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Toes red itchy and swollen on left foot from playing tennis. What's best home remedy for this?

Toes red itchy and swollen on left foot from playing tennis. What's best home remedy for this?

Ice and a topical: Antifungal but if no improvement see a foot doc. I would make sure your sneakers are the correct size as well. ...Read more

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I have a swollen itchy thumb the area is painful now because I irritated the area. I am having the same problem on left foot. It feels hard both areas?

I have a swollen itchy thumb the area is painful now because I irritated the area. I am having the same problem on left foot. It feels hard both areas?

? Dactylitis: swollen finger and toes could indicate dactylitis is especially if it looks like a sausage. It would be nice if you send a picture. Other considerations include serious infections and inflammatory diseases like rheumatoid and reactive arthritis. These conditions can sometimes cause rapid joint destruction and need to be evaluated urgently. ...Read more

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Need help docs! my 3 most left toes on my left foot are red swollen and itchy. Why?

Need help docs! my 3 most left toes on my left foot are red swollen and itchy. Why?

See a foot doc: You could have an infection which developed from athletes foot. There are other possibilities as well which is why an exam is prudent, . ...Read more

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I have a very sore little toe on my left foot. Its very red, sensitive to touch, itchy and rather swollen. I am unsure as to what it is?

I have a very sore little toe on my left foot. Its very red, sensitive to touch, itchy and rather swollen. I am unsure as to what it is?

Infection : A toe that is red and swollen is concerning for infection. This can happen when an athlete's foot infection between the toes causes an open wound which then gets infected with bacteria. Have it checked by a podiatrist promptly. ...Read more

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I have itchy raised bumps on the side of my left foot?

I have itchy raised bumps on the side of my left foot?

We could consider: We could consider a variety of issues. This could be infectious, this could be in irritation, this could be inflammation, and it would be best to have your physician have you see a dermatologist to clarify. ...Read more

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Bottom of my left foot is so itchy- the ball of my foot. I do have calused skin from high heels. There's no sign of athlets foot. What could it be?

Bottom of my left foot is so itchy- the ball of my foot. I do have calused skin from high heels. There's no sign of athlets foot. What could it be?

Itchy feet: There are several thinks that can cause your symptoms. It could still be athletes foot even if it does not look like it. Your local podiatrist should be able to isolate this quickly for you. There are test that he/she can do in the office and if necessary can get a biopsy (small piece of the skin) and send it to a lab for evaluation. ...Read more

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When I stand for a while my "left" foot gets itchy, red, burns, and peels. Why is this? It only happens to my left foot. My right foot is fine.

When I stand for a while my "left" foot gets itchy, red, burns, and peels. Why is this? It only happens to my left foot. My right foot is fine.

Times pedis ? : It seems odd this would happen only to one foot, but I would invest in some anti fungal cream, powder, or spray over the counter, that can reduce your problems. If your shoes are old or you are not changing your socks regularly, this can add to the problem. Allergic skin reactions are best treated with topical steroid such as hydrocortisone, but try antifungals first ...Read more

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My left foot is itchy and has blisters on it it itches really bad and it's very painful anything cold held with the pain but noting takes it away help?

My left foot is itchy and has blisters on it it itches really bad and it's very painful anything cold held with the pain but noting takes it away help?

Possible fungus: Fungal infections often cause itchiness, redness and discomfort. You should have this evaluated by your physician. There are a number of treatments that may be able to help. ...Read more

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