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My feet are in severe pain and also sometimes itchy. The tips of the toes, the ball of the foot, and heel are extremely tender. No redness or swelling?

My feet are in severe pain and also sometimes itchy. The tips of the toes, the ball of the foot, and heel are extremely tender. No redness or swelling?

Be seen: There are multiple potential causes including an abnormality in the feet themselves verses a vascular, rheumatologist, or neurological disorder. A detailed exam and appropriate studies can likely determine the cause. Don't hesitate to be seen. ...Read more

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Not hives no redness cluster of small hard clear fluid filled bumps on heel of palm on both hands palms and soles of feet itchy Benadryl no help?

Not hives no redness cluster of small hard clear fluid filled bumps on heel of palm on both hands palms and soles of feet itchy Benadryl no help?

A form of dermatitis: There are a few different conditions that may cause such a presentation. This could be due to an organism. But there are a variety of causes which could be due to eczema or a less common condition called pompholyx. It can be challenging to diagnose in a clinical presentation, so i'm thinking the blisters should be cultured and biopsied. Some rx's usually include a topical steroid. ...Read more

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Scraped Achilles heel 6-8 wks ago, gets red and itchy at night despite being healed...why?

Scraped Achilles heel 6-8 wks ago, gets red and itchy at night despite being healed...why?

Itchy heel: Often times during the healing process one my experience itchy feelings and associated redness. You have to make sure it is not infected. However, it is not likely as you say it is healed. If you damaged the tendon it can take longer than you might think to heal. ...Read more

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What causes itchy heels?

What causes itchy heels?

A couple things...: The two main things that cause itchy heels are, first, dry skin, and second, superficial fungal infections. As long as you do not have any neuropathy, you may want to consider trying ucerin on your heels or vaseline wraps with socks overnight. I hope this helps! ...Read more

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My skin has a redness to it, and when rubbed there is an itchy sensation?

My skin has a redness to it, and when rubbed there is an itchy sensation?

Dry? rash? history?: Your skin may be dry, especially if you've been out in the sun a lot, or there may be something more going on. Is there a rash, or just vague/generalized redness? Any other symptoms? Exposure to any foods, plants, chemicals? Any medications or medical conditions? Try moisturizer lotion 2-4x/day for a few days, and if not getting better, get checked by a dr. ...Read more

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I have itchy, redness, and pain down there and need help determining what it is, it's been going on for a while?

Itching "Down There": This very common problem is usually a fungal infection. There are numerous medications over the counter to treat this itch and to make the fungal infection go away. ...Read more