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Itchy Cut On Foot
I have a cut on the bottom of my foot, I put a bandaid on it. Later that day I took off the bandaid. I see that there is a big red itchy spot.
Adhesive reaction: If the shape of the red, itchy spot is close to the shape of the bandaide, then this is most likely an allergic reaction to the adhesive. If you applied an ointment to the cut, it could also be a reaction to that as well. Unless your cut was dirty and not cleansed well, it is less likely to be infection developing that quickly. Blister bandages use a different adhesive and could work well. ...Read more
My shoes have cut into my feet quite deeply I was in Bali it was really hot. It’s one week later feet are sore & itchy, driving me insane?
I suspect swelling: I suspect you have had foot swelling and that will have to resolve. Itchy suggests healing. You could try to elevate the feet and try support hose. You should have your physician evaluate this. ...Read more
Stung by jellyfish in hawaii. Cut foot on rock while swimming. Rash appearedd on face. Several barnacle growths many lesions, black specks, stinging and itchy sensations whole body and scalp?
Rash: Very investing story. Show to your Dr. As many issues. I have never seen barnacles on a human. Let us know what it is. ...Read more
Unprotected sex 10 months ago. Dry cough dry itchy skin. Red bumps on thighs. White tongue. Cuts won't heal. Athletes foot. Nail changes Oral hiv neg?
HIV: Sounds like you're having some pretty common health annoyances & are worried they're due to HIV. First, the chance of of getting HIV from 1 encounter is very low (1 in 1250 exposures for vaginal penetration). The oral HIV tests are pretty accurate (about 92%) but to be extra sure and give you peace of mind, call your gyn or PCP to get a blood test. It's quick and confidential. Good luck! ...Read more
Had side of toenail cut out Monday, still bleeding seeping and bottom of toe real itchy. Is that ok?
Contact your podiatr: Normally, if your nail was cut out by a podiatrist, the bleeding and discharge decreases a little bit every day. It gradually should completely stop, generally within 3-7 days, unless what you had done was a permanent procedure. That could take a few extra days to heal. The itching may be a result of a reaction to the local anesthetic, or possibly the result of a healing infection. ...Read more
Athlete's foot: This can be caused by a fungal infection, called tinea pedis (commonly known as athlete's foot). It can also be caused by excessive dryness. Sometimes it is difficult to tell which it is just by looking. A podiatrist could take some skin shavings and send them for biopsy, or start an antifungal cream to see if it improves. If not, moisturizing cream is recommended. ...Read more
To start with...: It may be athlete's foot. The best otc medication (in my opinion) is lotrimin (clotrimazole) ultra. Socks should be a synthetic material like those manufactured by thorlo [http://www. Thorlo. Com/]. Dilute vinegar soaks are good as well. Dry the inside of your shoes by placing them up-side down over an air return vent at home overnight. If this doesn't make things better in a couple days, see a podiatrist. ...Read more
Toe-main, causes.: There are many reasons as to why your feet swell and itch. What is necessary to know is the particulars of the event. How often? Is the swelling on and off. Is there associated redness? How long has this been going on? You can clearly see, hopefully, that the solution is buried in all the particulars of you particular history. It is best to have a sit down with a specialist. ...Read more
If on the sole of your foot then athletes foot
if on top and bottom then sensitive to sock or shoe. ...Read more
Fungal infection: You may have a fungal infection. The problem is that this can spread to your shoes which can then re-infect you. #1 - wear clean socks every day. #2 - see your doctor or a podiatrist to have your feet looked at and possibly started on an antifungal medication. #3 - get from the pharmacy or your podiatrist a spray to use on all your shoes to kill any fungus. ...Read more
More, more and more.: Without a more complete description, I'm afraid we are both in the dark. A whole lot of conditions can cause an itchy lump, especially on the foot. Just some considerations are size, color, duration and texture. ...Read more
Itching of feet: Congestion in venous flow (return of blood to the heart) can cause itching when standing for periods of time. It can also be accompanied by some swelling. ...Read more
Yes: The cold will constrict the blood vessels and often cause a pain or itching sensation. ...Read more
Too Many: For something like this it is important to know if you have ingested any new medications, food, etc. Also, whether you have had any changes in environmental factors at home or been to any new regions. If you have any respiratory symptoms (tightness in the chest or throat, wheezing, difficulty breathing), seek medical treatment immediately. Otherwise, schedule an appointment with your physician. ...Read more
Many possibilities: This issue now is are you under the care of a doctor. If not get one..... ...Read more
Fungal: Any type of fungal cream either by prescription or over the counter. ...Read more
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
If you have: A swollen foot that in and of itself can cause itching. This would also be something that warrants a check up. This box is too small to get into a whole discussion. ...Read more
Fungal infection: Try an over the counter antifungal such as Lotromin ...Read more