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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.

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

Foot Laceration (Definition)

A laceration is simply a cut, usually of sufficient depth to need ...Read more


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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?

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

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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?

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

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Had side of toenail cut out Monday, still bleeding seeping and bottom of toe real itchy. Is that ok?

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

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What causes itchy feet at night?

Neuropathy: Is a common cause of itching in bed. Some causes of neuropathy are conditions that affect back, diabetes and vitamin b anemia. Fungus and or other type of dermatitis is possible. Is there any visible scaling, peeling or cracking of skin? ...Read more

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What could be the cause of itchy rough feet?

What could be the cause of itchy rough feet?

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

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Pink itchy dots on soles of my feet. What could this be?

Pink itchy dots on soles of my feet. What could this be?

Some possibilities: Fungus, imflammatory dermatitis, allergic reaction or even some form of trauma. See podiatrist or dermalogist for evaluation and diagnosis. ...Read more

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What to do about an itchy foot?

What to do about an itchy foot?

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

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Itchy feet and fever, what could cause this?

Itchy feet and fever, what could cause this?

May be: Unrelated. Itchy feet canbe commonly caused by athletes foot or fungus, . ...Read more

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Red non itchy spots on top of feet?

See below: Bug bites or possible athletes foot infection.
See a podiatrist for evaluation. ...Read more

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What's this itchy raised patch on my foot?

What's this itchy raised patch on my foot?

Tinea: It's most likely fungal in nature. Any new skin lesion must be examined by a doctor and biopsied if necessary. ...Read more

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Why do I have an itchy red slots on my foot?

Why do I have an itchy red slots on my foot?

See a dermatologist: This must be seen to be diagnoses correctly. See a doctor and have this worked out. ...Read more

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My feet get so itchy an my toes swell up why?

My feet get so itchy an my toes swell up why?

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

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What can you use for smelly itchy and sweaty feet?

Athletes foot: The smelly and itchy part of your symptoms is probably due to a fungal infection. The sweaty part is what is usually attracting the fungus. You will need an anti-fungal cream and a powder on your feet to help decrease the moisture. ...Read more

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What could be reason that my feet suddenly red itchy?

What could be reason that my feet suddenly red itchy?

Athletes foot: If on the sole of your foot then athletes foot
if on top and bottom then sensitive to sock or shoe. ...Read more

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Why is my foot getting itchy every few days for no reason?

Why is my foot getting itchy every few days for no reason?

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

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I have an itchy bump on my foot and I am not sure what it is?

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

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What causes foot itchiness from standing for a period of time?

What causes foot itchiness from standing for a period of time?

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

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What is the cause of itchy palms and feet accompanied by nausea?

What is the cause of itchy palms and feet accompanied by nausea?

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

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Can someone explain to me how come my foot so swollen and itchy?

Can someone explain to me how come my foot so swollen and itchy?

Many possibilities: This issue now is are you under the care of a doctor. If not get one..... ...Read more

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Had athletes foot. Now my body is feeling itchy, can foot fungus cause that?

Had athletes foot. Now my body is feeling itchy, can foot fungus cause that?

Doubtful: Foot fungus uncommonly spreads to the rest of the body. One must consider other causes of your itching if persistent, especially if no rash is present. ...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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What can I do to help my 11year-old daughter's foot which is very dry, itchy and red?

What can I do to help my 11year-old daughter's foot which is very dry, itchy and red?

Could be allergy: Could be contact dermatitis allergy to foot wear material try Hydrocortisone cream and use a different material for foot wear. ...Read more

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Can you tell me which foot diseases are related to inflammation, itchiness, swelling?

Can you tell me which foot diseases are related to inflammation, itchiness, swelling?

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