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My 3 year old daughter has had a itchy rash on the bottoms of her feet for over a week. Now it's on the palms of her hands. It's flat red spots.

My 3 year old daughter has had a itchy rash on the bottoms of her feet for over a week. Now it's on the palms of her hands. It's flat red spots.

Many Diagnoses: It is hard to make a proper diagnosis since I am not there to actually see it. I recommend taking her to see a dermatologist so that they can help your daughter get rid of it. Hope this helped :]. ...Read more

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Why does my son have red itchy spots on the palms of his hands and soles of his feet?

Why does my son have red itchy spots on the palms of his hands and soles of his feet?

Hand and foot diseas: It sounds like he's got hand and foot disease which is a virus that lasts for about 7-10 days. ...Read more

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I have small red itchy spots on my palms of hands and same between my toes and soles of my feet. It occurred as of yesterday what could this be?

I have small red itchy spots on my palms of hands and same between my toes and soles of my feet. It occurred as of yesterday what could this be?

Could be fungus: Fungal infections of the feet can easily spread to your hands if contact was made with your feet. Between the toes tells me fungus. Fungus grow in moist environments. There are various agents used to treat this, but an important consideration here is your pregnancy. ...Read more

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High fever for two days, red spots developed on my skin mostly foot and palms, itchy but when scratch or touch, it hurt as if it is swollen.

High fever for two days, red spots developed on my skin mostly foot and palms, itchy but when scratch or touch, it hurt as if it is swollen.

Hand & foot rash: Many skin conditions can involve hands & feet. Some of them are erythema multiforme, that looks like little targets, usually triggered by a cold sore eruption but could be due to medications, a viral infection called hand, foot & mouth disease that has oval blisters surrounded by rim of red on palms, soles and in mouth. These may have fever, also eczema, psoriasis, etc. Please see dermatologist. ...Read more

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Soles/palms for awhile small red bumpy spots then dry and peel itchy comes and goes now spread to body rash feet and hands v hot itchy swollen sore?

Soles/palms for awhile small red bumpy spots then dry and peel itchy comes and goes now spread to body rash feet and hands v hot itchy swollen sore?

Hand foot and mouth?: It's very uncommon for adults, common for kids. In the last few weeks I've seen several adults with hand, foot, and mouth disease. It's an uncomfortable but not dangerous viral illness, improves within a few days, but if your symptoms, worsen, change or fail to improve you should be seen. ...Read more

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Small red bumpy spots on hands feet very itchy then dry blisters started feet then palms now arms and legs severe itching?

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 more

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Took ibuprofen now my temp is norma for 3 days now, but now facial rash&scalp also, red itchy spots on palms of hands & soles of feet. What do I do?

Took ibuprofen now my temp is norma for 3 days now, but now facial rash&scalp also, red itchy spots on palms of hands & soles of feet. What do I do?

Allergic reaction: If the rash appeared after taking Ibuprofen and not before, then it can be an allergic reaction to it. Some people develop hives from such medications called nsaids. You may need to take an antihistamine to help you with the rash but I would avoid all nsaids, until you are evaluated by a doctor. If you need to take something for a fever, from now on take Acetaminophen instead. ...Read more

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The bottom of my feet suddenly got very itchy yesterday that I couldn't sleep well and I just noticed there are red spots there. What can I do?

The bottom of my feet suddenly got very itchy yesterday that I couldn't sleep well and I just noticed there are red spots there. What can I do?

Possibly......: W/out seeing them, it could be so many things. Maybe chigger bites or flea bites or allergic reaction to seasonal things that have started to grow. Internal allergic possibilities too! Shoe it to a Dr or at least a good pharmacist for opinion. Try Benadryl (diphenhydramine) and/or an OTC itch ointment. Launder sheets & socks in very hot water/bleach. Try diluted vinegar on soles. Best! ...Read more

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My 7 year old son has red itchy spots on his knees thighs and top of feet and it seems to be spreading to his stomach and bottom what is it?

My 7 year old son has red itchy spots on his knees thighs and top of feet and it seems to be spreading to his stomach and bottom what is it?

Allergy/Insect: From your description appears like allergic spots. But check to make sure he does not have any insect bite marks.
Try topical Benadryl (diphenhydramine) cream or Benadryl (diphenhydramine) by mouth. If not subsiding try steroid cream 1% or 0.5% (tiny amount). If both not helping consult physician. ...Read more

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Itchy blisters on palms of hands and bottom of feet?

Itchy blisters on palms of hands and bottom of feet?

Eczema: Probably dyshidrotic eczema. The blisters tend to open and then the underlying tissue feels raw
usually we use topical steroid cream but the otc steroids do not penetrate well.

Go check with your doctor or dermatologist. ...Read more

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I have a cut on the bottom of my foot, I put a bandaid on it. Later that day I took off the bandaid. I see that there is a big red itchy spot.

I have a cut on the bottom of my foot, I put a bandaid on it. Later that day I took off the bandaid. I see that there is a big red itchy spot.

Adhesive reaction: If the shape of the red, itchy spot is close to the shape of the bandaide, then this is most likely an allergic reaction to the adhesive. If you applied an ointment to the cut, it could also be a reaction to that as well. Unless your cut was dirty and not cleansed well, it is less likely to be infection developing that quickly. Blister bandages use a different adhesive and could work well. ...Read more

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I have what seems like a pimple on bottom of each foot. The weird thing is, it's in the same spot on both feet. Not red or itchy. Pain comes & goes.

I have what seems like a pimple on bottom of each foot. The weird thing is, it's in the same spot on both feet. Not red or itchy. Pain comes & goes.

Where on the foot: Is it in the forefoot, midfoot or bottom of the heel. It will need an evaluation by a dermatologist. Ask your physician for a referral. ...Read more

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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?

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?

Spot on toe: JOANNE W ~ do you have ticks in your area? Do you have any cases of Lyme disease there? This lesion needs to be seen to accurately diagnosed, but if you have known Lyme in the area, this could be a target lesion. Go and see a doc to be sure.
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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?

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

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Have a few red bumps on the bottom of my feet - not itchy, just somewhat irritating when I walk around. Had a similar spot of bumps on my lower leg.

Have a few red bumps on the bottom of my feet - not itchy, just somewhat irritating when I walk around. Had a similar spot of bumps on my lower leg.

Bumps on feet: These bums need to be seen to evaluate and teach the right diagnosis. Then treat or suggest. Step 1--- ie----- making right diagnosis is possible with in person evaluation only ...Read more

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I have itchy red flea bite looking bumps on top of feet and red not bumpy circles almost looks like ringworm on bottom of foot and palms of hands.?

I have itchy red flea bite looking bumps on top of feet and red not bumpy circles almost looks like ringworm on bottom of foot and palms of hands.?

A 1000 word picture.: Unfortunately, trying to identify the nature of skin conditions or infections is extremely difficult to do without actually seeing it. Let's face it, a lot of these conditions have the same general appearance. A real time exam or at least several high quality images are necessary for an accurate opinion. ...Read more

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Hi! I have itchy colorless spots on my hands and feet that are insanely itchy. I have then on my palms, the back of my hands,  on my feet too!

Hi! I have itchy colorless spots on my hands and feet that are insanely itchy. I have then on my palms, the back of my hands,  on my feet too!

It would: Help answering your question if you could
1/ Provide more information...any allergies?? exposures to viral illnesses???
2. Attach a picture

Ask question again with additional info!

Dr Z ...Read more

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What causes itchy, hard, little reddish purple spots in the palm of my hands and under the soles of my feet?

What causes itchy, hard, little reddish purple spots in the palm of my hands and under the soles of my feet?

Seeing is helpful.: There are many conditions to consider, especially without the privilege of actually seeing the your condition. One of particular consideration would be dishydrotic dermatitis. This is more commonly known as pomppholyx. ...Read more

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Red itchy bumps with clear fluid on bottom of feet. Should I pop them?

Red itchy bumps with clear fluid on bottom of feet. Should I pop them?

Eczema: This is dyshydrotic eczema, keep your feet dry, wear open shoes not sneakers, if need be only use cotton socks, a dermatologist can help you with prescription creams if they do not clear. ...Read more

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I have just noticed red looking bruises on both of my feet. They are around the side of my feet and alittle on the back and bottom of feet. Not itchy?

I have just noticed red looking bruises on both of my feet. They are around the side of my feet and alittle on the back and bottom of feet. Not itchy?

Petechiae: These may be leakage of blood from capillaries in the skin and can be caused by vasculitis (inflammation of these tiny blood vessels) which usually is an autoimmune process. I recommend that your physician examine you and order blood tests to rule out other causes such as low platelets or other blood coagulation deficiencies. Sometimes these blood vessels leak from excessive standing and weight. ...Read more

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Not hives no redness cluster of small hard clear fluid filled bumps on heel of palm on both hands palms and soles of feet itchy Benadryl (diphenhydramine) no help?

Not hives no redness cluster of small hard clear fluid filled bumps on heel of palm on both hands palms and soles of feet itchy Benadryl (diphenhydramine) no help?

A form of dermatitis: There are a few different conditions that may cause such a presentation. This could be due to an organism. But there are a variety of causes which could be due to eczema or a less common condition called pompholyx. It can be challenging to diagnose in a clinical presentation, so I'm thinking the blisters should be cultured and biopsied. Some rx's usually include a topical steroid. ...Read more

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Red non itchy spots on top of feet?

See below: Bug bites or possible athletes foot infection.
See a podiatrist for evaluation. ...Read more

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Red non-itchy spots on my palm and bicheps. Please help me?

Red non-itchy spots on my palm and bicheps. Please help me?

Red rash: Red non itchy rashes can be due to various reasons like hemangioma, sometimes hand foot and disease, bruise. Examination would be needed. You can re post the question with picture of rash or see a doctor. ...Read more

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What does it mean if I have flat, red itchy spots on my palms? I think they may be burns.

What does it mean if I have flat, red itchy spots on my palms? I think they may be burns.

Please see: Please see your dermatologist for evaluation and to discuss treatment options. This could be many diseases. ...Read more

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There are red spots on my feet that are not itchy, help?

There are red spots on my feet that are not itchy, help?

Red Spots: Could be caused by so many different things that an exam by your doctor would be best. ...Read more