see dr?
Yes!: Anything that has been an ongoing problem for months needs to be checked. If there was a simple explanation, you would have found it. Since the symptoms were not temporary, it is important to find out what is going on. So do get checked. Good luck! ...Read more
I've been breastfeeding for about 2 months. Recently i've experienced armpit itching during feedings. What can be causing this & how do I fix it?
Several things: These are symptoms that require a thorough evaluation by your doctor. Only after obtaining this informstion, can he/she adequately diagnose and treat you. ...Read more
I am a 27 year old non breastfeeding female and my left areola has become scaly and dry. There is no itching. What should I do? Is this minor?
2mth baby has oral and anal mycoses, i feel itching and redness under nipples bcoz im breastfeeding, can I continue nursing her or I should stop?
Continue but treat: I assume you are talking about thrush and diaper rash. You should be treating these as per your doctor. Your nipples should also be treated, but assuming you've discussed treatment options and proper cleaning with your doctor, you should continue breast feeding unless the pain is prohibitive. ...Read more
I have dark discoloration under my breasts. No itching, peeling, or pain. I have small breasts and I am breastfeeding have been for almost 2 years.
Melasma : Melasma on the chest is not as frequent as in the face. The patches are usually symmetric and may have a "moth-eaten" appearance to their borders. Melasma due to pregnancy usually regresses within a year after delivery; however, areas of hyperpigmentation may never completely resolve. ...Read more
I stopped breastfeeding for my 19 month old baby. Aftr 1 week its got normal..then two breast are itching .
Still going strong: Check your breast for any sign of yeast infection to cause itching around nipples, or mastitis with which you may have redness or tenderness also. Since after stopping breast feeding, your internal clock still needs a little time to send the signal to stop producing milk, you can expect to feel unease for a while. ...Read more
Breastfeeding for past 3 mths.Had nipple pain, doc adviced to use nipple cream.sometimes i am getting sharp pain in breast and also itching. Pls adv?
I had tiny brown spots appear on my right hand seemingly overnight. There is no pain or itching. I am breastfeeding; could this be vitamin deficiency?
Probably not: Since breastfeeding moms have been, and usually still are, taking prenatal vitamins or once-a-day multivitamins, having vitamin deficiencies to the point of actually getting symptoms are unlikely. If there are any other symptoms present, a primary care doctor can evaluate the rash and other symptoms. ...Read more
Red bumps, with head I was told I have rosacea but it's sooo itchy idk what to do, and I don't want to scratch my face. the metronidazole cream made it more itchy. What can I try for this itching that is safe while breastfeeding?
Skin disorder: Would suggest you see a dermatologist who can put this in the proper perspective and who can answer your questions appropriately. ...Read more
Dry Skin, Fungus: The most common causes of itchy skin on the soles of your feet are dry skin and athlete's foot which is caused by fungus or yeast. Even if you do not see or smell anything odd, i'd suggest trying a simple over the counter anti fungal cream applied every day and see if the problem resolves. If not, see a doctor. Terbinafine and Clotrimazole are commonly available otc antifungals. ...Read more
Many possible causes: 18 y/o Female says My hands and feet itch on the inside? There are many possible causes like Contact Dermatitis from touching something or applying lotions/ creams that one is Allergic to. Could also be Systemic causes like Diabetes, Hepatitis, Skin Disorders like Psoriasis, Smoking, Food allergies or even Nerves (Neuropathies) and life Stress. Best to see Dermatologist if Symptoms persist. ...Read more