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What are the rough dark brown spots appearing on my hands and feet?

What are the rough dark brown spots appearing on my hands and feet?

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

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Men with brown spots in feet?

Men with brown spots in feet?

A number of possible: It could be dead skin and underlying tissue from a pressure spot or even malignant melanoma. Have it checked and possibly biopsied by a podiatrist. Soon! ...Read more

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Treating Athlete's Foot (Checklist)

Dry well between the toes after your shower or bath
Daily
Wear white cotton socks, especially in the summer
Once
Try to avoid scratching
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See your podiatrist is symptoms persist or do not improve
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What do brown spots mean under feet?

What do brown spots mean under feet?

A number of possible: It could be dead skin and underlying tissue from a pressure spot or even malignant melanoma. There are too many possibilities to mention them all, but if it has appeared just recently, have it checked and possibly biopsied by a podiatrist. Soon! ...Read more

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Brown spots on sole of feet?

Brown spots on sole of feet?

A number of possible: It could be dead skin and underlying tissue from a pressure spot or even malignant melanoma. There are too many possibilities to mention them all, but if it has appeared just recently, have it checked and possibly biopsied by a podiatrist. Soon! ...Read more

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Treating Athlete's Foot (Checklist)

Change shoes daily
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Disinfect shoes
Daily
Consider soaking in betadine/water solution 2-3x weekly
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Start with a topical anti-fungal
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What causes brown spots on the heels of feet?

What causes brown spots on the heels of feet?

Aging spots: These are typical normal aging spots located on the bottom due to small blood vessel capillary trauma over time. This is usually prevalent with diabetics, etc... If the spots are new and or itch or become raised, you need to see your podiatrist right away. ...Read more

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Why do brown spots happen and how do you treat them on your hands?

Why do brown spots happen and how do you treat them on your hands?

Have you considered: Treatment with ipl (intense pulsed light)? This can be quite effective for brown spots on the back on the hands. ...Read more

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Treating Athlete's Foot (Checklist)

Wash Feet
2x day
Different pair of shoes
daily
antifungal powders in shoe
daily
OTC antifungal cream to feet
2x day
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I notice small brown spots on very bottom of my feet what causes this and how do start attacting whatever is causing that to occur?

I notice small brown spots on very bottom of my feet what causes this and how do start attacting whatever is causing that to occur?

May need a doctor: If a person gets small brown spots on the bottom of his feet, sometimes they are warts. Other times they are a fungus. If fungus, twice a day over-the-counter lotrimin af for 2-3 weeks may solve the problem. If warts, a primary care doctor or dermatologist will likely have to freeze them off. A visit to the doctor can help get a diagnosis, and see if the spots aren't something else. ...Read more

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