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Itchy Swollen Left Foot
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
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?
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
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