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What Is A Hole Like Thing On The Bottom Of My Foot
Need to see!: An inverted follicular keratosis (upside down seborrheic keratosis) is highly unlikely given the location. You could have a solitary wart that has become cystic (verucous cyst) or more likely a porokeratosis which is a callus (keratoma) that occurs within a sweat gland on the bottom of the foot. Regardless it needs to be seen to make the correct diagnosis. ...Read more
Plantar wart?: No diagnosis can be made without seeing you and examining the lesion. However, painful lesions on the bottom of the foot that turn white from water being absorbed are probably plantar warts. Depending on other issues, history of diabetes, etc. It could be serious lesions, an abscess, an inverted corn, even skin cancer, believe it or not. Please see a dermatologist or podiatrist! ...Read more
I've got a strange, callus-like thing on the bottom of my foot. It's very small and circular. Any ideas?
Could be a callus: Could be a wart, could be a porokeratosis. ...Read more
I have tis thing on the bottom of my foot an have had it there for many years an sometimes it hurt to walk on it wat is it?
Good question: I would need a better description than "thing" and a photo to help you figure out what you have. ...Read more
I have a weird hole type thing I've never seen before on the bottom of my foot. Is there a way to take a picture of it to show someone to confirm?
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
Something on the bottom of my foot. A lot of dry skin around it. Cleared dry skin and it's flat with a bubble looking thing. Advise/explanation? Help!
Bubble Up.: Bottom of the foot things as you have described can only be one or more of a few options. Foreign bodies, punctate callus or a wart may fit the bill. Without offering up to much flannel, I'm putting my money on a wart. To not waste valuable time, you need to get an expert opinion. ...Read more
If it is open: Then it really isn't a blister anymore, it is now a wound. Apply an antibiotic and covering. I prefer an antibiotic solution like beta dine when walking as creams can cause increased friction and maceration of skin. At night time, you can apply an antibiotic cream. (if beta dine not available, just clean off the wound with saline, or hydrogen peroxide and cover, and use the topical cream at night. ...Read more
What's the best thing to put on a blister burn on the bottom of my foot? A burn cream, somethig with Aloe Vera? Is there a way to numb it?
I feel pain at the bottom top half of my foot a different foot each time especially first thing in the morning?
Foot pain: In morning should be evaluated by a foot doctor. You will need xrays and good exam of the feet. ...Read more
What would be the best thing to do when you have a small piece of glass at the bottom of your foot. I have had it stuck my foot for over 3 mouths now.
See a Podiatrist.: See the podiatrist foot evaluation and treatment. Sometimes a planter wart can cause symptoms similar to having a piece of glass stuck in your foot. ...Read more
There are three bite looking things on the bottom of my foot. They hurt and they are kind of clear and look like they have fluid in them but don't itch?
I stepped on a bottle around 20 ish years ago now when I do Zumba it feels like something is cuttinng the bottom of my foot?
Get examined: It is possible that a piece of glass was in the foot ...Read more
Many possibilities: Your pain could due to trauma (fracture, sprain, arthritis, inflammation), infection, metabolic conditions (gout), poor circulation, musculoskeletal or biomechanical abnormality and different neurologic conditions (neuropathy). A thorough history and physical exam and possibly some laboratory and radiology exams are needed to determine the exact cause. The treatment varies depending on the cause. ...Read more
Foot pain: Congrats for recognizing that your feet are not supposed to hurt! There can be many different reasons for foot pain. From arthritis, plantar fasciitis, stress fractures, general foot fatigue, and countless more. Even the time of day the pain comes can help determine why you are having pain. You can ask your pcp for a podiatry referral if the pain continues to worsen. ...Read more
It is not unusual: Please get it checked by a skin specialist (dermatologist) as it can be a melanoma which does occur on the sole of foot. Also keep an eye on it and check if it changes in size or color. That would make it suspect to be a melanoma which needs to be removed by a surgeon. ...Read more
Itching: If they hurt and itch see your podiatrist for help. Use an antifungal until you get there. ...Read more
Depends: If it is fresh it might need stitiches. If not clean it well with soap and water, apply a topical antiseptic and dry sterile dressing. Watch for signs of infection, heat, drainage, pain, swelling. ...Read more
Need more info: Was there any trauma? When does this pain occur: is it only on weight bearing or in shoes? Any skin abnormalities or swelling? ...Read more
Spinter for 2 years: You should probably not do anything. While splinters may cause infection or bleeding, this does not appear to have happened to you, and these are the principle reason to remove splinters acutely. At this point, your splinter is probably pretty stable and happy. You body, on the other hand, is constantly working to try to through it out of your skin, and it will eventually succeed. Just wait. ...Read more
I am worried, I got something on the bottom of my foot and it's been there for a while. What could it be?
Several things: This is one of those problems where a visit to your doctor is necessary to figure out what's going on. Only after a thorough evaluation, including examination and possibly labs and other tests, can your doctor correctly diagnose you and treat you effectively. ...Read more
I have an itch on the bottom of my foot that is maddening. I've had it off and on for years. What could it be? Looks normal.
Fungus: Is certainly a plausible diagnosis.Get a more detailed answer ›
I have a small circular crater on the bottom of my foot. I don't know how or when exactly it happened but its not a wound and t doesn't hurt.
This is where a: Picture would help....Get a more detailed answer ›
I get pain rarly in the bottom of my foot in center where foot won't touch the ground. It gets ready in 1 or 2 hours. What will be the problem?
I think I have a splinter in the bottom of my foot that's walled off its been there for a few months I've tried getting it out all I find is a hole?
First find it.: At this point, there are only two good options. Either wait to see if time and pressure will force the foreign body out or have it checked by a specialist. Trans dermal illumination, ultrasound and x-ray may be able to locate the bugger. Once located, removal is much easier than trying to remove it blindly. ...Read more
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