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What Are Dark Spots In Middle Of My Hand And Bottom Of My Foot
I have a 'streaky' looking mole on the sole of my foot, one between my toes and a new flat brown spot has appeared on my palm. Should I be concerned?
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
Keratosis?: These may represent stucco keratosis which is localized thickening of skin simi, ar to barnacles on a boat. Soak and use peeling cream with urea or lac 5. This will remove surface and improve appearance. If this disturbs you dermatologist can diagnose and remove ith minor procedure. ...Read more
Evaluation: Unfortunately without knowing the cause of the spots, it's difficult to suggest an intervention that will help. Remember there are many reasons to have dark spots on the palms, it can be due to bruises, benign nevi (moles), fungus (tinea nigra) or even more concerning lesions. Your best bet is to get these spots looked at in person. ...Read more
Had a cold last week and it has gone now but it has left with tiny blister crater spots on the bottom of my feet and hands. Or is it something else?
Viral: This may be a result of a viral infection, possible hand, foot, and mouth. It should resolve in its own. If symptoms get worse, see a doctor for an evaluation ...Read more
My mom has black spots that are flakey and itchy on the bottom of her feet. What could that be? Also her hands are itchy&rash like.
My 3 year old daughter has had a itchy rash on the bottoms of her feet for over a week. Now it's on the palms of her hands. It's flat red spots.
Many Diagnoses: It is hard to make a proper diagnosis since I am not there to actually see it. I recommend taking her to see a dermatologist so that they can help your daughter get rid of it. Hope this helped :]. ...Read more
4 years I've had 3 quarter sized itchy spots: bottom of right foot - upper part of arch, chest - just left of sternum base, and right hand - palm base?
Hi I have a circular white mark on the bottom of my foot and it has white headed spots on it, only itches and stings when I let air get to it.
I have two brown/orange spots on the bottom of my foot. They almost looks like stains and like they're under the skin. There is no pain or hardness.
Lesion: You just noticed this? Are they connected, or two distinct? Is the border (s) irregular, or smooth. Any color changes since first noticed? Size larger than about 1/4 inch? You should see a doctor-primary, dermatologist, podiatrist-to determine if a biopsy is necessary. ...Read more
Little spots in the bottom of my foot has been tingling and it don't hurt just annoying, what is this?
See a foot doc: Or dermatologist. Without seeing a picture hard to day. ...Read more
I have small white dots of skin on bottom of my foot in multiple spots. Dots have small holes, and holes aren't deep. It's not painful. What is it?
Is the first thing I would suspect. The fungi eat skin, and can leave holes. Tinea pedis (to sound nerdy) is easily fixed with a topical anti fungal, such as tolnaftate. Go for the generics, they're cheaper.
Have you changed what your feet see? Walking on hot sand barefoot? New flip flops? If there's anything new, try changing back.
If these don't work, and the problem persists, see a doctor. ...Read more
After my foot surgery, I had a fiberglass cast for 3 wk. My surgery was 8 months ago. Could the cast have caused darker spots on my skin. Still there.
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
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
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 numb spot that itches on the bottom of my foot that nothing relieves. I do have lower back problems. What can I do to get it to stop?
Topical medication: From what you are describing is an area on localized on your foot, which is referred to as a dermatome. It is an area supplied by nerves that originate in the lower back. There are topical preparations (usually a formulation of 3 or so compounds) that relieve such symptoms. Check with your dr. ...Read more
There is a red spot on the bottom of my foot, near my toe, and in the red spot there's a white dot... It's itchy...it's on the inside. What is it?
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 their 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?
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
I have a tiny raised red spot on the bottom of my foot on the soft bit, it's really itchy and hurts when I itch it won't go away how do I get rid x?
Hard to diagnose: Without more of a history and an examination. How long have you had this? Was there any injury or environmental exposure? Cortisone cream may help itching but see a foot specialist. ...Read more
I have a black round spot on the bottom of my foot. Now it has a one inch red swelling around it. I have peripheral neuropathy in my feet. What is it?
Go to Dr ASAP: Due to the neuropathy it could be blood under the skin, an ulcer forming, or a foreign body. The red swelling could be infection. Go to a podiatrist immediately to prevent complications or worsening. With neuropathy, these things need to be evaluated by a doctor immediately. ...Read more
The bottom of my right foot has had a numb spot which is now covering 2/3 of the bottom of my foot. I am not diabetic. No pins and needles. Just numb?
I'm getting tiny purple/red bumps on my hands and one on the bottom of my foot. They are very painful and my hands ache. No fluids in them either.?
I found a small brown mole looking bump on the bottom of my foot. Not there last Nov. Plenty of dead skin on heel. Wart? Melanoma? Blood spot?
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