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I have itchy red flea bite looking bumps on top of feet and red not bumpy circles almost looks like ringworm on bottom of foot and palms of hands. ?
A 1000 word picture.: Unfortunately, trying to identify the nature of skin conditions or infections is extremely difficult to do without actually seeing it. Let's face it, a lot of these conditions have the same general appearance. A real time exam or at least several high quality images are necessary for an accurate opinion. ...Read more
ABCD's….: Look to see if they are asymmetrical, have irregular borders, have different color or diameter greater than 6mm. Look to notice if there are any changes over time. A good dermatologist will use a dermascope to magnify the lesion and expect them closely, sometimes a naked eye can't give a proper diagnosis. When in doubt…biopsy. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Cholestasis: If you are in your third trimester and itch all over, including the palms and soles it may me cholestasis. Talk to your doctor and if that diagnosis is right there are medicines to decrease the serum bile acid levels, ease the itching, and the diagnosis is something your doctor needs to ge aware of. ...Read more
Bug bites?: I agree w dr. Altman. Bed bug bites may cause no symptoms or signs in some people. When there is a reaction, it may not show until several days after the bed bug has bitten. It can cause pink, swollen, itchy lesions on the skin. What can be telltale is when there is a linear track of lesions from sequential feedings – but that does not always occur. They would not occur just on hands & feet. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Many things can: Swelling in the hands and the feet is a common occurrence that has a variety of possible triggers. The most common possibility is idiopathic edema, which occurs when excess fluid builds up in the body, with no specific trigger or cause. Idiopathic edema is generally more common in women than in men, and is often accompanied by unexplained sodium retention. ...Read more
Neuropathy?: Talk to your doctor to see if this might indicate neuropathy. Neuropathy can be associated with medical conditions such as diabetes, inflammatory arthritis, thyroid issues, chemical exposure (including chemotherapy), alcoholism among other things. See a doctor for a proper workup. ...Read more
In case you : Commit a crime we can identify you based on your finger print. The lines also allow for movement. Hands bend and you need a certain amount of skin to do this. Feet bend as well. If the lines werent there and the skin was taut there would be no movement. The lines represent the excess skin when extended. When contracted the lines are harder to see. ...Read more
Evaluation: Unfortunately without knowing the cause of the spots, it's difficult to suggest an intervention that will help. Remember there are many reasons to have dark spots on the palms, it can be due to bruises, benign nevi(moles), fungus(tinea nigra) or even more concerning lesions. Your best bet is to get these spots looked at in person. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
There are lots of: Potential causes. On thought that comes to mind is to make sure you don't have diabetes. People with diabetes can have what is called neuropathy from deposition of the sugar onto the nerves and its resultant damage. Best to get a full physical exam and routine labs with your internist. Good luck. ...Read more
How come the palms of my hand itch after a shower or washing the dishes, even my feet after a shower?
See below: The hot water creates vasodialation of the blood vessels creating swelling, redness and itching. ...Read more
Hand palms and feet soles ITCH. Keeps me awake. Had something like this 40+ years ago and it was mono. ??
Palms of hands and sole of feet have been itchy really badly since a couple of days. Not allergic to anything, started randomly. Why could his be?
For the last 5 days I've been getting itching palms of hands and soles of feet. I've never had this problem before. It's episodic andseverely itching.
Possible neuropathy: Neuropathy is a condition resulting from abnormal nerve function. Neuropathy can be due to certain vitamin deficiencies, nerve damage due to trauma, alcohol consumption, radiation, side effects of certain medications, or due to certain medical conditions such as diabetes. Treatment varies depending on the cause of the problem. Have it evaluated and appropriately treated. ...Read more