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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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Why do I suffer from dry itchy soles of the feet?

May be: Fungal try an otc topical like lamasil cream for 2 -4 weeks. ...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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I have severe itchy feet nd it is also dry. What can I use. This is the first time I am experiencing this?

I have severe itchy feet nd it is also dry. What can I use. This is the first time I am experiencing this?

Skin conditions: That cause foot itching include allergic contact dermatitis (often caused by exposure to soap/detergent), athlete's foot/tinea pedis (fungal infection) or atopic dermatitis. Medical conditions contributing include liver disease, bile disorders, cancers, etc. Physical factors include moisture, irritants from walking barefoot, dry skin, infections. Try moisturizing steroid cream, ? anti-fungals. ...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

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Why are my feet swollen and itchy?

Why are my feet swollen and itchy?

See details: There are several possible causes. You should have a doctor evaluate the issue and then you will know. ...Read more

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The tops of my feet are really itchy. What could be the cause?

The tops of my feet are really itchy. What could be the cause?

Possibly fungus: Try an antifungal cream if no improvement see foot doc or dermatologist. ...Read more

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I have an itchy bump on my foot and I am not sure what it is?

I have an itchy bump on my foot and I am not sure what it is?

More, more and more.: Without a more complete description, I'm afraid we are both in the dark. A whole lot of conditions can cause an itchy lump, especially on the foot. Just some considerations are size, color, duration and texture. ...Read more

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My feet and hands a continuously itchy?

My feet and hands a continuously itchy?

Many things: Many things can cause this feeling. "Pruritis" or itchiness can normal reaction to dry skin or air or a manifestation of allergies. In more serious situations it can signify a blood or liver disorder. See your doctor for a proper evaluation. ...Read more

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Bumpy rush on the top of my feet non itchy?

Bumpy rush on the top of my feet non itchy?

Could be many: This could be tinea pedis (fungal infection/athlete's feet), eczema, psoriasis, dermatitis. See a foot doctor for further evaluation and proper treatment of possible oral or topical medication. In some instances you may have to see a dermatologist. ...Read more

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Any advice on itchy feet? (5 year old boy)

Itchy feet: If he is constantlywearing gym shoes his feet are perspiring which in turn can cause itching. Change shoes from time to time. ...Read more

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Pink itchy dots on soles of my feet. What could this be?

Pink itchy dots on soles of my feet. What could this be?

Some possibilities: Fungus, imflammatory dermatitis, allergic reaction or even some form of trauma. See podiatrist or dermalogist for evaluation and diagnosis. ...Read more

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Really sever itchy feet at night, can't sleep, is there anything I can do?

Yes!: Often isolated itchiness can be from dry skin. Try coating in gasoline or aquaphor before bedtime. Avoid lotion as it may dry out further. If no dryness then you would need to have your doctor check you out to figure out the cause. ...Read more

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Periodically over the last year my feet have been itchy in the evenings especially at bed time. What could be causing the problem?

Periodically over the last year my feet have been itchy in the evenings especially at bed time. What could be causing the problem?

Bugs?: Make sure you do not have bed bugs. They love to come out at night and feast. They usually prefer ankles more than feet but I would rule them out. ...Read more

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I have this tingly feeling around my body for sometime now, I had also had this rush and itchy feeling in my palms nd feet recently. Can u help me?

I have this tingly feeling around my body for sometime now, I had also had this rush and itchy feeling in my palms nd feet recently. Can u help me?

Possible allergy: Itching of the palms and soles may be some sort of allergic reaction to something internal or external. Take notice to see when it happens. Do you get this reaction on exposure to heat or cold for example? In the meantime try taking an antihistamine as needed. See an allergist if symptoms persist or if HIves or swelling of lips, etc occur. ...Read more

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What to do about an itchy foot?

What to do about an itchy foot?

To start with...: It may be athlete's foot. The best otc medication (in my opinion) is lotrimin (clotrimazole) ultra. Socks should be a synthetic material like those manufactured by thorlo [http://www. Thorlo. Com/]. 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 feet and fever, what could cause this?

Itchy feet and fever, what could cause this?

May be: Unrelated. Itchy feet canbe commonly caused by athletes foot or fungus, . ...Read more

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What's this itchy raised patch on my foot?

What's this itchy raised patch on my foot?

Tinea: It's most likely fungal in nature. Any new skin lesion must be examined by a doctor and biopsied if necessary. ...Read more

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Why do I have an itchy red slots on my foot?

Why do I have an itchy red slots on my foot?

See a dermatologist: This must be seen to be diagnoses correctly. See a doctor and have this worked out. ...Read more

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What causes foot itchiness from standing for a period of time?

What causes foot itchiness from standing for a period of time?

Itching of feet: Congestion in venous flow (return of blood to the heart) can cause itching when standing for periods of time. It can also be accompanied by some swelling. ...Read more

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What is the cause of itchy palms and feet accompanied by nausea?

What is the cause of itchy palms and feet accompanied by nausea?

Too Many: For something like this it is important to know if you have ingested any new medications, food, etc. Also, whether you have had any changes in environmental factors at home or been to any new regions. If you have any respiratory symptoms (tightness in the chest or throat, wheezing, difficulty breathing), seek medical treatment immediately. Otherwise, schedule an appointment with your physician. ...Read more

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Why are my feet and hands so itchy all the time?

Why are my feet and hands so itchy all the time?

Lots of reasons: The list of things that can cause chronic itch are many. Start with properly moisturizing feet and hands, and not over-washing them. Soaps should be mild, no perfumes or dyes. You can try Hydrocortisone Cream 0.5 - 1% 1-2 times a day if available at drug stores in Australia. If the symptoms continue or worsen, see a doctor - SOMETIMES can be due to more worrisome conditions. ...Read more

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I have itchy blisters on my feet, remedy?

I have itchy blisters on my feet, remedy?

Determine: The cause of the blisters which may be fungal, viral, or frictional amongst some of the more common reasons. Can treat once knowing the etiology. Would recommend you see a podiatrist. ...Read more