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Doctor insights on: Sudden Itchy Feet

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What's causing my itchy feet?

What's causing my itchy feet?

Athletes foot: Several different fungus types can cause athletes foot (Tinea Pedis). Its spread quite easily..especially off public shower...from the floors if you do not use flip flops). Topical creams work well. In more severe cases it can require oral treatment with one of several antifungals. ...Read more

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What causes itchy feet at night?

What causes itchy feet at night?

Neuropathy: Is a common cause of itching in bed. Some causes of neuropathy are conditions that affect back, diabetes and vitamin b anemia. Fungus and or other type of dermatitis is possible. Is there any visible scaling, peeling or cracking of skin? ...Read more

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Why do I have itchy feet at night?

Why do I have itchy feet at night?

Night increases itch: Everything that itches, itches worse at night. That's because you have your mind on more important things during the day; at night, with nothing important to think about, your attention turns to whatever is itching. There are tons of causes of itching, most of which are not serious, but if it's bothersome, you should see a dermatologist and get it sorted out. ...Read more

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Which is now the top product for itchy feet?

Depends: What is causing the itching. If it is fungus...An antifungal, if it is dryness, a moisturizer, if it is a rash, perhaps a steroid, .. ...Read more

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What could be the cause of itchy rough feet?

What could be the cause of itchy rough feet?

Athlete's foot: This can be caused by a fungal infection, called tinea pedis (commonly known as athlete's foot). It can also be caused by excessive dryness. Sometimes it is difficult to tell which it is just by looking. A podiatrist could take some skin shavings and send them for biopsy, or start an antifungal cream to see if it improves. If not, moisturizing cream is recommended. ...Read more

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Which bug only bites your feet and the bites are super itchy?

Fleas & mosquitos: Both can bite your feet. Although mosquitos usually attack the upper body, some mosquitos do prefer to bite at the ankles and feet. Use deet (40% or higher) and avoid wearing open-toe shoes when outdoors. ...Read more

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Itchy top of my feet. Why?

Itchy top of my feet. Why?

Could be a number : Of reasons.....I'd suggest you see a doc for an in person exam. Does the skin look normal? Is there redness? Peeling? Any sign of of skin disturbance or swelling? Are you taking any medications? Or have any medical problems? Ae your shoes new? ...Read more