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What cause blisters on TIP of toes on both foot , not from shoes?

What cause blisters on TIP of toes on both foot , not from shoes?

Claw toes: If standing barefoot your toes are slightly contracted on the tips, almost like your walking to the tips of your toes that could cause blisters if they are not hitting your shoes. ...Read more

Dr. Philip Miller
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Blistering (Definition)

A blister is a collection of fluid under the epidermis. A blistering rash is one in which ...Read more


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Large blister on side of foot from running--and I'd like to keep running. Treatment (2nd Skin maybe)?

Large blister on side of foot from running--and I'd like to keep running. Treatment (2nd Skin maybe)?

Get the fluid out: With a sterile pin. Make 2-3 holes so it doesn't refill and can be drained easily if it does. Flatten the blister skin to use as a biological dressing and let it fall off naturally in time. You can apply antibiotic ointment and a bandage as well ...Read more

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Can having hsv-1 cause blisters on feet? one foot? or are the blisters caused by my shoes?

Can having hsv-1 cause blisters on feet? one foot? or are the blisters caused by my shoes?

Not herpes: Although it is possible to get herpes lesions on other parts of the body (called herpes gladiatorum), it is rare and is v. unlikely in your case. Most probably you're body is reacting to the ill-fitting shoes. I would definitely stop wearing the shoes entirely and try to minimize any activity that makes the feet hurt. You need to rest and recover first. Keep off the feet and protect the blisters. ...Read more

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Peeling on back of toes, rough soles. Athletes foot? After washing or rubbing athletes foot in they're a bit sore/sensitive. Think it's athletes foot.

Peeling on back of toes, rough soles. Athletes foot? After washing or rubbing athletes foot in they're a bit sore/sensitive. Think it's athletes foot.

Possibly: Tinea pedis can be associated with peeling and itching but is often in moist places as between your toes. There are over the counter powders and sprays that might help. Make sure you are using cotton socks and you may want to change your sneakers. Let your doctor have a look. ...Read more

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What causes little water blister on feet and arms?

What causes little water blister on feet and arms?

Many possibilities: There are many types and causes of skin blisters. Several types of inflammatory conditions of the skin, allergic reactions, and sometimes bacterial, viral or fungal infections can cause blisters on the skin. Insect bites can also cause blisters. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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How do you stop shoes from causing blisters on the backs of your ankles?

How do you stop shoes from causing blisters on the backs of your ankles?

Raise the heel.: You can wear backless shoes, sandals. Or crocks. I suggest you see a podiatrist you may have you may have a very treatable deformity. ...Read more

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Could the itchy blisters on arch of my foot and knees be dermatitis herpetiformis?

Could the itchy blisters on arch of my foot and knees be dermatitis herpetiformis?

Blisters: There are several blistering diseases including dermatitis herpetiformis. The best way to get an answer is to see a dermatologist. ...Read more

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What causes rashes on sole of feet by socks and shoes?

What causes rashes on sole of feet by socks and shoes?

Could be: The socks or shoes. The detergent you use or the dye in the socks. More commonly it could be tinea pedis or athletes foot. See your podiatrist. ...Read more

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Who has developed thick skin on the bottom of their feet from going barefooted that cracks and bleeds?

Who has developed thick skin on the bottom of their feet from going barefooted that cracks and bleeds?

Moisturize: Use a skin lotion/moisturizing cream on your heels on a regular basis. Use of a pumice stone can be helpful and is a safe way to gently remove buildup. This often needs to be done on a regular basis. If you have dry heels with painful cracks, or are diabetic or have peripheral vascular disease, seek care from a podiatrist. ...Read more

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Can walking on calloused feet cause foot ulcers?

Can walking on calloused feet cause foot ulcers?

Yes: The same risk factors for ulcers in non-calloused foot apply in callused feet. Callouses are not necessarily protective. ...Read more

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How to prevent blisters on my feet from my sandals?

How to prevent blisters on my feet from my sandals?

Blister care....: First you have to find the cause of the blister. Bad shoes? Bad athelte's foot (fungal infection? Over activity for short period of time? Blisters can be caused by a ton of friction on one focal area. Try to find the cause first then try to find a doctor that sells this product: http://www.Pedinol.Com/product_detail.Php?Id=61. ...Read more

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Weeping blisters ontop of foot,red toes...looks terrible.what to do??

Weeping blisters ontop of foot,red toes...looks terrible.what to do??

Depends: Depends on the etiology of the problem, and this is impossible to address, DX, in this format. You should have an exam, if there is an infection present this will need to be treated with antibiotic. If it is due to allergy, topical steroids will be Rxed. This can only be DXed with an exam. ...Read more

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What are itchy blisters on feet and in between toes?

What are itchy blisters on feet and in between toes?

Athletes foot : Without seeing or hearing your medical history. Probably athletes foot, which should be confirmed by podiatrist or if doesn't respond to otc meds by culture. If redness could be a infection. Again if doesn't respond to otc meds, please get examined by doctor. ...Read more

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Should the person with corns on his foot go for jogging /running?

Should the person with corns on his foot go for jogging /running?

Corns on feet: Corns are a sign of excessive pressure on certain parts of the foot. It may have to do with the type of shoes you are wearing, the bone structure of the foot and whether sensation in your feet works properly. Corns can be painful. These need an evaluation by a podiatrist or orthopedic surgeon to determine cause. Also, plantar warts can look like corns. Please see your dr. For evaluation. ...Read more

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Rash on top of feet from being allergic to antibiotics, help?

Rash on top of feet from being allergic to antibiotics, help?

Inform the dr: Who placed you on the antibiotic, there are different ways to deal with this but they should know. ...Read more