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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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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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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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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 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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Left foot two toes itchy and the two toes are purple underneath ?

Left foot two toes itchy and the two toes are purple underneath
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Toe: An itchy toe is commonly caused by fungal problem, however that in itself does not cause the toe to get purple. I would notify your physician about that. ...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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I have a mole in between my toes on my left foot it's suppose to be removed but has become itchy lately should I get it looked at again?

I have a mole in between my toes on my left foot it's suppose to be removed but has become itchy lately should I get it looked at again?

Not normal: A mole should not itch, burn, bleed, or weep fluid. It should never be painful. If it is any if these, please seek the attention of a physician to biopsy or remove the lesion. ...Read more

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No rash. Only extreme itchiness on bottoms of feet when exhausted.Mainly my left foot. Only when tired with no rash. What could it be?

No rash. Only extreme itchiness on bottoms of feet when exhausted.Mainly my left foot. Only when tired with no rash. What could it be?

Early nerve damage?: You might want to check to see if you have a nerve entrapment also known as tarsal tunnel syndrome. Even though you don't have any rash or skin discoloration, you may still have an athlete's foot (tinea pedis) infection. Being tired after a long day could produce more sweat to the feet to cause the infection. See a podiatrist if not better. ...Read more

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Rash on the bottom of my left foot(my arch) which is sometimes very itchy. I wear steel toe boots..that's when it started after. Tried everything!

Rash on the bottom of my left foot(my arch) which is sometimes very itchy. I wear steel toe boots..that's when it started after. Tried everything!

Allergic reaction: Could be an allergic reaction to the boots or friction from the arch of your boot. I recommend changing boots or try a soft inserts. Not sure by everything if high potency steroid creams have been used or depo medro pack has been prescribed to you. If nothing is working, then ask your podiatrist to do a biopsy of the lesion to recommend the correct treatment protocol. ...Read more

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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 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 an unknown itchy rash with blisters under my left foot s toes the dr says its not fungal and they arent sure what it is can you help me ?

Blisters could be : Drained by the doctor and dried out. Sometimes, if not fungal topical steroids are tried. Did the doctor offer you any treatment? If no response to above, a biopsy could always be considered. There are times that vesicular rashes could be caused by virus as well like a shingles on the foot. ...Read more

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Day#2, sunburn like rash on top of left foot, slightly tender, itchy, warm to touch. My itchiness graduated to upper back neck & arms. Allergy ?

Day#2, sunburn like rash on top of left foot, slightly tender, itchy, warm to touch. My itchiness graduated to upper back  neck & arms.  Allergy ?

Certainly : Possible. As are other conditions. Visit, your internist or dermatologist as this is something that is more easily treated or diagnosed upon seeing the condition itself. ...Read more

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