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Frequent 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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
My daughter has a very itchy foot that smells between toes and her toe nails are ugly and look like wood.What is it?
Following bunion and sesamoid removal I am taking fluoxetine for infection top side of foot red and itchy foot swells when standing is this normal?
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
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
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
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
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
See a doctor: Rashes are very different and require a in person evaluation to accurately diagnose and treat. ...Read more