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Grey Skin On Soles Of Feet
How likely is melanoma on a "mole" flat to skin, sole of foot has been there AT LEAST 10 years, doesn't seem to have changed and approx 4-5 mm.?
Dry soles of feet, sore red, hard white patches and peeling behind toes. Athletes foot or dry skin? Seeing dr inweek need advce! Will buy lac-hydrin
Soles of feet are red, tender look swollen. Hard and peeling skin on the back of toes, hard skin and sore. Used athletes foot 5 days didn't help?
Tinea Pedis: It sounds like a tinea pedis or athletes foot. Fungus can be very resistant to medication. Put lotrimin (clotrimazole) AF cream as well as hydrocortisone cream 15 three times a day for a week. Also, dry feet and toes carefully, then apply gold bond powder into your socks immediately after bathing or swimming. Good luck. ...Read more
My girlfriend complains about her feet being cold constantly so when I looked at her foot portion of the bottom was gray what does this mean?
Pesky slivers: Wire slivers, more than wood, have a way of working their way out. That is good for you. Now watch for signs of redness or swelling. If concerned, see a professional. ...Read more
Swelling pain: There are a lot of possibilities here. See your podiatrist for an exam and treatment ...Read more
My husband has a grey dot on his foot it does not hurt or itch or peel he started to grow another one it coming from the inside of his foot.
Wart?: You may consider it being a plantar wart which often look gray and can increase in size without pain or itching. If he's growing another one, he may be reinfecting himself as it is caused by a virus. You can try over the counter wart removal products like salicylic acid or bichloracetic acid or self-freezing kits. Or you can have your doctor look at it and possibly freeze it with liquid nitrogen ...Read more
Plantar fibromas: Plantar fibromas can be made pain free by shrinking them with interlesional steroid injections. ...Read more
Corn: Are you sure of the anatomy term? It may be a wart or callous which receive totally different treatments. See your podiatrist for an evaluation. ...Read more
Nephew has alcohol problem. Showed me bottoms (soles) of feet 3/4 of sole of feet were black. Could alcohol abuse cause this and, if so, how serious?
That depends: On cause of blister and medical history. For example if your diabetic - see a foot doc right away and don't tend to by yourself. If healthy and an isolated blister with a sterile instrument after skin cleansed you can pierce the roof to drain the liquid. Do not remove the blister just drain then apply bandage and allow to dry out. ...Read more
Sudden foot pain and numbness on sole of foot. Really painful, comes & goes over last 2 wks. Not diabetic. What could it be?
I have loads of bubbles of skin on my palms and soles of feet that I can peel. Seem to come up when I've been in water, doesn't itch.
Dermatitis: How long have you had this? If just feet, most common cause is fungal contamination. With hand involvement, probably not. ...Read more
Burning soles of feet after running, could this be related to athlete's foot? Is long term use of OTC anti-fungal foot powder advisable?
Have a growth on sole of foot the last 12 months. Tried everything: veruca creams, anti-fungal creams, powders, moisturisers. None work. Please help!
See a podiatrist: You need to have this evaluated and most likely have it biopsied or surgically removed. ...Read more
I'm pretty sure I still have athletes foot and it isn't going away with creams! What else can I do?? Itches burns and tingles. On soles of feet! Thnx
Consider a powder: For athletes foot to help reduce moisture and improve comfort. Powders, sprays, creams and ointments that contain antifungal medication are appropriate. Treating or replacing the shoes you have been wearing, and decontaminating the shower/tub may help reduce re-infection. Sometimes, prescription oral medications are used. ...Read more
My foot was run over by a car abt 7 days ago. Just yesterday my big toenail turned grey/purple and is lifting on the side. Is there anything I can do?
See a podiatrist: You may need the nail removed if there is significant bleeding under the nail and/or a laceration to the nail bed. You might need an xray to see if there is a fracture. ...Read more
I have a small, symmetrical appearing, mole on sole of foot but it is green in color. Is it normal 4a mole tobe green or is color smething concerning?
Get a biopsy....: It is not normal for a mole to be green. A simple biopsy will determine if it is anything to be more concerned about. ...Read more