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Spot Bottom Foot
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
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
I have a bad itchy spot on bottom of foot. Comes and goes in same spot. Nothing shows on surface. Once I itch it for a few min. It goes away.
Apply moisturizer: If it doesn't go away see podiatrist as it may not be a simple dry spot. ...Read more
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
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
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.
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
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?
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
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
Spot: Unusual to have both sides the same. If This is symptomatic it should be seen by a doctor. ...Read more
When the bottom of my feet get wet, they have a spongy / swiss cheese like spot in a couple areas. Any advice? Thanks
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
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 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 husband has a spot on the bottom of his foot that looks like a callous but it has a whole in the middle of it with a black drainage that has a bad odor?
Necrotic: Wound. May be infected. I suggest he see a dr. As soon as possible. ...Read more
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
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?
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
Hi the bottom of both of my feet in one spot are really itchy and have white welts on them what is that and cause?
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
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
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.?
My husband has a sore black/dark spot on the bottom of his foot with a small hole or white part in the middle. He used to have foot odor.what is it?
Needs to see doc: Needs to get to the doctor for exam and possible biopsy ...Read more
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
I found a dark spot on the bottom of my foot today. It looks like a mole, but under the skin on the sole of my foot. Should I be worried?
Be concerned: Have it checked out, worrying does no good. ...Read more