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Itchy Red Heel
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
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
I have athlete and fungus feet but now my heel is itchy and has red bump or rash looking and itchy why?
I have two red painful and itchy lumps at the side of my right foot just near the heel at first I thought it was just hard skin
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
White lump on foot and it hurts to walk hard itchy turns red when scratched red dot getting bigger over time on white stuff on heel of right foot help?
Show problem to Mom.: She will either know what this is and take care of it, or will take you to a doctor to help. ...Read more
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?
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
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 single big red area of uneven skin on my leg. It's red, itchy, and hard. I have no pain though.
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
I have a single, flat, red, irregular patch on my right leg & has been there for a month nw it seems to grow bigger. It is not itchy. Help.
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
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
My husband has a non itchy red rash like area on leg, he got it when he was 22years old and never went away. What could it be?
About a thousand thi: A priest and a kangaroo walk into a bar. What game is on the TV? ...Read more
About 5 mths ago I got an itchy red dot on my leg and it's still there. Two weeks ago I got another one on my left abdomen. What can it be?
Like an insect? Type) is the culprit....
You will have to be a "detective"
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Some bite on my foot, incredibly itchy lasting over two weeks. Large red section surrounded by a fainter red ring, potentially increased in size?
Could be infected: This could be sign of infection and I suggest you see your doctor to get it treated ASAP ...Read more
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
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
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