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What causes feet to swell?

What causes feet to swell?

First see PCP: First, see your primary care physician. Sometimes the cause of foot swelling is dietary. Other times, it can be result of cardiovascular problems or kidney problems or arthritis. ...Read more

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Due to the cold and dry weather my hands are dry and cracking. What to do?

Due to the cold and dry weather my hands are dry and cracking. What to do?

Moisturize: Use a non-greasy moisturizer with no added fragrance (usu alcohol-based which can cause irritation). Good brands are eucerin and aveeno (oatmeal). Apply twice daily at least. ...Read more

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What causes skun under toes to crack?How fix?Thankyou

What causes skun under toes to crack?How fix?Thankyou

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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What could cause cold bare feet to sweat?

What could cause cold bare feet to sweat?

Sweaty feet: Feet sweat because the nerves attached to the sweat gland tell the gland to open and excrete its contents. This happens normally. In cases where the feet sweat to much there is ususally a autonomic nerve malfunction. ...Read more

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What causes the skin to dry fast?

What causes the skin to dry fast?

Fast Dry Skin: Lowered relative humidity at home or in the workplace can cause dryness of the skin, especially in the winter time. There are also some medications that can be responsible for excessive skin dryness. ...Read more

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What causes the feet to swell?

What causes the feet to swell?

Varicose veins: Or incompetent valves, injury, infection, gout, hypertension, congestive heart failure, kidney disease, there are many causes.... ...Read more

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What causes hands and feet to tingle?

What causes hands and feet to tingle?

Many possibilities: Tingling in the hands and feet at the same time can occur with hyperventilation (can be mild enough that you cannot tell you are hyperventilating; occurs with anxiety), & peripheral neuropathy (nerve disease). Peripheral neuropathy has many possible causes including diabetes & autoimmune diseases (eg lupus). Could be 2 different things at once; e.g. Carpal tunnel syndrome and arthritis of spine. ...Read more

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What causes constant cracked hands and feet?

What causes constant cracked hands and feet?

Dyshydrosis: There are several cause of dry cracking and splitting of the skin. Winter months with lack of humidity can cause dry skin which is most common. Other systemic conditions and dermatitis can cause dry skin. ...Read more

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What causes the hands to itch and swell when cold?

What causes the hands to itch and swell when cold?

Cold urticaria.: Cold urticaria is one of the physical urticarias which produces redness, swelling and itching in cold exposed areas. Often diagnosed by placing an ice cube on the forearm or hand for a few minutes and observing the reaction which should leave a red swollen and itchy patch in the outline of the ice cube. ...Read more

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What causes hands and feet to sometimes fall asleep?

What causes hands and feet to sometimes fall asleep?

Numbness: When hands and feet intermittently fall asleep, the first thought should be a circulation problem such as when an individual falls asleep on their arms or legs. This causes mechanical obstruction of blood flow. A second common cause is anxiety or panic attacks. While neurological problems are a small possibility, it is unlikely that a singe neurological problem would effect both arms & both legs. ...Read more

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What causes toes and feet to turn black?

What causes toes and feet to turn black?

CIRCULATION?: Are your toes warm or cool? If cool, and truly black like you say, see a podiatrist to check your circulation. Do you smoke, or are you diabetic? Dr. Latva ...Read more

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What causes gums to itch?

What causes gums to itch?

Itchy gums: This can be due to gum inflammation. Periodontal disease or some new product or food. ...Read more

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What causes you to have dry skin around eyes?

What causes you to have dry skin around eyes?

Eczema or allergy: Dry skin could be a sign of atopic dermatitis or eczema which is a dry skin hypersensitivity reaction. This can happen with irritation or contact with a cosmetic ingredient causing an allergic reaction. Using topical cortisone creams and moisturizers can help. Also need to evaluate your makeup to see if you're allergic to one of the ingredients. ...Read more

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What can cause your feet to peel?

What can cause your feet to peel?

Possibilities: Fungus, dermatitis/eczema, allergic reaction and trauma(burn of some kind) are what comes to mind. ...Read more

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How to cure from dry skin(xerosis) on feet?

How to cure from dry skin(xerosis) on feet?

Eucerine cream: Try Eucerine cream on feet twice a day. When you put it on at bedtime put on socks over the feet to keep the cream on. Avoid soaking the feet in water. ...Read more

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What can cause your feet and ankles to constantly pop?

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What can cause your feet and ankles to constantly pop?

2 options: Some cases are due to the prolonged build up of certain gases that are able to escape the joint once a certain pressure is reached and movement is occurring. Arthritis will cause similar symptoms with a more frequent occurrence, happening repeatedly after seconds rather than every 20-30 minutes. ...Read more

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