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CRP after foot fx/ORIF- burning pain, sensitivity, redness, red dots, dry skin. Is CRPS the only diagnosis or could this be something else?

CRP after foot fx/ORIF- burning pain, sensitivity, redness, red dots, dry skin. Is CRPS the only diagnosis or could this be something else?

Complex regional pa: This can occur. You can get a second opinion. A good website to look at is which is from the National Institue of Health: http://www.ninds.nih.gov/disorders/reflex_sympathetic_dystrophy/detail_reflex_sympathetic_dystrophy.htm Treatment includes medication,physical therapy, nerve blocks to name a few. ...Read more

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What causes an itchy rash with little bumps on top of my feet and redness on lower legs? Also bumps are not itching anymore, now they are dry bumps.

What causes an itchy rash with little bumps on top of my feet and redness on lower legs? Also bumps are not itching anymore, now they are dry bumps.

Allergic reaction: Usually rashes on the top of your feet are casued by some type of allergic reaction or contact dermatits. With your lower legs involved i would rule out edema/swelling as an issue as well. Your socks or shoes could be creating the rash on your feet more so if they got wet while wearing them or if you have changed soaps or detergents. If the rash persists or returns get examined by a doctor. ...Read more

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What can I do about scaly dry feet ?

What can I do about scaly dry feet ?

Moisturize: However, keep in mind fungus can appear similiar to dry skin. So either you can see a doc to differentiate the two or try using one of each or google. Pic of what athletes foot looks like so that if it's fungus you can treat it appropriately. ...Read more

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How do you cure athletes foot and really dry feet? What is the best way to cure athletes foot and dry feet?

How do you cure athletes foot and really dry feet? What is the best way to cure athletes foot and dry feet?

Antifungal cream: Athletes foot is a fungal infection of the foot. It responds well to antifungal creams, such as otc lotrimin (clotrimazole). If that doesn't work, see a podiatric physician. Dry feet usually responds to moisturizers such as am lactin lotion. Or if that doesn't work, you may need a cream with urea in it. You may need to see a podiatric physician for a prescription. ...Read more

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How can I improve dry feet and cracked heels?

How can I improve dry feet and cracked heels?

Moisturize them : If regular moisturizer is not working try going to sleep with saran wrap on the feet under a sock after applying the moisturizer. Alternatively a high concentration urea cream is often helpful. ( over 40%). ...Read more

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What's a good way to prevent and treat cracked and dry feet?

What's a good way to prevent and treat cracked and dry feet?

Optimize hydration: Make sure you are good about using a good emollient cream/lotion. You make consider using something with lactic acid, urea or alpha hydroxy acids as these chemicals help reduce the excessively thick skin that covers the feet. One nice tip is to place lotion on the feet prior to sleeping and then place cotton socks on to help improve the penetration of the lotion/creams! ...Read more

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I have red pea sized red dry patches under my foot that are starting to spread what could this be?

I have red pea sized red dry patches under my foot that are starting to spread what could this be?

Dry patches: You could have something as simple as Athlete's foot (tinea pedis) which is a fungal infection on your feet caused by excessive sweat and the growth of micro organisms on your skin. Try over the counter topical antifungal creams twice a day. If it does not resolve, see a specialist, as you may have eczema, psoriasis, or other skin irritations caused by dermatitis/environmental factors. ...Read more