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I have very itchy feet; the soles of my feet and toes are very itchy. I can't see any rash though. I am confused. What could it be?

I have very itchy feet; the soles of my feet and toes are very itchy. I can't see any rash though. I am confused. What could it be?

Itchy feet: Tinea doesn't always present with a rash. Try the otc meds for athelete's foot. If unsuccessful in 2 weeks seek the help of your podiatrist ...Read more

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Dr. Cornelia Franz
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Rash (Definition)

Most bumps and blotches on a newborn baby are harmless and clear up by themselves. By far the most common skin problem in infants is diaper rash. Diaper rash is an irritation of the skin caused by dampness, urine, or feces. Most babies who wear diapers will have some type of diaper rash. However, there are other skin disorders that can cause rashes. These are usually not serious unless ...Read more


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Is this impetigo or something else like excema if itchy pink rash on toes?

Is this impetigo or something else like excema if itchy pink rash on toes?

Could be: Usually, impetigo is scabby, crusty, weepy. Eczema could be the cause, although athlete's foot (fungal infection) or chilblain would be possible too. Chilblain, or pernio, is caused by cool damp conditions and can cause redness, flaking and little red bumps on the toes. ...Read more

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I have rashes all over my face. My scalp and body have been itchy too. I do have excema, but this is not it. ?

I have rashes all over my face. My scalp and body have been itchy too. I do have excema, but this is not it. ?

Rashes: Rashes are nearly impossible to diagnose correctly without seeing them, especially with so little information. Is it light or dark? Raised, flat, or depressed? Fine bumps? Big welts? Does it blanch when you push on it or no? Are you sick or well? What other symptoms do you have? If it bothers you, and to get it properly diagnosed, see your doctor. ...Read more

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I've been on so many dermas & none of them cured me. They say I have eczema. It's very itchy. And now i have rashes all over my body. Please help me!

I've been on so many dermas & none of them cured me. They say I have eczema. It's very itchy. And now i have rashes all over my body. Please help me!

Well there is no: cure for eczema. It is a good idea to look for skin sensitivities, and to try different topical products including barrier repairs. ...Read more

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How do I know if I have eczema, psoriasis or dermatitis? I have had itchy, scaley rashes around my nose, chin, buttocks and even groin. Help!

How do I know if I have eczema, psoriasis or dermatitis?  I have had itchy, scaley rashes around my nose, chin, buttocks and even groin.  Help!

A dermatologist: Well indeed some of these diseases have overlapping symptoms. I suggest you see a dermatologist and they should be able to guide you and give you a proper dermatologist. If in doubt, a skin biopsy can confirm it, but it is rarely required. ...Read more

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Difference between eczema and athletes foot? Between 2 of my toes is itchy and scaly skin, I've itched so much the skin is raw and bleeding a little

Difference between eczema and athletes foot? Between 2 of my toes is itchy and scaly skin, I've itched so much the skin is raw and bleeding a little

Itching: can be a symptom in both athletes feet and eczema. Most Podiatrists can tell the difference on first glance, however if there is a question about it a skin biopsy can be taken. Most important is to get an accurate diagnosis or the proper treatment to prevent spreading and to prevent infection. ...Read more

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Hi doctor ! I used to have eczema in my toes, not anymore the problem is that part of my feet turns so red and my nails still yellow.(not itchy)?

The nails can be : Checked for fungus....the redness could be many different things...since I can't see it hard to comment but if not sure it can always be biopsied... ...Read more

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I have a rash. One doc said bed bugs. The next said eczema. They are sporadic welts ann patches of red rashes. Any insight? Very itchy. On tummy &back

I have a rash. One doc said bed bugs. The next said eczema. They are sporadic welts ann patches of red rashes. Any insight? Very itchy. On tummy &back

Eczema: Both of the diagnoses are plausible. Bed bug bites also happen often on the arms and legs. Also, you may find them if you search and you might notice a pungent odor. If these are not the case, it is more likely eczema. Try the treatment they have prescribed for a few weeks and see if the symptoms are eliminated. ...Read more

Dr. Antoanella Calame
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Impetigo (Definition)

Impetigo is a bacterial skin infection often caused by strep. The same bacteria that causes strep throat. Impetigo has a yellow crusty appearance of ...Read more


Dr. John Chiu
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Skin Rash (Definition)

A skin rash is a symptom in which a person has changes on part or all of his skin, such as color changes, bumps, blisters, oozing, peeling, ...Read more