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Red Blotchy Skin On Feet
Many possibilities: There's a long differential here, from seborrheic dermatitis to allergic or irritant dermatitis to a yeast or fungus infection - hives - something called erythema multiforme - the list goes on and on. A lot depends on how long it's been present, whether it itches, its precise appearance, etc. You really need to have a dermatologist look at it in person. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
A variety of infections caused by herpes simplex virus types 1 and 2. Type 1 infections are marked by the eruption of vesicles on lips or at the external nares; type 2 by such lesions on the genitalia. Both types often are dormant and reappear during febrile illnesses or even physiologic states such as menstruation. The viruses become latent and and may not ...Read more
Skin on hands and arms cracks severely especially on palms fingers and nails skin on arms turns red and splotchy. Painful and itchy.
PPlease see: Please see your dermatologist for evaluation and to discuss treatment options. ...Read more
Small red bumpy spots on hands feet very itchy then dry blisters started feet then palms now arms and legs severe itching?
Red bumps on arms l: It seems like you have some kind of ongoing contact dermatitis and you need to be evaluated by you physician.If it was viral illness which can present like you describe, but that clears up without any tratment.In your case description you got spread to your arms with otching which makes me think it is some kind of contact or allergic dermatitis, you need to see your doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Rash: Rashes are difficult to diagnose without being seen. Is it flat, pebbly, blistery? How long present? How large an area involved? Any contact with poison ivy personally or a pet? Any exposure to ticks? Any exposure to measles/chickenpox/etc? See pcp for evaluation & treatment of rash. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Angiomas: There are many different types of angiomas. An angioma is a benign growth that consists of small blood vessels. These tumors can be located anywhere on the body. Some of the different types include spider angiomas, cherry angiomas, and angiokeratomas. The cause of most types of angiomas is not known. Cherry angiomas are due to aging and do not have any known significance. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What causes purple redish blotches on lower legs with white fungus outline around purple redish blotches?
Need info: A picture would help a great deal in figuring this one out. ...Read more
I've had a red blotch on top of my foot for about 5 years. It doesn't hurt or itch most of the time, but the skin is more sensitive to touch. Any idea?
Nondiagnostic: A red blotch is not enough of a description required to make a diagnosis. One would like to know the size, shape, flatness or raised configuration,whether the redness is homogeneous versus multicolored, any change over the years, etc. A physician or dermatologist would need to inspect this blotch in order to advise you. ...Read more
What causes server swelling in left foot and ankle with pain and blotchy redness in foot, ankle area up to 4 or 5 inches or more up your leg twice now?
May not be related.: Your pain could be as a result of many different things. A thorough history and physical exam and possibly some laboratory and radiology exams are needed to determine the exact cause. Causes of pain may include: trauma (fracture, sprain, arthritis), infection, metabolic conditions (gout), circulatory, musculoskeletal or biomechanical abnormality and neurologic conditions (neuropathy). ...Read more
2 yo developed redness, blotchy, and hives on tops of hands and feet,face,arms yesterday. All of these keep appearing and going away and appear 2days?
Various causes: Recurrent hives in a 2 y/o is most commonly a associated with viral infections. Another possibility would be a newly developed food allergy or an allergy to the Prilosec. Try giving a ½ tsp of Cetirizine twice a day for a week then stop it and observe. If it returns then look at the above mentioned factors and restart the anti histamine and maintain it for 4,weeks. If it returns then it's Chronic ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have been experiencing swelling of lower ext. along with blotchy redness of the skin that's warm to the touch.
Vascular related: The coloration in your feet and ankles can many times be related to bloodflow. In particular, if you keep your feet down, gravity tends to keep the blood in the are, the feet can sometimes swell, but they become discolored, in some instances - blotchy, red. Elevate your feet to see if the color changes. If so, then it's normal. But if you aren't sure, have your feet checked by podiatry. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My skin becomes blotchy & dark when the temperature drops. Discoloration is temporary until i return to normal temp. Primarily on hands n feet. Indian?
I am experiencing skin redness or irritation (worsened by: after exposure to the sun) .on chest, neck, and face. randomly. it just turns blotchy ?
There are many: potential causes for the skin signs you are experiencing. Unfortunately it is nearly impossible to suggest a diagnosis without being able to see the skin. Make an appointment with a health care provider (preferably a dermatologist) for accurate evaluation and management. ...Read more
Extreme swelling in ankles & feet after compression socks swelling controlled bjt can't walk due to pain skin on feet dark blotchy. Scared!
You SHOULD be scared: You could have a really serious problem here. Get to a doctor right away! ...Read more
Had blood work done. came ok except my choles was at 166. I went in due to my palms sole of my feet get red blotchy like a sunburn. Non diabetic.
Can lupus cause palms of hands and feet to get real red/blushed , sometimes blotchy and sometimes they feel "prickily" when they are red/hot.
Neuropathy: It is possible. However blotchy prickly hands or feet with hot sensation are not specific findings of a particular disease. Other conditions like raynaud phenomenon or autonomic nervous system dysfunction or neuropathy can cause this presentation. Consider checking your sugar and vitamin B12 levels. Please check with your physicians for proper diagnosis and treatment. I hope you feel well soon. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Rash, flat redness with tiny bumps & itch over whole body (not head/hands/feet) for 14 days now. Not on any meds. Worse at night. What could this be?
Me and my boy both have a rash on our hands and feet. gets itchy, blotchy looking under skin, skin peels, and seems to peel in circles. is it fungal?
My dad has red blotchy hands, feet and inner thighs. He is allergic to penicillin but hasnt had any, and hasnt had any new food or drink. Any ideas?
Whenever i stand for long periods of time my calf’s, ankles, and feet get red hot and blotchy. they also itch very badly and sometimes even tingle and i’m really not sure why. i find it to be worse when i shower.
Varicose veins: Many women develop varicose veins as they age and although a 16 year old is still young, genetics, pregnancy and obesity can cause them to appear early. They can be seen on the legs as thick purple veins or a grouping of tiny veins close to the surface. This can cause itching, redness, swelling of the feet and ankles that comes and goes. There are many other causes as well. ...Read more
The skin on my feet is peeling. I am 34 years old and this has never happened. No itching, no irritation, no redness, no blisters.
So my hands randomly started turning blotchy red and itching my feet where also red. What could this be? I have anxiety and was having a panic attack
I have been ta been taking phenoxymethylpenicillin for four days now I have a flat red blotchy rash on hands and feet and it burns i'm also 12wks preg?
???allergic rxn???: Penicillins are safe in pregnancy but you could still be allergic to it. I would stop taking it; take 25mg of Benadryl (diphenhydramine) (it may make you sleepy, so don't drive); call & show rash to your ob. If having shortness of breath/difficulty breathing, call 911 immediately & inform your ob. There are many antibiotics which can safely be substituted in pregnancy. Let your OB decide if allergy or just a rxn. ...Read more
Had gallbladder removed 2wks ago & woke up today with several red itchy blotchy patches on hands, feet, legs? I'm off all medication, any thoughts?
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