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Very sore red swollen soles of feet?? They were hard and peeling so I've been using athletes foot but feet are swelling abnormally and hurt??

Very sore red swollen soles of feet?? They were hard and peeling so I've been using athletes foot but feet are swelling abnormally and hurt??

Infection?: This may be caused by something you came in contact with...it is likely infection or a severe inflammatory reaction. See your doctor to help narrow down the diagnosis so you can be treated and get better. ...Read more

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Toes (Definition)

Toes are the digits at the ends of the feet, most people have 10 and they normally ...Read more


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Toes are swollen and purply, red colour. rest of feet normal colour but swollen. Spots inbetween/under toes. Sometimes gets hot and itchy. Help?

Toes are swollen and purply, red colour. rest of feet normal colour but swollen.  Spots inbetween/under toes. Sometimes gets hot and itchy. Help?

Athlete's foot: From the sounds of your symptoms, especially the itching may indicate a fungal infection which refers to "Athlete's foot" When there is an inflammation of the skin it can discolor and usually becomes itchy. This can and does cause the toes to swell as well of the rest of the foot to swell. There are topicals that work rather well for this. The generic name is Terbinafine. ...Read more

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Why are my hands and feet always very cold and nearly purple and my toes on each foot beside the big toe feel very sore like bruised?

Why are my hands and feet always very cold and nearly purple and my toes on each foot beside the big toe feel very sore like bruised?

You might have: Something called raynauds. It is not serious but if you live where it is cold, then this condition caused especially fingertips , fingers and toes to turn bluish purple and sometimes even white. People who have it really bad will find it happens even when putting their hand in the freezer at home or in the grocery store. Verapamil sometimes helps but other meds might help more. ...Read more

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My hands are swollen and itchy.Why is this? They feel really tight and swollen.And they are red

My hands are swollen and itchy.Why is this? They feel really tight and swollen.And they are red

Allergy: You may have touched something you are allergic to. If you have started a new medication it may be related. If it does not go away onits own see your doctor. Avoid salt to minimize the swelling, avoid scratching to decrease the redness, and take a benedry to decrease the itching and calm your nerves. ...Read more

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Why are my toes swollen, itchy, red, and bruised?

Why are my toes swollen, itchy, red, and bruised?

Tinea Pedis...: Or athletes foot is most likely. Keep the feet dry and out of shoes as much as you can and apply an otc anti fungal for 4 weeks. If it gets worse, see a podiatrist ...Read more

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The base of my big toes are swollen and very sore?

The base of my big toes are swollen and very sore?

Gout: I am sure you can understand, but your question represents the very definition of when it is time to go to the doctor. Please sign off of the internet and go see your physician today. ...Read more

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Dry soles of feet not itchy, red and swollen, I feel they always look a bit swollen? Why? Have used athletes foot.. still feel puffy hard. Flat feet

Dry soles of feet not itchy, red and swollen, I feel they always look a bit swollen? Why? Have used athletes foot.. still feel puffy hard. Flat feet

I think you are on: the right track thinking that this could be Athlete's Foot. Making sure, probably by seeing a Podiatrist or Foot Specialist, might be your best first step. I can't tell from your question if your soles are also red and swollen or NOT red and swollen. If yes, a rare condition called erythromelalgia might be considered. Consider a Dermatology consult, too. Good wishes:) ...Read more

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Why are my feet swollen?

Why are my feet swollen?

Edema: Having both feet swollen is typically a sign of edema, resulting from relatively poor circulation (sometimes poor veins, rarely poor heart pumping) and the feet being dependent much of the day. Nutritional deficiency (low protein) and too much salt can worsen. Getting more exercise, elevating your feet during the day, can help. Depending on your age and health, you should see your doctor. ...Read more

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Why are my feet and toes purple?

Why are my feet and toes purple?

Raynauds is: A possibility, dependent rubor can present this way, venous insufficiency can at times present this way. A vascular doctor is good to consult for this type of problem. ...Read more

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Why are my fingers, toes and joints swelling? It hurts.

Why are my fingers, toes and joints swelling? It hurts.

I would advise: A consult with a rheumatologist. This type of doctor specializes in these types of conditions. ...Read more

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Extremely cold soles of feet! Feel numb like ice. Painful dry soles and just noticed brown spots appearing on one sole of foot. Feels icy cold swollen?

Extremely cold soles of feet! Feel numb like ice. Painful dry soles and just noticed brown spots appearing on one sole of foot. Feels icy cold swollen?

Cold feet: You don't mention if your feet warm with socks or under a blanket. If they do not , seek medical attention right away. The dry skin can be related to circulation as can the discoloration. See your podiatrist or your dermatologist . ...Read more

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Around my ankles are itchy, tight and slightly swollen?

Around my ankles are itchy, tight and slightly swollen?

Varicose : Sound a bit like varicose veins may be responsible. See a vascular specialist. ...Read more

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Why are toes purple?

Why are toes purple?

Circulatory problem: This is a sign of diminished blood supply to the toes. You should see your family doctor right away to have this evaluated. ...Read more

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I have itchy red swollen hands and feet. My feet are so bad I cannot walk my toes look like sausages my fingers are the same?

I have itchy red swollen hands and feet. My feet are so  bad I cannot walk my toes look like sausages my fingers are the same?

R/O RAYNAUDS: Raynauds is vasospasm of blood vessels. It is usually symptomatic in hands and feet. It can be PRIMARY OR SECONDARY & ASSOCIATED WITH AUTOIMMUNE/COLLAGEN VASCULAR DISEASE. You need a full exam and lab TESTS. It can respond to ASPRIN/TRENTAL/CALCIUM CHANNEL BLOCKERS ...Read more

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