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Doctor insights on: Feet White Patches

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Dark patches on feet?

Dark patches on feet?

Many possibilities: There are many types and causes of skin rashes. Several types of inflammatory conditions of the skin, allergic reactions, and sometimes bacterial, viral or fungal infections can cause rashes on the skin. Insect bites can also be the cause of a rash on the skin. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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Can chinese foot patches that remove toxins from the body really work?

Can chinese foot patches that remove toxins from the body really work?

Doubtful: The skin is a barrier against things entering our body...Or leaving it. The odds of a patch, chinese or otherwise, being able to selective suck out toxins are fairly slim. They are deigned to change color on contact to moist skin, giving the appearance of having removed something harmful. ...Read more

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Will pain patches stop pain associated with peripheral neurophaty pain in the feet?

Will pain patches stop pain associated with peripheral neurophaty pain in the feet?

Depends...: It's not possible to predict how medication will work on a specific person.It also depends on which pain patch you are talking about and how severe the pain is.If only topical patches and pain is mild to moderate it can help,if pain is severe most likely not.If the pain patch is fentanyl or any other strong narcotic it should help for severe pain.Make sure it has been prescribed by your doctor. ...Read more

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What's this itchy raised patch on my foot?

What's this itchy raised patch on my foot?

Tinea: It's most likely fungal in nature. Any new skin lesion must be examined by a doctor and biopsied if necessary. ...Read more

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Why do I have a prickly patch on my foot like pins and needles?

Why do I have a prickly patch on my foot like pins and needles?

Neuropathy: Perhaps a compressed or entrapped nerve. It would be interesting if you could relay to us precisely where that patch of skin is. ...Read more

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What r the light brown patches on my feet? Feels like dry skin

What r the light brown patches on my feet? Feels like dry skin

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

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There is a small patch on the right feet and it looks like psoriasis. Can i know the medicine to prevent it.

There is a small patch on the right feet and it looks like psoriasis. Can i know the medicine to prevent it.

Psoriasis therapy: What you describe could be psoriasis. It could also be contact dermatitis, eczema or even a fungal infection. It deserves being evaluated by a dermatologist. In direct response to your question about prevention of psoriasis. It is difficult to prevent a chronic disease. Treatment is directed at controlling it rather than preventing it. ...Read more