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Hard White Spots On Feet And Ankles
My son has a bunch of white spots on the bottom of his foot and he says they sting bit don't itch. What is thid?
Allergy: Sounds like an allergy to something he stepped on but clearly if it doesn't resolve please take him to dermatologisist ...Read more
Hi, my father is a sugar patient since 20 years, he never took insulin, only sugar medicines, running smooth life, now in the age of 65+ he is having white spots under his foot skin, its like that these white dots are having white or transparent fluid, it
Sometimes my feet randomly turn a purple/black color with purple spots near my ankles and it's hard to move my toes.?
Specific picture.: Somethings just can't be evaluated without actually seeing the issue at hand. I fear that this is one of them. Randomly occurring skin discolorations are sometimes impossible to explain, let along come up with a treatment plan. I suggest you take a picture of the event and upload it so a visual appreciation can be made. I feel certain that a Healthtap specialist can then help you. ...Read more
Previous ankle sprain. MRI and X-rays done. No spur or seismoids. Big toe has two bony spots and that are red on top of foot hard to bend or curl?
Soft white squishy circular spot on foot near ankle and hard rough black spot on middle toe. The toe thing is new but the white spot has been there?
Had an impact injury on foot. When I point my toe downwards hard, and bring it back up, my Achilles tendon in the two spots on both sides hurts bad.
Achilles tendon: Sounds like you injured your achilles tendon. If there is even a small chance of a partial tear, you need to treat this, may need mri, need to immobilize ankle. Se your local podiatrist, don't fool around with an achilles tendon injury (note this is advice only. You must contact your primary care physician or podiatrist for an examination). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Strange rashes on my hands and feet. Got some firm little reddish spots that don't break. Is that hand-foot-mouth?
Possibly: Hand-foot-mouth disease is a common viral infection which leads to blisters or red spots on the palms, soles of the feet, and in the mouth. It can be associated with some fever. The condition is self-limited, lasting about a week. The only treatment is symptomatic. Check with your doctor if is continues. ...Read more
I've had a hard, raised spot on the top of my foot for 2 years. It was the color of my skin but recently turned white. Should I be concerned?
My daughter has a big hard bump on the side of her foot for about 3 weeks and now she has one on the other foot in the same spot. What could it be?
Hard bump: If it is on the outside or lateral aspect of her foot proximal from the little toe (toward the ankle) it sounds like it is the styloid process of the 5th metatarsal. The enlargement there is the normal shape for that particular bone. If she is having pain or redness or swelling then seek the care of a podiatrist. Good luck! ...Read more
I have a red ichy hard spot on the bottom of my right foot, and my Left is red and itches, I have no idea what they are but I can barely stand.?
I have a spot on my upper arch of my foot that hurts sometimes, sometimes not. It is a specific area and I find it hard to walk on when it does hurt.?
I dropped a block on the top of my foot and the spot that it hit is red and has a hard bump on it that feels like bone. Pain isn't unbearable. Important?
I tripped and top of my foot hit metal shelf hard. There is bruising and a perfect round spot the size of a pencil eraser. I can walk, just sore?
Sometimes I have white spots below the ankle on back part that appear and dissapear themselves in some minutes or hours. The other part may become dark?
Husband 52. Good to great health has dull reddish spots around ankles going up the tib fid a little ways. Also on feet but not heavily?
STASIS DERMATITIS: The reddish stippling that developes on middle-aged individuals lower legs and ankles is caused by the pigment left behind when red blood cells break. This happens more frequently when your ankles swell. Crossing your ankles is another common cause. After many years the red turns to a copper color, and the skin can become brittle. Compression stockings can help prevent or slow the progression. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers