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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 (diphenhydramine) 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 (diphenhydramine) 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?

Perhaps it is not: Healed, if it was I would not expect the redness and the itchiness….try a topical steroid cream and if no improvement see a foot doc. ...Read more

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I have athlete and fungus feet but now my heel is itchy and has red bump or rash looking and itchy why?

I have athlete and fungus feet but now my heel is itchy and has red bump or rash looking and itchy why?

The same thing: Athletes foot is caused by the fungus and the topical medicine needs to be effective to make it better. ...Read more

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Whitlow or Fungus? 1 pen sized blister on finger, dots in it, no pain no redness but very itchy. Have persistent fungal inf on foot.

Whitlow or Fungus? 1 pen sized blister on finger, dots in it, no pain no redness but very itchy. Have persistent fungal inf on foot.

Sounds fungal: Would need a visual consult and better history to help you really. I hope you feel better and see a doctor. ...Read more

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The sole of my left foot is itchy, red, severely cracked. It's not my heel, but it's in the arch of my foot. It also burns and feels numb. Is this from my Sjogren's?

The sole of my left foot is itchy, red, severely cracked. It's not my heel, but it's in the arch of my foot. It also burns and feels numb. Is this from my Sjogren's?

Eczema vs fungus: Need to rule out eczema vs fungal infection recommends seeing Podiatrist to confirm a diagnosis and appropriate medication due to the cracking of your skin these areas can become secondarily infected with bacteria ...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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Itchy red patch on lower leg what could it be?

Itchy red patch on lower leg what could it be?

Uncertain: This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/causes. ...Read more

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I have a itchy circle on my leg it's red and it has 3 bumps in the middle.... What could that be?

I have a itchy circle on my leg it's red and it has 3 bumps in the middle.... What could that be?

Unkown: Over the computer it is tough to diagnose skin conditions, but as described, a guess would be a possible fungal infection such as "ring worm." get eval to be definitive. Good luck. ...Read more

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I have a single big red area of uneven skin on my leg. It's red, itchy, and hard. I have no pain though.

I have a single big red area of uneven skin on my leg. It's red, itchy, and hard. I have no pain though.

See your doctor: You will need to see your doctor for an exam. There are many types of skin problems, none of which can be diagnosed without an exam. Good luck. ...Read more

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I took one dose 150mg fluconase 24 hours ago. Now have red, itchy spot size of quarter on leg. How long will this drug be in my sytstem?

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I took one dose 150mg fluconase 24 hours ago. Now have red, itchy spot size of quarter on leg. How long will this drug be in my sytstem?

Fluconazole: Rash can be a common side effect, don't expose the area or stay in sunlight for more than few minutes for now. Unfortunately it has a long half life, will be in your system for 3-4 days, best wishes ...Read more

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Not itchy red dry patch, on leg, it's not a perfect circle but roundish. No pus or other colors, didn't even notice it until someone pointed it out.?

Not itchy red dry patch, on leg, it's not a perfect circle but roundish. No pus or other colors, didn't even notice it until someone pointed it out.?

See Your Doctor: There are several possible causes for the skin findings you have described ranging from Eczema, Fungal Infection, a manifestation of a related medical disorder, and more. Moreover, diagnosis will be challenging without visual inspection; your medical history (recent/past) is needed to provide important diagnostic clues as well. Suggest you see your doctor for proper diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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Could you tell me why my leg turned itchy and red after in the snow?

Could you tell me why my leg turned itchy and red after in the snow?

Extreme: Cold leads to constriction/narrowing of the small blood vessels which supply your skin...after this constriction and with the warming they DILATE causing increased flow a REDNESS and stretching of the nerve endings causing itching!

Hope this helps
Dr Z ...Read more

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I have been bitten on my leg and now I have a area which is quite big and red it is also itchy.

Go see your doctor: Bites leading to redness are worrisome for cellulitis (infection). Don't wait until it hurts or you develop red streaks or fever. Go see your doctor now for evaluation, diagnosis & treatment. ...Read more

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Red and itchy leg also now blistering?

Red and itchy leg also now blistering?

Blistering rash: Blisters with redness and itch can signify a contact dermatitis such as poison ivy or oak or sumac if indeed you have had exposure to weeds or vines outdoors. I would suggest white vinegar soaks and apply Hydrocortisone cream 2-3x/day. If the condition worsens, please see a dermatologist. ...Read more

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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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Hi-I have a small red circle rash on my leg (non itchy)?

Hi-I have a small red circle rash on my leg (non itchy)?

Tick bite?: Have you had a tick bite recently? I would worry about Borrelia if so. ...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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There are two round, red wounds on my leg that just won't heal with a white center. No drainage, just weeping slightly. Not itchy, getting bigger thou?

There are two round, red wounds on my leg that just won't heal with a white center. No drainage, just weeping slightly. Not itchy, getting bigger thou?

Exam needed: A physician would have to inspect these lesions for diagnosis and treatment. They could be insect bites which are now festering and you might try keeping them clean and applying an antibacterial ointment like bacitracin. See your physician if surrounding redness develops or if the lesions don't heal. ...Read more

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Hi there, I've got a red itchy rash on my leg, it's only on the one side?

Hi there, I've got a red itchy rash on my leg, it's only on the one side?

Can't diagnose with: This info. These lesions need to be visualized & a history needs to be obtained in order to make an accurate diagnosis. Sometimes lab testing or biopsy is necessary. ...Read more

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I got cut on my leg 2 days ago, and although it's healing its red, warm, and itchy. Is it infected?

I got cut on my leg 2 days ago, and although it's healing its red, warm, and itchy. Is it infected?

Possibly. . .: Red and warm are two of the most common signs of infection. If it truly itches, and you have been applying a topical antibiotic ointment, the other possibility would be an allergic reaction. In either case, it really should be looked at, to better determine what 's going on, and how to treat it. Best of luck. ...Read more

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Her foot on the side is red itchy and hurts also her finger tip sometimes does the same thing what is that?

Her foot on the side is red itchy and hurts also her finger tip sometimes does the same thing what is that?

Have it looked at: Usually rashes on the feet tend to be dermatitis with fungal infection but with rashes it always help to have your primary or derm to see it if you are using your finger to scratch you can transmit the rash to it ...Read more

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10 small, dark red, very itchy bumps on my leg. They seem to be spreading. Advice/ Suggestions/ Diagnosis please!

10 small, dark red, very itchy bumps on my leg. They seem to be spreading. Advice/ Suggestions/ Diagnosis please!

Hard to say: Can't really tell what these are without an exam or photo. Could be insect bites, scabies, allergic reaction, or a skin infection. Suggest you see a doctor to get them checked. Good luck! ...Read more