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Fungus (Definition)

Consisting of a florid overgrowth due to exposure to ...Read more


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Can athletes foot cause groin lymph node pain?

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Can athletes foot cause groin lymph node pain?

GroinLymphadenopathy: Athlete's foot (tinea pedis) doesn't by itself cause groin lymph node pain, as it is a fungal condition limited to the skin--unless there is concomitant foot infection--. Pain in a groin lymph node suggests inguinal lymphadenopathy, w/c is usually caused by infection or metastatic tumor/malignancy in the foot or elsewhere in lower limb, in w/c case it is imperative to seek prompt medical attention. ...Read more

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Can fungal rash on testicles lead to swollen groin nodes?

Can fungal rash on testicles lead to swollen groin nodes?

Not usually: You could have a bacterial infection which can occur with fungus. Better have it looked at since that is not the norm. ...Read more

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Peeling on back of toes, rough soles. Athletes foot? After washing or rubbing athletes foot in they're a bit sore/sensitive. Think it's athletes foot.

Peeling on back of toes, rough soles. Athletes foot? After washing or rubbing athletes foot in they're a bit sore/sensitive. Think it's athletes foot.

Possibly: Tinea pedis can be associated with peeling and itching but is often in moist places as between your toes. There are over the counter powders and sprays that might help. Make sure you are using cotton socks and you may want to change your sneakers. Let your doctor have a look. ...Read more

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Got a bite on hip flexor area purple discoloration extending proximal local inflamed red bite tingling in toes?

Got a bite on hip flexor area purple discoloration extending proximal local inflamed red bite tingling in toes?

Get it checked: Purple discoloration is most likely a bruise (hemolyzed blood from the venom/bite). Whether it is of concern or not, only a doctor can tell. If it is extending, it means the injury is continuing. Tingling in the toes may be a sign of the nerve being affected, so better get it checked. ...Read more

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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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Itchy blood blister on inside of toe. Athletes foot?

Itchy blood blister on inside of toe. Athletes foot?

Athletes foot : Typically does not cause a blood blister. It could cause a blister with clear fluid in it. It might be simply a blood blister from friction. ...Read more

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Skin infection right groin swollen lymph node left groin. Can the left lymph node be reacting to the right groin skin infection?

Skin infection right groin swollen lymph node left groin. Can the left lymph node be reacting to the right groin skin infection?

Very possible: This can certainly be possible. If it doesn't go away in a week or so, you should be checked by your doctor to make sure you are not missing some other reason. Hopefully you will heal quickly. ...Read more

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Bruised swollen shin has made my ankle swell why?

Bruised swollen shin has made my ankle swell why?

Deep hematoma?: Sometimes a bruise is a hematoma, and if left untreated it can get infected - have a physician check it out. ...Read more

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Why is my foot itching around plantars wart?

Why is my foot itching around plantars wart?

Virus: Because warts are caused by a virus the skin irritation may cause and itching reaction. If it is being treated by a topical medicine the medicine may be an irritant creating the itching. ...Read more

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Irritated skin on toes, red bumps, not peeling. Does athlete's foot always peel?

Athletes foot: Depending on the stage of athlete's foot and moisture content the toes can be irritated and appear red or peel with dry skin. ...Read more

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What kind of foot infection could cause a swollen groin lymph node?

What kind of foot infection could cause a swollen groin lymph node?

Swollen lymph nodes: Any type of foot infection that creates inflammation can cause the inguinal lymph nodes (those in the groin) to swell. The lymph nodes filter lymph fluid as it flows through them, trapping bacteria, viruses, and other foreign substances, which are then destroyed by special white blood cells called lymphocytes. See your doctor to treat the foot infection. Warm compresses can help the swelling. ...Read more

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Are itchy bumps on my heel athletes foot?

Are itchy bumps on my heel athletes foot?

It could be...: Athlete's foot. The best otc medication (in my opinion) is lotrimin (clotrimazole) ultra. 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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23 yr old female, both feet feel swollen/tight but doesnt look swollen. Mother has/had hypothyroidism. Ingrown toenail on left foot (big toe)?

23 yr old female, both feet feel swollen/tight but doesnt look swollen. Mother has/had hypothyroidism. Ingrown toenail on left foot (big toe)?

Ingrown toenail: Please start by seeing a Podiatrist (foot doctor). If you want to you can also see your doctor and have your thyroid checked but that has nothing to do with your feet and toenail. ...Read more

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Swollen itchy feet with blisters in between toes?

Swollen itchy feet with blisters in between toes?

Tinea pedis: The most common problem that this might be is athlete's foot with a bacterial infection on top of it (a superinfection). Please see your neighborhood podiatrist for accurate diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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Groin (Definition)

The region or crease between ...Read more