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Painful Red Spot On Bottom Of Foot
Red spot on top of my right foot. Just appeared 4 months ago. Started out painful but the oast 3 months hssnt botheted me. What could this be?
Many possibilities: There are many causes of skin discoloration and rashes. Several types of inflammatory conditions of the skin, allergic reactions, and sometimes bacterial, viral or fungal infections, insect bites and malignancies can cause discoloration of the skin. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more
I have very tiny slightly red spot like lumps on on my hands and feet there are very few I can even count them. But they are very painful to touch?
There is a red spot on the bottom of my foot, near my toe, and in the red spot there's a white dot... It's itchy...it's on the inside. What is it?
I have a tiny raised red spot on the bottom of my foot on the soft bit, it's really itchy and hurts when I itch it won't go away how do I get rid x?
Hard to diagnose: Without more of a history and an examination. How long have you had this? Was there any injury or environmental exposure? Cortisone cream may help itching but see a foot specialist. ...Read more
2nd toe for 3rd time has on the tip a red spot (looks like tiny dots). Its is painful and cold. As days go by spot increases skin peels. No injury.
Difficult to say: Without seeing but see a foot doc or dermatologist if they aren't sure what is after seeing it, they likely will biopsy it. ...Read more
I have a red spot on the top of my third toe, it is slightly painful since I have picked it and I'm worried that its something serious, should I be?
Since your concerned: In order for you not to worry and stress out it would be wise to show a doctor. It may be something as "silly" as an abrasion from rubbing on your shoe, or a bursitis developing. But, sometimes it can be something more serious. The only way to know would be to how someone it with experience to make the diagnosis. Stressing out though doesn't help..... ...Read more
I have this dark red spot on the bottom of my big toe. It hurts when I walk on it but other than that it is fine. I did not notice it this morning?
Could be a lot: Of things. I would check with a podiatrist to see what it is. ...Read more
My big toe suddenly felt extreme pain and turned red and felt hot to the touch. It has been about 7 hours and is still very painful, red, is throbbing, and hurts to touch. Do I need to get this checked out? There is a tiny red spot that looks as though I
Dang nab it.: Whenever I examine a patient with the symptoms you describe in the big toe, I have to consider gout. Even though teenagers usually are not afflicted with this painful condition, it can and does happen. Remove all doubt, and get it seen immediately, for several reasons. Pain relief and definitive diagnosis are important but also to eliminate any possibility of a potentially serious infection. ...Read more
Lots of reasons: From tight shoes to trauma. See your family physician who can give you an accurate answer. ...Read more
I have redness on the bridge of my nose and also about 4 or 5 red spot size blotches on one cheek which sometimes fade and sometimes glow red? Help
Facial redness?: See your primary doctor or a dermatologist, who should be able to ask you detailed questions and examine you to help diagnose and prescribe the best treatment to help improve or resolve the signs and symptoms you are describing. Topical cream and/or laser or light treatment (s) as well as behavioral/ dietary modification may be part of your treatment plan. ...Read more
I was feeling fine then all of a sudden my foot felt really tight and a red spot appeared and within minutes went away, nothing else. What could it be?
Not sure: Sounds like a vascular flush. If it happens again, take a picture of the red spot. ...Read more
Got a red spot on my foot that feels sore when pushed on. It arrived this morning and I was wondering what it could be?
Bite: Possibly an insect bite. May also be a bruise from contusion to foot. See your foot specialist as soon as possible ...Read more
I had a callus at the top of my foot, it was tough skin and kind of dark. Started apllying corn and callus remover, now its gone but there's a red spot?
Irritation: It is likely that the redness you see is residual irritation from the corn/callus remover. Protect the skin from the sun. Apply a moisturizer and Hydrocortisone and with some time the redness should fade. Should it persist beyond a few weeks seek the advice of a board certified dermatologist in your area. ...Read more
Random red spot on foot - I have two, one on heel and other on front side. They are sore and hurt. Causes?
I have a red spot on my foot. It doesn't look swollen but it feels really tight. Doctors told me not to worry but it has been there for months.
What did the: Doctors tell you it was? I biopsy is a simple way to get a definitive diagnosis of a skin lesion. ...Read more
Would a spider bite, I believe it is anyways; black core within a large red spot; just above my ankle cause my foot and ankle to swell? What is the time frame for this to heal? Thanks
I have pain in my knee when I try to straighten my leg. After walking about 3 or 4 feet I get a big red spot ontop. It swells up when I walk?
On my right foot I have a sore red spot right below last 3 toes.. Not on the toes. Yesterday I could barely walk it was so sore. Today still really sore but now this red spot is new?
Cellulitis: Soreness and redness, in your case sounds like too much pressure being applied to the metatarsal bones. This can occur from prolonged standing or walking with poorly cushioned shoes. You need to address this, If this pain does not subside. Then see a specialist to evaluate your problem specifically. ...Read more
My feet swelled and got blaches, a blach on my leg and one on my privates a red spot perfectly round with a darker red pimple in middle?
Every time my dr prescribes sulfamethoxazole &trimethoprim, I get an itchy red spot on my foot, the dr says its not from this med, could it be? .
Possible: But unlikely that an allergic response would be limited to a single spot on your foot. Discuss w/your doctor. They know you best. ...Read more
My daughter woke up with red bumps on top of her hands and feet. Now spread to upper leg - looks like red spot with whitish halo. Not measles/pox look?
Your: Daughter needs to see a doctor or you can consult a doctor on prime time showing all the lesions ...Read more
I work in a nursery and hand foot and mouth disease is spreading. Large red spot under thumb, temp of 37.7, sore head and nausea. Could I be getting?
Early symptoms: Yes, you couldbe showing early symptoms of hand-foot --and mouth disease. ...Read more
Red spot on ankle, does not hurt while laying down; throbs with pain when standing and turns dark red.
Venous Insufficiency: Likely you have venous stasis of venous insufficiency. You leg veins may not be carrying blood upwards, and as such, the fluid in the blood leaks out into the lower legs. Hemosiderin deposits can stain the legs a brownish, reddish color. Consider use of support hose or seeing a doctor specializing in vein disease. ...Read more
A red spot appeared in my sole, it doesn't feel anything. It doesn't change even if a apply pressure on it?
Red spot: If ti doesn't resolve spontaneously see your podiatrist ...Read more
Yes.: It is possible for the ankle joint itself to get an infection particularly if this redness is associated with warmth and/or pain, this would be an area of concern. ...Read more
I removed a tick about 2 months ago from my ankle and still have a red spot there that itches a little. Could I have a problem with the bite?
Get it checked: Have a podiatrist check that area of your ankle. There can sometimes be a delayed response to a bit, but you may have also been bitten again and/or by something other than a tick. ...Read more
Your description may have given it away. This could possibly be nummular eczema. Nummular eczema can appear after a skin injury such as burn or insect bite. Thankfully it has subsided. Be sure if this to seek help from a specialist if it reverses course. ...Read more
I hit the bridge of my nose on a wooden chair very hard and woke up with a dark bruise. 6 weeks have passed and now there is a red spot. How do I fix?
If no pain, and: Profile of nose is normal for you, no nose bleeds or other symptoms give it a little longer to dissipate. A small abrasion or laceration after striking your nose could cause the same finding and the redness could be infection if tender or inflammation from healing process. ...Read more
I have a flat, non-itchy dark red spot on my ankle. It doesn't hurt either. It's about the size of a small oval pill. It's definitely not a mole or a scar. I've had it for two weeks. There is only one and I don't have any other symptoms.
New skin lesion: A new lesion that arises and has been present for two weeks raises the probability that this is trauma related. It could possibly be caused by clothing, or shoes, or even a bug bite. I suggest you monitor the are for changes. If it persists after another week or two with changes, consult your physician. ...Read more
Spot on bottom of foot. Very painful. Dr says not planters wart. Turned purple with spots under it. What could it be?
See a dermatologist: It is difficult to make a proper diagnosis since I am not there to see the condition. I recommend seeing a dermatologist so that they can make a proper diagnosis and give you something to get rid of the condition or relieve symptoms. ...Read more
I was camping & got a red spot on my leg. It's painful, has swelling, itching redness and a lump under the skin. How can I know what it is?
Bug bite: You probably got bitten by a bug of some sort - impossible to tell what sort without seeing it in person. Could also be a small staph infection, or a bite that has become infected. Apply warm soaks 2-3 times/day, but if it doesn't resolve in a few days see your doctor or a dermatologist. ...Read more
My Daughter is experiencing flaking skin on scalp. The following also describe her: Skin redness or irritation and Painful skin. What should she do? I also have a picture of the red spot if I'm able to send it
SeborrhicDermatitis?: From your description it seems your daughter may have Seborrhic Dermatitis a skin condition that affects the scalp. It needs to be properly diagnosed and appropriatelytreated as it is a chronic condition and needs proper treatment. It may be be some other skin condition. Consult her doctor or a Dermatologist. How old is your daughter? ...Read more
My daughter has red spots on the bottom of her feet that hurt very bad. She started with a fever and bad headache two days before, followed by a stinging or as she put it shocking painful sore throat and now her feet with red spots and painful, please help
Rash: This sound like strept - especially with the red rash - she may have this rash elsewehere. Please have her seen by the pediatrician. ...Read more