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The top of my feet itch. How can I relieve the itch?

The top of my feet itch. How can I relieve the itch?

Cause?: Is there a rash? This could be from reaction to material in shoe, from sweating and warmth of she. Immediately cold milk preseason a paper towel for 5 minuteswil, relieve itching along with Hydrocortisone cream. If it persists the shoes need to be checked to see if you are allergic to lining. ...Read more

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What are the side of effects that cause the side of my feet itch more at night by itching it a lot where it shows red small dots from itching it?

What are the side of effects that cause the side of my feet itch more at night by itching it a lot where it shows red small dots from itching it?

Fungus or eczema: You probably have s fungal infection on the plantar aspect of your feet. The fungal infection causes itching, probably more so at night because you are aware of it, since you are barefoot in bed and have more access to your feet. It could also be a contact allergy to a certain pair of shoes or something you have applied to your feet. Your best bet is to try an overt the counter anti fungal cream. ...Read more

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My ankle swells and top of my feet in the ankle region there is a rash on both feet that itches. What are the possible causes?

My ankle swells and top of my feet in the ankle region there is a rash on both feet that itches. What are the possible causes?

Many possibilities.: This could be many things. Eczema, fungal skin infection, dermatitis. You should see a doctor for an accurate diagnosis. ...Read more

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I have a rash on top of both of my feet. Have had it for several years. As I get older it gets worse. It itches like crazy when I take off my boots and it gets air. My doctor says its not athlete's foot and it is starting to form on my ankles. I wear wo

I have a rash on top of both of my feet. Have had it for several years. As I get older it gets worse. It itches like crazy when I take off my boots and it gets air. My doctor says its not athlete's foot and it is starting to form on my ankles. I wear wo

Contact dermatitis?: If it isn't fungus, then it is a form of dermatitis, a skin inflammation. Considering where it is, consider contact dermatitis, a reaction to materials in clothing, shoes, etc. Visit a dermatologist or podiatrist. You would benefit from a biopsy and possibly patch testing to see if you are allergic to anything causing this problem. ...Read more

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My body itches a lot especially hands and my feet, but I have failed to know the cause. Pls a advise. Thx?

My body itches a lot especially hands and my feet, but I have failed to know the cause. Pls a advise. Thx?

Eczema??: Do your hands and feet get bumps, sometimes blister and peel or crack? And do you get rough itchy spots on your body? The answer for that would be eczema but really can't tell without seeing it. The problem could be as simple as dry skin that could respond to amlactin 12% moisturizer that you should be able to get on almost any pharmacy. See you dr for right diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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The heels of my feet itches all the time especially at night. I've tried lotions but it dosent help any. Can u tell me what will n what's the cause.?

Many possibilities: Itching to the bottoms of the feet can be due to many causes, including infection or allergies. Best to see your doctor to determine the exact cause before implementing a treatment plan. ...Read more

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I wish I could send the pic of my feet... On my heel, the bottom and on side of my feet its a dark brownish red color & itches what could this be?

I wish I could send the pic of my feet... On my heel, the bottom and on side of my feet its a dark brownish red color & itches what could this be?

Rash: Rashes are best diagnosed when a doctor can see them, diagnose the issue and provide directed therapy. With that being said, it could simply be dry skin or athletes foot or atopic dermatitis or? What have you used on the rash? ...Read more

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I have a rash that is forming up all over my body, some areas itch some areas don't. My feet and hands are what itches the most. What is the cause?

I have a rash that is forming up all over my body, some areas itch some areas don't. My feet and hands are what itches the most. What is the cause?

Skin Rash: Skin rashes can occur from a variety of factors, including infections, heat, allergens, immune system disorders and medications.
A diagnosis can be made with a skin biopsy. ...Read more

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Horribly bad rash on my feet, creams athletes foot medicine everything makes it worse but it hurts and itches so bad sometimes I can't even sleep?

Horribly bad rash on my feet, creams athletes foot medicine everything makes it worse but it hurts and itches so bad sometimes I can't even sleep?

Time to see doctor: If is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without examining you. It would be prudent to see your doctor or a podiatrist. ...Read more

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Scabies on my feet itches to much and the cream that doc gave me seems to not be working cause im up all night with itches please help a shot maybe?

Scabies on my feet itches to much and the cream that doc gave me seems to not be working cause im up all night with itches please help a shot maybe?

Treat the source: Scabies is a challenging problem to treat. Not only do you need to use the proper cream (ie: Elimite or permethrin) for the proper amount of time, you need to treat the source by washing all clothes, linens, towels, anything in contact with your body in hot water. Anything not washable needs to be sealed off for 3-5 days so the mite does not reproduce. Ivermectin is an oral medication. ...Read more

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Every time I get home, I notice these bump like itches keep appearing on my feet, legs & eventually to my arms. What could be the cause?

Every time I get home, I notice these bump like itches keep appearing on my feet, legs & eventually to my arms. What could be the cause?

Indoor allergen?: If this occurs only when you are in the house, I would suspect something in the home being an allergen to you. In a tropical climate, mold allergy would be top on the list. Check for mold infestations. My question is whether this also occurs when you are at a friend's house at about the same time since hives do tend to get worse in the evening vs the morning? ...Read more

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I have been itching on and off for the last 3 years. No bruises or hives unless I scratch, sometimes the bottom of my feet itches. Benadryl (diphenhydramine) not worki?

I have been itching on and off for the last 3 years. No bruises or hives unless I scratch, sometimes the bottom of my feet itches. Benadryl (diphenhydramine) not worki?

Dry Skin: Generalized itching without primary skin rash most commonly caused by dry skin. Most severe during the winter months and in older people, characterized by itching in areas of dry, scaly skin. Lab work can check if there is an underlying cause: CBC/diff, liver/renal function tests, and thyroid workup. Treat with daily moisturzation and better skin hygiene. Non-sedating antihistamines for itch. ...Read more

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My feet are itchy and burning after itching....and knees arms hands feet itches in night more...help me. I got red rashes after 2 days of itching. Tq?

My feet are itchy and burning after itching....and knees arms hands feet itches in night more...help me. I got red rashes after 2 days of itching. Tq?

Clean, don't scratch: Clean the bedding well. Gently clean your body well too and wipe w/ diluted vinegar or witch hazel, etc. Use a hypoallergic lotion too. Take Benadryl (diphenhydramine) as directed. If you still suffer, see a Dr. You might need a lb test and/or a Rx anti-inflammatory. Try hard to not scratch! Avoid infection. ...Read more

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Med history: I have dm 2, psoriasis and eczema. Question: why do the top of my feet itch after taking off my socks and are usually very warm?

Med history: I have dm 2, psoriasis and eczema. Question: why do the top of my feet itch after taking off my socks and are usually very warm?

Diabetes: Diabetes affects the small blood vessels of the body and cause them to narrow or become blocked. Smoking diminishes the blood flow, oxygen supply and worsens the effects of the diabetes. The symptoms you describe may the beginning of peripheral neuropathy. See a neurologist for evaluation and stop smoking asap. ...Read more

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Why do my feet itch and my legs feel movement? My feet itch on the top of them

Why do my feet itch and my legs feel movement? My feet itch on the top of them

Hello.: Hello. I will address one aspect of this question. You may have a condition called restless leg syndrome. This can occur during sleep and may be a cause for awakenings or can occur during the day time. It may cause you to fidget, bounce your feet or legs, cross and uncross your legs and to squirm in your chair. Although the cause is often not determined, it can be a side effect of some medications. ...Read more

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My feet itch badly. Only on top of foot. It happens about 3 times a week. Any ideas?

My feet itch badly. Only on top of foot. It happens about 3 times a week. Any ideas?

Try OTC hydrocortiso: If otc Hydrocortisone fails to relieve it, see a dermatologist. Sometimes just a local irritation, but can be other things. ...Read more

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The top of my feet are itching really bad why?

The top of my feet are itching really bad why?

I would consider: Dry skin, or fungus as the more common reasons particularly on the feet. ...Read more

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My feet suddenly started itching on Saturday, not consistent. Every now and then, other parts like legs and top of my feet would itch. Skin looks fine?

My feet suddenly started itching on Saturday, not consistent. Every now and then, other parts like legs and top of my feet would itch. Skin looks fine?

Get checked: Itching without a rash can be due to stress, anxiety. Other issues can be entertained but a face to face visit with tour doctor is recommended. Good luck ...Read more

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What causes an itchy rash with little bumps on top of my feet and redness on lower legs? Also bumps are not itching anymore, now they are dry bumps.

What causes an itchy rash with little bumps on top of my feet and redness on lower legs? Also bumps are not itching anymore, now they are dry bumps.

Allergic reaction: Usually rashes on the top of your feet are casued by some type of allergic reaction or contact dermatits. With your lower legs involved I would rule out edema/swelling as an issue as well. Your socks or shoes could be creating the rash on your feet more so if they got wet while wearing them or if you have changed soaps or detergents. If the rash persists or returns get examined by a doctor. ...Read more

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How come my feet itch after the shower?

How come my feet itch after the shower?

Likely the water: Is hot and it causes vasodilation of the blood vessels and the rush of blood to the skin is what is feeling itchy. Of course fungus could always be a possibility as well. ...Read more