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Small itchy red bumps on my feet and ankles. What is this?

Small itchy red bumps on my feet and ankles. What is this?

It could be...: Athlete's foot. The best otc medication (in my opinion) is lotrimin (clotrimazole) ultra. Dilute vinegar soaks are good as well. Dry the inside of your shoes by placing them up-side down over an air return vent at home overnight. If this doesn't make things better in a couple days, see a podiatrist. ...Read more

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Itchy Rash (Definition)

Most itchy rashes are called eczema or dermatitis. Both are due to ...Read more


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What are the small, itchy bumps on the top of my foot?

What are the small, itchy bumps on the top of my foot?

It depends: In order to give you a better answer you need to describe the bumps or better send a photo. How big are they? Do they itch? What color? The bumps can range from a response to pressure from socks or the shoe (pressure) to a number of skin problems. ...Read more

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I have these small really itchy bumps on the bottom of a foot. I need to know what they are and what I can do to treat them. ?

I have these small really itchy bumps on the bottom of a foot. I need to know what they are and what I can do to treat them. ?

Contact allergy?: You may be allergic to one of the ingredients in your shoes. Consult an allergist or dermatologist to find out which ingredient is the problem so that you can purchase shoes without that ingredient. In the meanwhile , consider a sole insert to see it it helps. Topical hydrocortisone may be tried to control the rash but avoidance is the ultimate answer. ...Read more

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Got tattoo touched up on foot 4 months ago. A few weeks ago I got a few small itchy bumps under it. The itching stopped but there is 15+ bumps. Help?

Got tattoo touched up on foot 4 months ago. A few weeks ago I got a few small itchy bumps under it. The itching stopped but there is 15+ bumps. Help?

See dermatologist: This can be an allergic reaction to the ink and or small granulomas forming in the skin around the ink. They may be able to inject a steroid to calm it down ...Read more

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One my foot I have this small patch of extremely itchy bumps that are white looking at first but then have turned red and bigger. Any idea what it is?

One my foot I have this small patch of extremely itchy bumps that are white looking at first but then have turned red and bigger. Any idea what it is?

Multiple causes: This can be a number of skin diseases. Given the location and description the two most likely condition is eczema. Fungus and psoriasis are other possibilities. It would be helpful to have it evaluated by a dermatologist because the treatment of these conditions are different. ...Read more

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A week ago I had a small, itchy, yellowish, fluid-filled bump on the top of my foot. Now I have twenty. Other itchy bumps are on my legs and neck.

Insect bites?: Could be insect bites. Check your bedclothes and do not squeeze the bumps. The next step is to have someone at urgent care check them out so you can receive the proper medication ...Read more