Small itchy bumps on left foot - Doctor answers

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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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I have an unknown itchy rash with blisters under my left foot s toes the dr says its not fungal and they aren't sure what it is can you help me?

Blisters could be: Drained by the doctor and dried out. Sometimes, if not fungal topical steroids are tried. Did the doctor offer you any treatment? If no response to above, a biopsy could always be considered. There are times that vesicular rashes could be caused by virus as well like a shingles on the foot. ...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

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I have small very itchy bumps on my handa legs and feet. Not bed bugs or scabies. I do not know what to do. Tried everything!

I have small very itchy bumps on my handa legs and feet. Not bed bugs or scabies. I do not know what to do. Tried everything!

Exam: Hands, legs and feet, excluding the torso suggests contact dermatitis and not scabies as you have already decided. The locations also do not suggest bed bugs. Those lesions can be itchy, but an unusual location, and they are more like the bumps associated with a mosquito bite. Consider a stronger steroid cream and if not improving, be examined. ...Read more

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Small red raised itchy bumps on hands and feet for 2 weeks. Has about 20. No improvement with steroid cream. Dr has no idea what they are.

Small red raised itchy bumps on hands and feet for 2 weeks. Has about 20. No improvement with steroid cream. Dr has no idea what they are.

Possible infection: Do the bumps come and go? If so, then they may be hives that would respond more effectively to antihistamines like Benadryl (diphenhydramine) or zyrtec. If they remain in place and develop any white or black heads, then a topical antibiotic like Bacitracin or prescription bactroban applied twice daily would help. ...Read more

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One foot has small red itchy bumps and scaly peeling skin. 2 different dermatologists diagnosed 2 different conditions. Still no relief. Help.

One foot has small red itchy bumps and scaly peeling skin. 2 different dermatologists diagnosed 2 different conditions. Still no relief. Help.

What are: The 2 diagnosis. Can you show the rash. Will be concerned with scabies or contact dermatitis or impetigo but without picture or diagnosis of the previous Dermatologist or the treatments that did not work it is just a guess. ...Read more

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3 days after sex I got small itchy bumps and few blisters on my arms, thighs, legs, hand and feet (not on my genitals or mouth), could this be herpes?

3 days after sex I got small itchy bumps and few blisters on my arms, thighs, legs, hand and feet (not on my genitals or mouth), could this be herpes?

Herpes simplex: That is certainly possible, but without seeing the rash it would be foolish to try and diagnose it. It may not have had anything to do with the sex and you may have chicken pox or some other illness, or this may be a contact dermatitis. ...Read more

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What could white itchy bumps on feet be caused by?

What could white itchy bumps on feet be caused by?

See a doctor: Rashes are very different and require a in person evaluation to accurately diagnose and treat. ...Read more

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Red itchy bumps on ankles and feet. Should I be worried?

Red itchy bumps on ankles and feet. Should I be worried?

See below: Could be bug bites, try a cortisone cream and see if this helps, if not see a podiatrist. ...Read more

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Bought slippers. Wore them once only woke with 4-5 itchy bumps on my foot. It took a week for them to start to disappear. Now I have 2 more bumps.

Bought slippers. Wore them once only woke with 4-5 itchy bumps on my foot. It took a week for them to start to disappear. Now I have 2 more bumps.

Bumps on foot: Could be due to contact dermititis, meaning due to a substance in the slippers you may have an allergic reaction to the material causing irritation. So best suggestion is to throw away the slippers and use slippers with natural materials and that should not cause you any skin irritations hopefully. ...Read more

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Please help! I have red itchy bumps on wrist and feet?

Hard to tell: It is very difficult to determine the cause of a rash without seeing it. The bumps could be from scabies, which is a mite obtained from contact with others who have this. Other causes would be an allergic reaction to something you've been exposed to such as plants outside, or soaps. It could also be a medication reaction. There are also many skin diseases that can cause bumps. I suggest being seen ...Read more