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No rash. Only extreme itchiness on bottoms of feet when exhausted.Mainly my left foot. Only when tired with no rash. What could it be?

No rash. Only extreme itchiness on bottoms of feet when exhausted.Mainly my left foot. Only when tired with no rash. What could it be?

Early nerve damage?: You might want to check to see if you have a nerve entrapment also known as tarsal tunnel syndrome. Even though you don't have any rash or skin discoloration, you may still have an athlete's foot (tinea pedis) infection. Being tired after a long day could produce more sweat to the feet to cause the infection. See a podiatrist if not better. ...Read more

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Itchy feet what can I do? What does it come from? Its on the bottom, heel + hard skin.

A couple of things: It could represent athlete's foot, or might be very dry skin due to eczema. Try an athlete's foot medication or emollient, and if no improvement is seen talk to a podiatrist. ...Read more

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My son has white bumps on the bottom of his feet. They are very itchy and he is scratching himself raw. What is it?

My son has white bumps on the bottom of his feet. They are very itchy and he is scratching himself raw. What is it?

Needs evaluation: itchiness suggests allergic reaction, and the most itchy would be a reaction to scabies, which can be quite prominent in young kids. Alternatively would be a contact allergy to a chemical in his shoes or dyshydrotic eczema. Until he can be seen, cool compresses and an oral antihistamine like Benadryl (diphenhydramine) may calm the itch ...Read more

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Itchy blisters on palms of hands and bottom of feet ?

Itchy blisters on palms of hands and bottom of feet ?

Eczema: Probably dyshidrotic eczema. The blisters tend to open and then the underlying tissue feels raw usually we use topical steroid cream but the otc steroids do not penetrate well. Go check with your doctor or dermatologist. ...Read more

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My right foot has swollen on the bottom and is itchy, I have had it for over a day?

My right foot has swollen on the bottom and is itchy, I have had it for over a day?

Swelling of concern: Female, age unstated says, My right foot has swollen on the bottom and is itchy, I have had it for over a day? Did one work outdoors in the garden, on wet ground? Any insect bite? What about other irritants and allergic contacts? Is it painful? Is it red? The swelling is of concern and one should have the MD take a quick look at it to be reassured. ...Read more

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I have these bumps on my forearm and the bottom of my feet. They seem harmless and are non-itchy so should I be worried?

I have these bumps on my forearm and the bottom of my feet. They seem harmless and are non-itchy so should I be worried?

You need to be exam-: Ined and properly diagnosed and then treated as necessary. So seeing a dermatologist or an orthopedist would help. Maybe taking a biopsy of the one of these 'bumps' might provide the answer as to what they are. ...Read more

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I have an area on the bottom of my right foot that is crusty-like and is very itchy & bleeds at times for 6 years now. What can I do?

Fungal infection: It could possibly be the result of a fungal infection. Try applying a topical antifungal such as lotrimin (clotrimazole). Evaluation by a podiatrist could help confirm the diagnosis and ensure that whatever is causing the problem is treated appropriately. ...Read more