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What causes foot itching around my plantar wart?

What causes foot itching around my plantar wart?

Plantar wart: Walking on a wart can cause irritation and inflammation of the involved skin. This can cause tenderness and/or itching. ...Read more

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Itch (Definition)

An itch is an irritating sensation that causes one to have the urge ...Read more


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What could it mean when your foot itches?

What could it mean when your foot itches?

Sweating, fungus: It could be only sweaty feet or it could be the start of athletes foot or a case of eczema. If there is no visible rash, wear cotton socks and try ab sorbent foot powder labelled af for antifungal. ...Read more

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Foot itching (Tip)

Hives are itchy and uncomfortable, but if you feel like your throat is closing—call 911! ...See more

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Treating Jock Itch (Checklist)

Treat affected areas with a topical antifungal cream
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See a Dermatologist for resistant or widespread cases
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How to cure foot itching probably related to icky hotel?

How to cure foot itching probably related to icky hotel?

Identify etiology: Could be bacterial, fungal, viral, excessive dryness, poor hygiene.If soap/water, cleansing with rubbing alcohol, and an otc topical antifungal doesn't improve symptomology in 2-3 weeks, an office visit is required. ...Read more

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Top of feet have a blisters and rash that itches. Appeared after wearing a certain pair of shoes with now socks. What would be this best treatments?

Top of feet have a blisters and  rash that itches. Appeared after wearing a certain pair of shoes with now socks.  What would be this best treatments?

Blisters: Obviously you will avoid wearing the Sox to which you are most likely allergic, and the blisters may be from illfitting shoes. Don't try to puncture the blisters, keep them clean and dry and free as possible from pressure on them. Apply cortisone type cream to the itchy rash. Wear white Sox and have your physician examine you if increased redness or pain develop. ...Read more

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Foot itching (Tip)

Scabies causes itching, but treatment of scabies may actually make the itching worse for a while. ...See more

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Treating Athlete's Foot (Checklist)

Dry well between the toes after your shower or bath
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Wear white cotton socks, especially in the summer
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Try to avoid scratching
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See your podiatrist is symptoms persist or do not improve
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I have fungal infection between my foot fingers since a very long time. It causes a lot of itching. What should I do to get rid of it?

I have fungal infection between my foot fingers since  a very long time. It causes a lot of itching. What should I do to get rid of it?

Athlete's foot: Most cases of can be cured with over-the-counter antifungal products and basic good hygiene. Wash and dry your feet every morning and evening, change socks daily, and don't wear the same shoes day after day to allow them time to dry completely before wearing again. Sprinkle antifungal powder on feet and in your shoes daily. Antifungal creams, spray and powders should be used for several weeks. ...Read more

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I was bitten by a Yellow Fly, bottom of foot, it itches, is hard and red. I'm on Immunosuppressants for RA/Fibro. Could my meds prevent healing?

I was bitten by a Yellow Fly, bottom of foot, it itches, is hard and red.  I'm on Immunosuppressants for RA/Fibro. Could my meds prevent healing?

Observe: Observe for spreading redness, increased pain or tenderness, or swelling of the foot. These symptoms,if they develop, should be promptly seen by your physician for evaluation and treatment as infection of the bite would then be likely. In view of being somewhat immunocompromised, this is most important. ...Read more

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Foot itching (Tip)

Chronic hives are rarely caused by foods. Control the itch & don't worry about finding their cause. ...See more

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Improving Foot Health (Checklist)

Inspect your feet daily
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Dry well between the toes after shower or bath
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Avoid putting creams or ointments between your toes
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Foot itching (Tip)

Don't take hot showers or baths. They will make the hives and itching worse! ...See more

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I wake up with hands and feet itching - could be allergies?

I wake up with hands and feet itching - could be allergies?

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

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There is a terrible eczema rash on my feet.Itching results in bruise nmarks...Please recommend an oitment?

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

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What to do about this horrible foot itching at night?

What to do about this horrible foot itching at night?

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

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What do I do about this horrible foot itching at night?

What do I do about this horrible foot itching at night?

Iktching: Cortisone will help the itching. However determining first the cause of the itching is advisable. ...Read more

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