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I have a rash on the bottom of my foot that started from a small spot/cut kind of thing could you tell me if I should be worried?

I have a rash on the bottom of my foot that started from a small spot/cut kind of thing could you tell me if I should be worried?

Rash: It sounds like you either have a plantar wart or have cellulitis, which is a bacterial infection which can occur after their is a cut or break in the skin. See a doctor right away to be checked for this since it would require you to take antibiotics and can be dangerous if not treated. ...Read more

Dr. Cornelia Franz
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Rash (Definition)

Most bumps and blotches on a newborn baby are harmless and clear up by themselves. By far the most common skin problem in infants is diaper rash. Diaper rash is an irritation of the skin caused by dampness, urine, or feces. Most babies who wear diapers will have some type of diaper rash. However, there are other skin disorders that can cause rashes. These are usually not serious unless ...Read more


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I have some type of rash on the bottom of my foot in the middle and its been there for years now. It itches at times and peels. What could it be?

I have some type of rash on the bottom of my foot in the middle and its been there for years now. It itches at times and peels. What could it be?

Years is a long time: With the medical conditions you report I would have thought you would have shown this to one of your doctors by now. Have your family doctor take a look and get it taken care of. It could be eczema, tinea or a callus... thyroid problems can cause skin changes. Or it may be some type of growth. Regardless if it was going to hurt you it would have already so I wouldn't be too worried about it. ...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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Had athletic foot for awhile now a rash has developed of palms of hands & bottom of foot rash not open sores but raised bumps any suggestions or ideas?

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

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What causes rashes on the bottom of feet and middle of hands?

What causes rashes on the bottom of feet and middle of hands?

Send picture: A better description will be needed. Attach a picture if possible. There are many potential causes of skin rash which doesn't mean much without more details. ...Read more

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Experiencing numb feeling in my lower right leg and foot, rashes on my neck and my bottom, and hair thinning. Always cold. What could this be?

Experiencing numb feeling in my lower right leg and foot, rashes on my neck and my bottom, and hair thinning.  Always cold.  What could this be?

Thyroid: Thinning hair and intolerance to cold are two signs of hypothyroidism. Numbness in the leg, and rashes, are not commonly associated with thyroid disorders so be sure to get checked out by a doc. ...Read more

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How can I safely remove corns from the bottom of foot?

How can I safely remove corns from the bottom of foot?

Corns: Corns are essentially focal areas of dry, thick, calloused skin. Otc corn pads use salicylic acid to dissolve them away. Also use of a foot file or pumice stone can help mechanically remove them. May want to see your doctor to make sure they are not plantar warts--they can resemble a corn. ...Read more

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Dr. John Chiu
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Skin Rash (Definition)

A skin rash is a symptom in which a person has changes on part or all of his skin, such as color changes, bumps, blisters, oozing, peeling, ...Read more