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Doctor insights on: Itchy Feet Treament

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What's causing my itchy feet?

What's causing my itchy feet?

Athletes foot: Several different fungus types can cause athletes foot (Tinea Pedis). Its spread quite easily..especially off public shower...from the floors if you do not use flip flops). Topical creams work well. In more severe cases it can require oral treatment with one of several antifungals. ...Read more

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What causes itchy feet at night?

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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Why do I have itchy feet at night?

Why do I have itchy feet at night?

Night increases itch: Everything that itches, itches worse at night. That's because you have your mind on more important things during the day; at night, with nothing important to think about, your attention turns to whatever is itching. There are tons of causes of itching, most of which are not serious, but if it's bothersome, you should see a dermatologist and get it sorted out. ...Read more

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Which is now the top product for itchy feet?

Depends: What is causing the itching. If it is fungus...An antifungal, if it is dryness, a moisturizer, if it is a rash, perhaps a steroid, .. ...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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Which bug only bites your feet and the bites are super itchy?

Fleas & mosquitos: Both can bite your feet. Although mosquitos usually attack the upper body, some mosquitos do prefer to bite at the ankles and feet. Use deet (40% or higher) and avoid wearing open-toe shoes when outdoors. ...Read more

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Itchy top of my feet. Why?

Itchy top of my feet. Why?

Could be a number : Of reasons.....I'd suggest you see a doc for an in person exam. Does the skin look normal? Is there redness? Peeling? Any sign of of skin disturbance or swelling? Are you taking any medications? Or have any medical problems? Ae your shoes new? ...Read more

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Bumpy rush on the top of my feet non itchy?

Bumpy rush on the top of my feet non itchy?

Could be many: This could be tinea pedis (fungal infection/athlete's feet), eczema, psoriasis, dermatitis. See a foot doctor for further evaluation and proper treatment of possible oral or topical medication. In some instances you may have to see a dermatologist. ...Read more

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Any advice on itchy feet? (5 year old boy)

Itchy feet: If he is constantlywearing gym shoes his feet are perspiring which in turn can cause itching. Change shoes from time to time. ...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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Really sever itchy feet at night, can't sleep , is there anything I can do ?

Yes!: Often isolated itchiness can be from dry skin. Try coating in gasoline or aquaphor before bedtime. Avoid lotion as it may dry out further. If no dryness then you would need to have your doctor check you out to figure out the cause. ...Read more

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Periodically over the last year my feet have been itchy in the evenings especially at bed time. What could be causing the problem?

Periodically over the last year my feet have been itchy in the evenings especially at bed time.  What could be causing the problem?

Bugs?: Make sure you do not have bed bugs. They love to come out at night and feast. They usually prefer ankles more than feet but i would rule them out. ...Read more

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I have this tingly feeling around my body for sometime now, I had also had this rush and itchy feeling in my palms nd feet recently. Can u help me?

I have this tingly feeling around my body for sometime now, I had also had this rush and itchy feeling in my palms nd feet recently. Can u help me?

Possible allergy: Itching of the palms and soles may be some sort of allergic reaction to something internal or external. Take notice to see when it happens. Do you get this reaction on exposure to heat or cold for example? In the meantime try taking an antihistamine as needed. See an allergist if symptoms persist or if HIves or swelling of lips,etc occur. ...Read more

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Why are my feet swollen and itchy?

Why are my feet swollen and itchy?

See details: There are several possible causes. You should have a doctor evaluate the issue and then you will know. ...Read more

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The tops of my feet are really itchy. What could be the cause?

The tops of my feet are really itchy. What could be the cause?

Possibly fungus: Try an antifungal cream if no improvement see foot doc or dermatologist. ...Read more