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I have red itch spots on the bottom of my feet and they have been very flaky. What is wrong?

I have red itch spots on the bottom of my feet and they have been very flaky. What is wrong?

It is hard: To diagnose a dermatological condition without seeing it. Certainly, athletes foot would be considered in the differential diagnosis. There sounds like a degree of skin inflammation as well. I would consider starting with an antifungal agent and if no improvement in a week, would likely add a steroid cream. (you can try this with an otc version, if no improvement see a podiatrist or dermatologist. ...Read more

Red Spots (Definition)

One possibility for red spots is a collection of vessels in the skin and they are called hemangiomas. These can easily be treated. I usually will use ...Read more


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I have red spots on the arches on the bottom of my feet. It burns/hurts when I put pressure on them. I was walking around for 6 hours + yesterday too.

I have red spots on the arches on the bottom of my feet. It burns/hurts when I put pressure on them. I was walking around for 6 hours + yesterday too.

Trauma from walking: Improperly tight shoes can cause trauma and blisters on the soles. Buy good shoes designed for walking and walk on gravel not cement. ...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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Why do I have red spots on my feet?

Why do I have red spots on my feet?

Normal or vascular: Red spots on your feet can be a normal part of aging or anything from dermatitis to insect bites. I would go have them looked at by your favorite dermatologist or podiatrist especially if they are changing or spreading. ...Read more

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Why do have red spots on the sides of my feet?

Why do have red spots on the sides of my feet?

Athletes foot: Small raised red bumps with clear fluid inside is athletes foot. Don't wear the same shoe 2 days in a row, wear socks when you can. See a podiatrist if this continues. ...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

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What is red spots on my feet and swollen toes a sigh of?

What is red spots on my feet and swollen toes a sigh of?

Dermatologic: It certainly looks or sounds like a dermatological condition. Condition such as tinea pedis or athelets foot can produce these symptoms. Getting an x-ray is important to rule out fracture or osseus manifestations. But see a dermatologist or podiatrist. ...Read more

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I have red spots under my feet uts not itchy however it hurts alot?

I have red spots under my feet uts not itchy however it hurts alot?

Dermatology question: Hello:

From a dermatology standpoint, red spots can mean many different issues with the skin. I would recommend having your feet checked by a foot specialist to evaluate your vascular integrity to the skin and to assess your overall health status. ...Read more

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My palms have red spots and my feet too but also there are some bigger white circles with red around them how did I catch it cause just been on holida?

My palms have red spots and my feet too but also there are some bigger white circles with red around them how did I catch it cause just been on holida?

You need testing: Palmer lesions can be seen in a variety of infectious disease and inflammatory conditions. This is something you need to discuss with your physician and you may need to see a dermatologist or an infectious disease specialist ...Read more

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I have some red spots all over my legs and some on my feet, some are smooth but others are lumpy. They don't itch.

I have some red spots all over my legs and some on my feet, some are smooth but others are lumpy. They don't itch.

A rash on: The legs and feet could simply be from a reaction. Most commonly patients can get a dermatitis reaction to a new skincare product, a different detergent, a different material of clothing or even from the heat. Check with your doctor if you are concerned for proper exam and treatment plan! ...Read more

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I have red spots on my feet spreading upwards above my ankle possibly due to circulation. I am wearing the health stockings for many years.

I have red spots on my feet spreading upwards above my ankle possibly due to circulation. I am wearing the health stockings for many years.

Tricky: Dermatologic conditions are hard to discuss without seeing them. The pattern of dots would likely tell if infection or small capillary leakage (circulation). BUT foot swellling is an indication it is circulation. There are limited options for this. ...Read more

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I have small light red spots on my hands and feet it feels like im stepping on hot sand or like little needles are poking my feet. What could this be?

I have small light red spots on my hands and feet it feels like im stepping on hot sand or like little needles are poking my feet. What could this be?

The foot symptoms: Are that of neuropathy. I am not sure if the red spots on your hand are related or a separate issue. Either way, a doctors visit is prudent to deal with the neuropathy and help find its cause and provide a treatment. ...Read more

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Hi, I have got 3 itchy round red spots on top of my toes near the inner joint area. My feet is usually very sweaty. Betasone or egocort? Thanks.

Hi, I have got 3 itchy round red spots on top of my toes near the inner joint area. My feet is usually very sweaty. Betasone or egocort? Thanks.

Athlete's foot: It sounds like you might have a fungal infection brewing. Try an OTC athlete's foot cream. If that doesn't work, see your doc. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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3year old has red spots on the bottom of her foot on the inside not outside of foot. Just came up. Saying foot hurt though.

3year old has red spots on the bottom of her foot on the inside not outside of foot. Just came up. Saying foot hurt though.

Any sore throat?: Fever? Would recommend seeing her doctor...sounds like it could be a viral illness called Coxsackie, especially if there is a sore throat and/or fever, but it could be any number of things, such as spider bite, other insect bite or sting. Best to have it seen. ...Read more

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What is red spots on tthe bottom of yoyr foot called that do not hurt or itch?

What is red spots on tthe bottom of yoyr foot called that do not hurt or itch?

Red Spots on Foot: While the most common cause of small red bumps on the bottom of your foot is a fungal infection known as tinea pedis, or athlete's foot. Several other diseases may present similarly. These include contact dermatitis, atopic dermatitis--which is associated with asthma--bacterial infections, and psoriasis. ...Read more

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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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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 a black round spot on the bottom of my foot. Now it has a one inch red swelling around it. I have peripheral neuropathy in my feet. What is it?

I have a black round spot on the bottom of my foot. Now it has a one inch red swelling around it. I have peripheral neuropathy in my feet. What is it?

Go to Dr ASAP: Due to the neuropathy it could be blood under the skin, an ulcer forming, or a foreign body. The red swelling could be infection. Go to a podiatrist immediately to prevent complications or worsening. With neuropathy, these things need to be evaluated by a doctor immediately. ...Read more

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My grandson has red spots on his feet what is it?

My grandson has red spots on his feet what is it?

HFM disease: This time of year I would highly suspect hand-foot-mouth disease. This is a viral illness that is common during the summer months and can produce spots on hands and feet and sores in the mouth. Fever can accompany the rash as well. Some kids have the rash in all 3 places, others just one of the areas. Some have fever, some don't. Some act sick, some don't. Clears up on own in about a week. ...Read more

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What could these spreading red spots on legs and feet be?

What could these spreading red spots on legs and feet be?

Many possibilities: There are many types and causes of skin rashes that could cause itching. Several types of inflammatory conditions of the skin, allergic reactions, and sometimes bacterial, viral or fungal infections can cause rashes on the skin. Insect bites can also be the cause of a rash on the skin. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more