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What to do about an itchy foot?

What to do about an itchy foot?

To start with...: It may be athlete's foot. The best otc medication (in my opinion) is lotrimin (clotrimazole) ultra. Socks should be a synthetic material like those manufactured by thorlo [http://www.Thorlo.Com/]. Dilute vinegar soaks are good as well. Dry the inside of your shoes by placing them up-side down over an air return vent at home overnight. If this doesn't make things better in a couple days, see a podiatrist. ...Read more

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Very itchy foot, cause and treatment?

Very itchy foot, cause and treatment?

Many possibilitis: Itchy feet can be caused by many things including fungus, contact dermatitis, infection and eczema. See your doctor to find out so you can get the correct treatment. ...Read more

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Sciatica with numb leg, itchy foot, what to do?

Sciatica with numb leg, itchy foot, what to do?

Stretching: Many times acute sciatic pain will resolves after stretching the area abit. The muscles will loosen up and help resolve pain. If not, then consider further imaging studies to see which exact nerve in your spine is getting pinched for further treatment options. The itching is a possible sign the sciatica might be improving. ...Read more

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My daughter has a very itchy foot that smells between toes and her toe nails are ugly and look like wood.What is it?

My daughter has a very itchy foot that smells between toes and her toe nails are ugly and look like wood.What is it?

Itchy: It certainly sounds like athelete's foot of the skin and fungal nails. See your podiatrist for a definite diagnosis and the help you seek. Good luck. ...Read more

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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.

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.

?athlete's foot: 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

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What's causing my itchy feet?

What's causing my itchy feet?

Athletes foot: Several different fungus types can cause athletes foot (Tinea Pedis). Its spread quite easily..especially off public shower...from the floors if you do not use flip flops). Topical creams work well. In more severe cases it can require oral treatment with one of several antifungals. ...Read more

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Which bug only bites your feet and the bites are super itchy?

Which bug only bites your feet and the bites are super itchy?

Fleas & mosquitos: Both can bite your feet. Although mosquitos usually attack the upper body, some mosquitos do prefer to bite at the ankles and feet. Use deet (40% or higher) and avoid wearing open-toe shoes when outdoors. ...Read more

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Itchy top of my feet. Why?

Could be a number : Of reasons.....I'd suggest you see a doc for an in person exam. Does the skin look normal? Is there redness? Peeling? Any sign of of skin disturbance or swelling? Are you taking any medications? Or have any medical problems? Ae your shoes new? ...Read more

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Why are my feet swollen and itchy?

Why are my feet swollen and itchy?

See details: There are several possible causes. You should have a doctor evaluate the issue and then you will know. ...Read more

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Best way to get rid of itchy feet?

Best way to get rid of itchy feet?

See below: These symptoms can only be adequately diagnosed only after a thorough evaluation by your doctor. This may include labs and other satudies. Once all of the information is in, your doctor can let you know what's going on, and what to do to help you. ...Read more

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I have red itchy dots on top of feet?

I have red itchy dots on top of feet?

See a doctor: Rashes are very different and require a in person evaluation to accurately diagnose and treat. ...Read more

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What can I do for itchy toes and feet?

What can I do for itchy toes and feet?

Depends on the cause: There are many types and causes of skin rashes that could cause itching. 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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Top of feet itchy is a sign of diabetes?

Top of feet itchy is a sign of diabetes?

More like dry skin: Dry skin may be itchy with or without the diabetes present. General skin care is advised, but may need to watch out for skin fungus. I suggest you have it looked at by a physician. ...Read more

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Itchy feet and fever, what could cause this?

Itchy feet and fever, what could cause this?

May be : Unrelated. Itchy feet canbe commonly caused by athletes foot or fungus, . ...Read more

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What could white itchy bumps on feet be caused by?

What could white itchy bumps on feet be caused by?

See a doctor: Rashes are very different and require a in person evaluation to accurately diagnose and treat. ...Read more

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I hav real bad itchy feet I wrk on my feet eeryday?

I hav real bad itchy feet I wrk on my feet  eeryday?

Itchy feet: Itchy feet can be due to a fungous (ringworm) infection, especially if it is between toes and the side of the feet. Itchy feet can also be a result of a contact dermatitis to the shoes you are wearing. Do see a dermatologist who will find out why, and treat you accordingly. ...Read more