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Holes In 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
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?
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
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
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
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.?
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
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
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
Many possibilities: Recommend you see a foot/ankle specialist.Get a more detailed answer ›
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
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
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
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!
I have dry pathes of skin, starting as little brown dots appearing on the top and bottom of both feet that don't itch- easy to peel off after 3-4 dys
See a podiatrist: See a podiatrist or a dermatologist and have the lesions biopsied to see what is that you have. ...Read more
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