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Pain in small spot bottom of foot, toward heel- in morning and walking. Feels like it's pulling from heel up back of my leg too. Plantar fasciitis?

Pain in small spot bottom of foot, toward heel- in morning and walking. Feels like it's pulling from heel up back of my leg too. Plantar fasciitis?

Probably: Plantar fasciitis is typically in the bottom of the heel. Worse in morning and after rest. It can hurt up the leg too from walking differently to compensate. Try ice, Achilles stretches, NSAIDs, orthotics, good shoes. Avoid barefoot and flat shoes without support. See you local podiatrist. It could be this problem or something else. They can help you get better. ...Read more

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Brown spot on bottom of foot, what is this?

Brown spot on bottom of foot, what is this?

Pigmented lesions: Any new pigmented skin lesion anywhere on your foot should be looked at by your podiatrist or dermatologist to see if a biopsy is needed.

If the brown spot has been there for many years time without any changes, it is probably benign. However, your podiatrist or dermatologist should evaluate this at some point anyway. ...Read more

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What can I do about a dry skin spot on bottom of foot?

What can I do about a dry skin spot on bottom of foot?

Apply moisturizer: If it doesn't go away see podiatrist as it may not be a simple dry spot. ...Read more

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Spot on bottom of foot. Very painful. Dr says not planters wart. Turned purple with spots under it. What could it be?

Spot on bottom of foot. Very painful. Dr says not planters wart. Turned purple with spots under it. What could it be?

See a dermatologist: It is difficult to make a proper diagnosis since I am not there to see the condition. I recommend seeing a dermatologist so that they can make a proper diagnosis and give you something to get rid of the condition or relieve symptoms. ...Read more

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I have a round black spot on bottom of my foot. It is about 3 weeks old. Should I be worried?

I have a round black spot on bottom of my foot. It is about 3 weeks old. Should I be worried?

Will it stay or go.: Spots, appearing on one's skin are inevitable, and one should expect their appearance as one ages. Some appear slowly over time and other seemingly rapid. They come in various sizes, shapes, colors and varying degrees of pain. The problem is that all these variables in the description, leads to confusion as to how they should be treated. The best resolution is to have a dermatologist be involved. ...Read more

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A spot on bottom of my foot feels numb. What may cause that?

A spot on bottom of my foot feels numb. What may cause that?

More info: You may have bumped the area and do to swelling you have pressure on the nerve creating numnbness.

More information such as where on the foot and how long would be helpful. ...Read more

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Randomly get a bad itch same spot on bottom of rt foot on outer side close to heel. No sign of rash unsure what this could be. ?

Randomly get a bad itch same spot on bottom of rt foot on outer side close to heel. No sign of rash unsure what this could be.
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Try KISS treatment.: Before you get too involved with finding a definitive reason, why not try using an OTC hydro-cortisone cream. Often this is all that's needed to take care of the problem. ...Read more

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What to do if I have red spots on both palm and sole of foot! Help asap?

What to do if I have red spots on both palm and sole of foot! Help asap?

Have it examined: Red spots on both the palm and sole may be something minor like a contact dermatitis or more serious like viral condition or underlying systemic disease. Don't second guess and delay having it examined. ...Read more

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Extremely cold soles of feet! Feel numb like ice. Painful dry soles and just noticed brown spots appearing on one sole of foot. Feels icy cold swollen?

Extremely cold soles of feet! Feel numb like ice. Painful dry soles and just noticed brown spots appearing on one sole of foot. Feels icy cold swollen?

Cold feet: You don't mention if your feet warm with socks or under a blanket. If they do not, seek medical attention right away. The dry skin can be related to circulation as can the discoloration. See your podiatrist or your dermatologist. ...Read more

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White painful spot on the bottom of my foot, what is it?

White painful spot on the bottom of my foot, what is it?

Unknown: Common causes of a spot such as this are a callous known as a corn, plantar wart, an epidermal inclusion cyst, but it's impossible to tell from your description. I recommend that you get it evaluated. ...Read more

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What could one slightly greenish blue spot on the bottom of my foot be?

What could one slightly greenish blue spot on the bottom of my foot be?

Blue spot: That is very hard to tell without more history and, most importantly, an exam. Make an appointment and have it evaluated. ...Read more

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I have a purple spot on the bottom of my right foot. I have had it for years with no pain, should this be a cause for concern?

I have a purple spot on the bottom of my right foot. I have had it for years with no pain, should this be a cause for concern?

Have a doctor see it: When you are at your next doctor visit ask your doctor to tell you what it is. You need a diagnosis to know if it is anything that needs treatment. ...Read more

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My son has a light brown spot on the bottom of his foot with a reddish line starting on the spot and going up his heel what is this?

My son has a light brown spot on the bottom of his foot with a reddish line starting on the spot and going up his heel what is this?

Get it checked ASAP: A moving "reddish line" is sometimes an indication of an active infection (sometimes known as cellulitis). The spot on the bottom of the foot may be an injury, ulcer and/or bite. You need to have this checked asap. ...Read more

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My daughter has a blue-green spot on the bottom of her foot. She complains about her foot hurting and winces it I touch the spot. It's dime sized?

My daughter has a blue-green spot on the bottom of her foot. She complains about her foot hurting and winces it I touch the spot. It's dime sized?

Trauma: Although some birth marks on the bottoms of the feet have been noted to have unusual colors, they are generally never tender. Pain and new onset of a discolored painful lesion on the foot is suggestive of a retained foreign body and/or infection. ...Read more

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I have a rash on the bottom of my foot that started from a small spot/cut kind of thing could you tell me if I should be worried?

I have a rash on the bottom of my foot that started from a small spot/cut kind of thing could you tell me if I should be worried?

Rash: It sounds like you either have a plantar wart or have cellulitis, which is a bacterial infection which can occur after there is a cut or break in the skin. See a doctor right away to be checked for this since it would require you to take antibiotics and can be dangerous if not treated. ...Read more

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Tonighti suddenly got a swollen spot on the bottom of my foot just below the ball of my foot. It was kinda itchy at first but hurts. Its soft & redish?

Tonighti suddenly got a swollen spot on the bottom of my foot just below the ball of my foot. It was kinda itchy at first but hurts. Its soft & redish?

Possible infection: There could be a foreign body in your foot with associated early infection. I would recommend that you have it examined by a physician, in case antibiotics are warranted. ...Read more

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Should i be concerned about an orange rust colored circular spot diameter of pencil on bottom of foot?

Should i be concerned about an orange rust colored circular spot diameter of pencil on bottom of foot?

Yes...: If a new colored lesion has suddenly appeared on the foot, see a podiatrist for a simple biopsy to make sure nothing serious is going on. ...Read more

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I have a blister on the bottom back of my foot and in the middle of this blister is like a white spot, what does this mean?

I have a blister on the bottom back of my foot and in the middle of this blister is like a white spot, what does this mean?

Hard to say: Blisters are usually caused by friction, such as wearing loose shoes with no socks. It could also be an infection like athletes foot or a bacterial abscess. Other potential causes include a thermal burn, contact allergic reaction or the beginning of a systemic blistering skin condition. Without seeing, you and obtaining history, it is impossible to tell. See a podiatrist ASAP. 5619950229 ...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 a red ichy hard spot on the bottom of my right foot, and my Left is red and itches, I have no idea what they are but I can barely stand.?

I have a red ichy hard spot on the bottom of my right foot, and my Left is red and itches, I have no idea what they are but I can barely stand.?

Where were you.: If these areas are small and do not cover large areas of the foot, then a combination of a topical antifungal and topical steroid may do the trick.
It is difficult to be certain without actually seeing the skin. ...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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