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Should I self treat itchy, red bumps on toes?

Should I self treat itchy, red bumps on toes?

You could: It sounds like you have the beginning of athletes foot.
Try an antifungal for a week. If it does not help see your podiatrist. ...Read more

Toes (Definition)

Toes are the digits at the ends of the feet, most people have 10 and they normally ...Read more


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I have a little red itchy watery bump on my toe its really itchy?

I have a little red itchy watery bump on my toe its really itchy?

Fungal infection: This itchy bump can be many things, from a fungal infection to poison ivy.

Try over the counter cortisone on the itchy spot and see if that helps. If it has liquid in it be careful not to get the liquid on any other part of your foot or body as some fungus spreads by liquid contact.

If it gets worse, spreads or does not go away in a few days seek medical assistance for treatment. ...Read more

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I have red itchy bump like between my toes about a week and im using ringworm cream over the counter about 3 days. Getting worse and spreding! ?

I have red itchy bump like between my toes about a week and im using ringworm cream over the counter about 3 days. Getting worse and spreding! ?

Perhaps it's not : Athletes foot? You may want to try a different cream....which one were you using? Consider adding a topical steroid if the itching is bad...I think you can get a one percent hydrocortisone OTC. ...Read more

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My 3 year old has itchy red bumps on her hand, fingers, & toes. No fever, has an appetite still, happy and playing as usual. Coughing for 2 weeks.?

My 3 year old has itchy red bumps on her hand, fingers, & toes. No fever, has an appetite still, happy and playing as usual. Coughing for 2 weeks.?

Dyshidrotic Eczema: Dyshidrotic eczema is a condition in which small, usually itchy blisters develop on the hands and feet.
Causes, incidence, and risk factors
this blistering type of eczema is twice as common in women than men.
People are more likely to develop dyshidrotic eczema when:
they are under stress
they have allergies, such as hayfever
their hands are often in water or moist. ...Read more

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Sore throats then high fever now crying due to itchy toes and genitals, 6 days now. no redness or bumps i can see. cream and Benadryl (diphenhydramine) did not work. ?

Itchy toes/genitals: It appears that something is triggering a nerve condition in the lumbar sacral spine of the child. Nerve roots of the lumbar sacral spine innervate the genitals in addition to the feet. Child should be seen As soon as possible. preferably by pediatric neurologist. ...Read more

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I have three tiny red bumps on my smaller toes, one on each. They are not painful or itchy, they're just ugly. I have no clue what they are... Do you?

I have three tiny red bumps on my smaller toes, one on each. They are not painful or itchy, they're just ugly. I have no clue what they are... Do you?

Possible Common Wart: It could be a viral infection caused by human pappiloma virus type 1 & 2. These lesions are mostly located on hands and feet. The virus could be transmitted from one person to another. Most of these lesions could be observed and they regress spontaneously. Liquid nitrogen are often used to freeze these lesions, but it could be painful and harm the skin if not done by trained professionals. ...Read more

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I have been getting random red itchy bumps for the past week on random places on my body, mostly on my toes which itch and swell up. What is this?

I have been getting random red itchy bumps for the past week on random places on my body, mostly on my toes which itch and swell up. What is this?

Bites?: This could be many things. Bites of some sort come to mind, either from something in nature or scabies.
Consider seeing a derm. ...Read more

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Small tiny clear bump between fing/toes. Clear fluid when popped. Single sometimes two. Itchy. No rash. Not red. Child has not got it (sleeps w me)?

Small tiny clear bump between fing/toes. Clear fluid when popped. Single sometimes two. Itchy. No rash. Not red. Child has not got it (sleeps w me)?

Fungus/poison ivy: Could be fungal infection, poison ivy or insect bite, or bacterial infection. Try topical antifungal gel or spray first. Also, use a little over the counter cortisone cream to see if helps itching. If does not help, see podiatrist or dermatologist. ...Read more

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I have a rash on my toes that's really itchy. What could it be? It started as red bumps and now it's really dry.

I have a rash on my toes that's really itchy. What could it be? It started as red bumps and now it's really dry.

It could be...: Athlete's foot. The best otc medication (in my opinion) is lotrimin (clotrimazole) ultra. 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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No rash, not red. Single, sometimes two tiny bumps appear inbetween fingers and toes. These bumps have clear fluid when popped. Itchy what can this be?

No rash, not red. Single, sometimes two tiny bumps appear inbetween fingers and toes. These bumps have clear fluid when popped. Itchy what can this be?

Dyshidrosis: Dyshidrosis: also known as "acute vesiculobullous hand eczema, " "dyshidrotic eczema, " "pompholyx, " and "podopompholyx" is a skin condition known by its small clear blisters on the hands or feet--usually between the digits. It is an acute or recurrent dermatosis of the fingers, palms, and soles, characterized by a sudden onset of many itchy, clear vesicles. It may require an rx to rid it finally. ...Read more

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I have lots of red itchy burning bumps on my finger, palm and toes which is very painful when i squeeze them ?

I have lots of red itchy  burning bumps on my finger, palm and toes which is very painful when i squeeze them ?

Eczema: Hard to tell for sure without seeing this, but eczema often looks and acts like this. Treatment is to avoid soaps, solvents and prolonged water contact, mid potency topical steroids. ...Read more

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Do I have a fungal infection on my toe? My toe is inflamed (red) and sometimes itchy. It also has a couple of white bumps.

Do I have a fungal infection on my toe? My toe is inflamed (red) and sometimes itchy. It also has a couple of white bumps.

Fungal infection toe: It is not clear. The redness & inflammation could be due to minor trauma, ingrown toenail, or gout. The most common cause of itch around the toes is fungus, but you can also have skin allergy to footwear. The white bumps--how big are they? Are they filled with fluid like a blister? Fungus does not usually cause bumps; does usually cause whitening & thickening of the nails. ...Read more

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I got a number of mosquito bites on my feet last night. Along with the red, itchy bumps, both my feet are swollen, and it hurts to curl my toes. ?

I got a number of mosquito bites on my feet last night. Along with the red, itchy bumps, both my feet are swollen, and it hurts to curl my toes. ?

Mosquito bites: Would try some benedryl as may have an allergic reaction form all the bites. May als oneed antibiotics for cellultis ( infection) Also would follow up with doc and consider testing for West Nile and even Zika even though Zika has not yet been found that far north. f/u w/ doc ...Read more

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Itchy red blister like bumps on the tops of toes on both feet. I also have a few on my legs. How can i treat this at home?

Itchy red blister like bumps on the tops of toes on both feet. I also have a few on my legs. How can i treat this at home?

Itchy bumps: To treat it at home you first need to know what it is. See your podiatrist or dermatologist for assistance . After an evaluation there will be a treatment plan . ...Read more

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My 8 year old daughter has multiple, tightly packed clusters of itchy, slight red, non fluid filled bumps on her elbows, knees, ankles, toes, and back of her hands.

My 8 year old daughter has multiple, tightly packed clusters of itchy, slight red, non fluid filled bumps on her elbows, knees, ankles, toes, and back of her hands.

Atopic Dermatitis?: Your description is very suggestive of Atopic Dermatitis or Eczema. This condition tends to worsen with changes in weather, humidity, use of strong detergents or harsh body soap. Sometimes it may get super infected with bacteria or fungus. If moisturizers don't improve rapidly the condition, I suggest to see a doctor. ...Read more

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I am having rash on arm, chest and shoulders, skin redness or irritation and skin rash (episodic itchiness, uniform tiny bumps, skin colored mostly). A nurse said it was allergic reaction & gave me centraben cream. Can allergy last more than a week?

I am having  rash on arm, chest and shoulders, skin redness or irritation and skin rash (episodic itchiness, uniform tiny bumps, skin colored mostly). A nurse said it was allergic reaction & gave me centraben cream. Can allergy last more than a week?

Yes: If you are exposed to the item to which you are allergic, the symptoms will persist, even for years. It would be prudent to consult your doctor.
For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
Practice safe sex, if you have sex.
Get HPV vaccine ...Read more

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I am experiencing foot itching and toe inflammation. The following also describe me: Foot redness, Toe swelling, and Skin rash. What should I do? It has been itching since last night. I went hiking but no one else got itchy feet.

I am experiencing  foot itching and toe inflammation. The following also describe me: Foot redness, Toe swelling, and Skin rash. What should I do? It has been itching since last night. I went hiking but no one else got itchy feet.

?athlete's foot: You could consider a trial of athlete's foot spray (usually lotrimin or tinactin spray) which are active against yeasts,e.g. Candida albicans.
It is a moist environment that allows for growth of these fungi on the skin of the feet. Give it a try for the next few days and determine if it settles down. Otherwise, see a physician. ...Read more

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My 7 month old scar has a red bump and it is itchy?

My 7 month old scar has a red bump and it is itchy?

Evaluate: This should be seen.
Hypertrophic scars can be one cause.
It should be seen by your doctor to determine diagnosis or the next step. ...Read more

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I have a itchy red bump in my left eyebrow. What is this?

I have a itchy  red bump in my left eyebrow. What  is this?

Itchy: There are many possibilities. Allergy, acne, herpes simplex, herpes zoster, skin cancer, poison ivy are all possible. Make an appointment with your pcp or eye doctor to have this checked. ...Read more

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Pls I have one red bump in my fingers doesn't t go away at first was itchy but now no more wahts is it thanks?

Pls I have one red bump in my fingers doesn't t go away  at first was itchy but now no more wahts is it thanks?

Difficult to tell: It is common to get red bumps or lesions on your hands for multiple reasons. If it was initially itchy you may have experienced a minor allergic reaction. The fact that it doesnt itch anymore is encouraging. See a physician if you have a persistent rash. ...Read more

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I have had this red bump on my arm for a week and a half&it's itchy too. I thought it was a bug bite, I iced it and the swelling went down. ?

I have had this red bump on my arm for a week and a half&it's itchy too. I thought it was a bug bite, I iced it and the swelling went down. ?

Give it more time: It may well have been a bug bite and your body is still reacting to the saliva left behind. Give it a couple more weeks and see doctor if the bump is still there or getting larger. Topical hydrocortisone cream may help. ...Read more

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Itchy red bump on end knuckle then a permanent knot. Then another formed on the other side of the same knuckle. No pain but a little stiff.?

Itchy red bump on end knuckle then a permanent knot.  Then another formed on the other side of the same knuckle.  No pain but a little stiff.?

Knuckle Pads: Knuckle pads are benign, asymptomatic, well-circumscribed, smooth, firm, skin-colored papules, nodules, or plaques, located in the skin over the dorsal aspects of the metacarpophalangeal (mcp) and interphalangeal (ip) joints. A history of repetitive trauma related to sports or occupation is often present. ...Read more

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Small itchy red bump on chest?

Small itchy red bump on chest?

Need for evaluation: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without examining you. What is the size, distribution, state of surrounding skin, vesicle formation, any systemic disorders? If the rash does not subside in a couple of days, it would be prudent to consult your doctor. ...Read more

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What to do if I have body escama and it really sucks its embarrassing and I was wondering if anyone new how to get rid of the itchy ugly red bump?

What to do if I have body escama and it really sucks its embarrassing and I was wondering if anyone new how to get rid of the itchy ugly red bump?

Eczema: That's the actual diagnosis, right? There's no reason it cannot be managed. Often it responds to something as simple as over-the-counter hydrocortisone under saran wrap. There are a variety of prescription Rx's; I'd ask about tacrolimus cream. If access to health care is a problem, phone a nearby medical school. Best wishes. ...Read more

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I have a itchy red bump on my forearm, oval shape, 3/4x1/4 in. First looked like one bump, now looks like it's forming into a cluster, what could it b?

I have a itchy red bump on my forearm, oval shape, 3/4x1/4 in. First looked like one bump, now looks like it's forming into a cluster, what could it b?

Well: This could be an infection or inflammation could be bacterial could be herpes. For specific diagnosis and treatment the doctor needs to see it . Recommend healthap Visit with photographs ...Read more