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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?
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
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
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
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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?
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer