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What causes nodules under skin on bottom of feet?

What causes nodules under skin on bottom of feet?

Few causes.: Most common causes are rheumatoid nodules and nodules related to thickening of the fascia. However if you are talking about the numerous little globules all over your feet that are seen with stretching of the skin and sometimes feel like bumps - those are normal but i'll be darned if I know what to call them. ...Read more

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Constant numbness of the front part of the sole. Feel like sticking needles into the skin of the bottom of feet. What is this and what should I do?

Constant numbness of the front part of the sole. Feel like sticking needles into the skin of the bottom of feet. What is this and what should I do?

See a doctor: It seems that you don't have good circulation, I recommend seeing a doctor so they can make a proper diagnosis and prescribe you and medicines or recommend certain activities to help you get rid of your symptoms. ...Read more

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I have these small water like bumps on the bottom of feet & they itch & hurt sometimes but after a few days it becomes like dry skin. Why & what is it?

I have these small water like bumps on the bottom of feet & they itch & hurt sometimes but after a few days it becomes like dry skin. Why & what is it?

See below: Any type of rash needs to be looked. Start by making an appointment with your primary care doctor and take things from there. Good luck! ...Read more

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Thirty five yr old female with hardened skin on big toes and bottom of feet, have tried everything. What can I do to soften feet and rid hard skin?

Thirty five yr old female with hardened skin on big toes and bottom of feet, have tried everything. What can I do to soften feet and rid hard skin?

Foot doctor: Foot doctors or podiatrists specialize in treatment of the feet. It may be that the dry hard skin needs to be removed. Then topical use of a mositurizer will prevent reoccurance. ...Read more

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Experiencing sporadic pain in bottom of feet, patches of skin near toes & outer edge turn bright white & numb. Shingles outbreak 2wk later, related?

Experiencing sporadic pain in bottom of feet, patches of skin near toes & outer edge turn bright white & numb. Shingles outbreak 2wk later, related?

Foot pain: You may have a couple issues here. White numb toes could be a sign of poor blood flow to your feet. This would cause pain as well. There is also a condition called post herpetic neuralgia which is a painful condition caused from the virus which gave you shingles. I would recommend evaluation by your primary care physician. ...Read more

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Diagnosed with strep 4/16. Purple Web like pattern on skin but not cold to touch, ant biting sensation on bottom of feet and palms of hands.?

Diagnosed with strep 4/16. Purple Web like pattern on skin but not cold to touch, ant biting sensation on bottom of feet and palms of hands.?

Get it checked: Out by your doctor as soon as you can for proper diagnosis and treatment. It is unusual to have purple discoloration and changes in sensation in your feet unless the infection is located in that area. It's also important to make sure you are on the correct antibiotic. ...Read more

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Pain at the bottom of feet?

Pain at the bottom of feet?

Plantar Fascitis??: Plantar Fascitis is most likely cause. Get it checked. ...Read more

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Shape pain at the bottom of feet?

Shape pain at the bottom of feet?

Sharp pain: Any sharp pain should be evaluated first before any treatment is recommended. IF it is plantar fasciitis, the frozen bottle trick is doomed to failure because by the time the cold reaches the fascia you are likely in early stages of frostbite as the fascia at the heel is very deep to the skin and at the arch less deep but still not amenable to cold. ...Read more

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What is spongy substance on bottom of feet that gets worse when wet?

Athletes' feet: You need to be seen for evaluation od spongy substance on bottom of feet. You should see a foot specialist or dermatologist. You will probably need to be placed on antifungal medication or possibly a biopsy will be needed. ...Read more

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Warts on bottom of feet?

Warts on bottom of feet?

Plantars warts: Can be difficult to rid of due to thickness of skin. Topical meds, laser, acid, surgery. ...Read more

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What causes burning on the bottom of feet?

What causes burning on the bottom of feet?

Possible causes of: Burning sensation of the feet includes over exertion, athlete's foot, a symptom of nerve damage from diabetes, exposure to toxins, hypothyroidism, HIV etc ...Read more

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Best way to cure fungal on bottom of feet?

Best way to cure fungal on bottom of feet?

Antifungals: Athlete's foot creams (antifungals) twice a day. Also, wear only cotton socks, and keep the feet very dry. ...Read more

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What causes dark spots at the bottom of feet?

What causes dark spots at the bottom of feet?

Maybe you stepped: On something without realizing it. But melanoma, a deadly pigmented skin cancer, can occur on soles, too. You should have a doctor look at it. ...Read more

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Can folliculitis spread to the bottom of feet?

Can folliculitis spread to the bottom of feet?

Sorry: I do not believe that there are hair follicles on the plantar surface (sole) of the foot. ...Read more

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How come I am missing skin on the bottom of my feet?

Missing skin: Loss of the outer layers of skin could be from a number of causes including maceration (or the skin being waterlogged), blister formation from excess friction, or athlete's foot. ...Read more

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Multiple lumps on bottom of feet?

Multiple lumps on bottom of feet?

Callus or warts: Hard to say without examination but corn, callus and warts are the most common lumps on feet. Please consult your doctor or podiatrist. ...Read more

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What causes itching on palms of the hands and bottom of feet?

What causes itching on palms of the hands and bottom of feet?

Cholestasis: If you are in your third trimester and itch all over, including the palms and soles it may me cholestasis. Talk to your doctor and if that diagnosis is right there are medicines to decrease the serum bile acid levels, ease the itching, and the diagnosis is something your doctor needs to ge aware of. ...Read more

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What causes brown spots on bottom of feet?

What causes brown spots on bottom of feet?

Many possible causes: These lesions need to be visualized & a history needs to be obtained in order to make an accurate diagnosis. Sometimes lab testing or biopsy is necessary. ...Read more

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Occasional burning sensation on bottom of feet?

Occasional burning sensation on bottom of feet?

Knowing your medical: History would help……diabetes can cause this, herniated discs in the back can be a cause, vitamin deficiencies can be a cause…etc etc ...Read more

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What do small brown spots on the bottom of feet mean?

What do small brown spots on the bottom of feet mean?

Many possibilities: There are many things that may cause a discoloration of the skin. Several types of inflammatory conditions of the skin, allergic reactions, and sometimes bacterial, viral or fungal infections and cancer can cause a discoloration of the skin. Insect bites can also be the cause of a rash or a discoloration of the skin. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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Bottom of feet when I wake up in morning hurt so bad can barely walk?

Bottom of feet when I wake up in morning hurt so bad can barely walk?

Plantar fasciitis: If your pain is primarily when you wake up and gets better after walking - it is likely plantar fasciitis. Generally switching to a good pair of running shoes or getting some night time plantar fasciitis splints will tremendously. ...Read more

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What's wrong when bottom of feet hurt very badly after walking on them?

Feet pain: There are too many variables to answer your question.
Frequently it is plantar fasciitis or a stress fracture. See your local podiatrist and get back on your feet and past this. ...Read more

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Hello I have notice holes on the bottom of feet. Can you help me get rid of them?

Hello I have notice holes on the bottom of feet. Can you help me get rid of them?

Not so Fast....: In order to help, a little more information is needed. A little history of how long have you had them, and, are they getting bigger or multiplying. A somewhat exact location would help. Are they colored or painful and what have you done already for them. A picture or two would be the best. To remove all doubt, see your local doctor or enlist the expertise of a Healthtap specialist. ...Read more

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I have small white dry circles that form on fingers and bottom of feet. They do not itch.

I have small white dry circles that form on fingers and bottom of feet. They do not itch.

Dry patches: This could be a fungus causing this. In such cases lotions by themselves will not work. Over the counter anti fungal creams might help. Using such preparations on the feet work best before going to sleep at night. ...Read more

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Sole of my feet or bottom of feet hurt at night & morning. They both hurt, but mostly on the left. This is when I step.

Varies: There are a number of possible causes. Plantar fasciitis is one of the more common causes. The plantar fascia supports the arch of the foot and inserts on the heel. When it gets inflamed or contracted it can cause pain and difficulty walking. Don't hesitate to be seen. ...Read more

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Hi doctors, one month ago I had corn surgery, why till now feeling little pain in this area bottom of feet is this normal?

Surgery: Sometimes after surgery you splint off the site and don't put full pressure on it. That may be the case - but your best avenue is your surgeon who can look at the site, make sure all is well or help with a new / different problem. Good luck. ...Read more

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I have several spots on the bottom of my feet. They itch really bad, they look almost like my skin is missing on those spots, however it's not. Help!

Be seen: There are several potential causes including a potential fungal infection. I would not hesitate to be seen for an accurate diagnosis so treatment can be initiated. ...Read more