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I have a red ichy hard spot on the bottom of my right foot, and my Left is red and itches, I have no idea what they are but I can barely stand. ?

I have a red ichy hard spot on the bottom of my right foot, and my Left is red and itches, I have no idea what they are but I can barely stand. ?

Where were you.: If these areas are small and do not cover large areas of the foot, then a combination of a topical antifungal and topical steroid may do the trick.
It is difficult to be certain without actually seeing the skin. ...Read more

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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?

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

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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.

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.

R/O PLANTAR WART: Plantar warts are commonly found on feet and hands . The dark spot in the middle is the vascular supply. It can be treated with FREEZING/LASER/TOPICAL MEDICATION or injection. ...Read more

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I was bitten by a Yellow Fly, bottom of foot, it itches, is hard and red. I'm on Immunosuppressants for RA/Fibro. Could my meds prevent healing?

I was bitten by a Yellow Fly, bottom of foot, it itches, is hard and red.  I'm on Immunosuppressants for RA/Fibro. Could my meds prevent healing?

Observe: Observe for spreading redness, increased pain or tenderness, or swelling of the foot. These symptoms,if they develop, should be promptly seen by your physician for evaluation and treatment as infection of the bite would then be likely. In view of being somewhat immunocompromised, this is most important. ...Read more

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I have a round brown spot on the top of my foot sometimes it itches ive had it for three years what could it be?

I have a round brown spot on the top of my foot sometimes it itches ive had it for three years what could it be?

Lesion: A lesion that has been around for three years probably warrants a biopsy or least to be seen.
Although one of the possibilities is fungal. It would not hurt to try an antifungal cream. ...Read more

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In the middle of my sole of my right foot, just below where the ball of my foot be, there is a tingle every once in awhile. Always the same spot. Not all the time. No pain, or burning. if I scratch it, it itches more. what could it be?

In the middle of my sole of my right foot, just below where the ball of my foot be, there is a tingle every once in awhile.  Always the same spot. Not all the time.  No pain, or burning.  if I scratch it, it itches more. what could it be?

Several things: It sounds like you may have an allergy on the skin or prior insect bite. I don't think it is a serious problem but it would pay to have your family physician look at your foot. ...Read more

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I get a itchy bump on my ankle randomly. Its just one bump, always in the same spot and it itches really badly. Should I be concerned about it?

I get a itchy bump on my ankle randomly. Its just one bump, always in the same spot and it itches really badly. Should I be concerned about it?

Itchy on ankle: May be bite or eczema or folliculitis- infection. if it resolves spontaneously with no effects I would not be too worrried. But can f/u w/ doc urgent care when it occurs to get a more accurate diagnosis ...Read more

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I removed a tick about 2 months ago from my ankle and still have a red spot there that itches a little. Could I have a problem with the bite?

I removed a tick about 2 months ago from my ankle and still have a red spot there that itches a little.  Could I have a problem with the bite?

get it checked: Have a podiatrist check that area of your ankle. There can sometimes be a delayed response to a bit, but you may have also been bitten again and/or by something other than a tick. ...Read more

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Bottom of foot is itching deep inside. Like I can't reach it deep. Any thoughts?

Bottom of foot is itching deep inside. Like I can't reach it deep. Any thoughts?

Itching feet: Itching at the bottom of the knee could be just from dry feet. See the bottom of your feet or you may have some contact from your socks or shoes. Are you taking any meds? Or do you have athletes feet? See your Dr please. ...Read more

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Brown spot on bottom of foot, what is this?

Brown spot on bottom of foot, what is this?

Pigmented lesions: Any new pigmented skin lesion anywhere on your foot should be looked at by your podiatrist or dermatologist to see if a biopsy is needed.

If the brown spot has been there for many years time without any changes, it is probably benign. However, your podiatrist or dermatologist should evaluate this at some point anyway. ...Read more

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What can I do about a dry skin spot on bottom of foot?

What can I do about a dry skin spot on bottom of foot?

Apply moisturizer: If it doesn't go away see podiatrist as it may not be a simple dry spot. ...Read more

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Spot on bottom of foot. Very painful. Dr says not planters wart. Turned purple with spots under it. What could it be?

Spot on bottom of foot. Very painful. Dr says not planters wart. Turned purple with spots under it. What could it be?

See a dermatologist: It is difficult to make a proper diagnosis since I am not there to see the condition. I recommend seeing a dermatologist so that they can make a proper diagnosis and give you something to get rid of the condition or relieve symptoms. ...Read more

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Should i be concerned about a orange rust colored circular spot diameter of pencil on bottom of foot?

Should i be concerned about a orange rust colored circular spot diameter of pencil on bottom of foot?

Yes...: If a new colored lesion has suddenly appeared on the foot, see a podiatrist for a simple biopsy to make sure nothing serious is going on. ...Read more

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Pain in small spot bottom of foot, toward heel- in morning and walking. Feels like it's pulling from heel up back of my leg too. Plantar fasciitis?

Pain in small spot bottom of foot, toward heel- in morning and walking. Feels like it's pulling from heel up back of my leg too. Plantar fasciitis?

Probably: Plantar fasciitis is typically in the bottom of the heel. Worse in morning and after rest. It can hurt up the leg too from walking differently to compensate. Try ice, Achilles stretches, NSAIDs, orthotics, good shoes. Avoid barefoot and flat shoes without support. See you local podiatrist. It could be this problem or something else. They can help you get better. ...Read more

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Hello. So since Saturday, I have been up all night itching my feet. It isn't in just one spot on my feet they are just overall itching and sometimes h?

Hello. So since Saturday, I have been up all night itching my feet. It isn't in just one spot on my feet they are just overall itching and sometimes h?

Itch: Itching of the feet without an observable rash may be heat, sweat or stress related or may be a localized reaction to footwear. First line treatment would be antihistamines like benadryl(causes drowsiness) or claritin(nondrowsy) or zyrtec(less drowsiness). Prescription medications like atarax or steroids may be prescribed. If symptoms persist consult a dermatologist or allergist. ...Read more

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I have a dark spot on my foot below my ankle. I thought it was an insect bite due to the itching. The itching has stopped but the dark spot has stayed?

I have a dark spot on my foot below my ankle. I thought it was an insect bite due to the itching. The itching has stopped but the dark spot has stayed?

Not uncommon: If this was from an insect bite, the allergic inflammation from it may subside after a few days but it will take time for the inflammatory aftermath to clear. ...Read more

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2 brown spots bottom of foot since August. Could they be planters wart? They don't hurt and never did. Different size. No center. Only on left foot.

2 brown spots bottom of foot since August. Could they be planters wart? They don't hurt and never did. Different size. No center. Only on left foot.

Possibly a wart: A sudden appearing brown spot on the foot is most likely a wart however it could be a pigmented skin lesion some of which can be fatal like a melanoma. You need a medical doctor to see this and likely have a biopsy. ...Read more

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Bottom if foot itches all the time only right one?

Bottom if foot itches all the time only right one?

Fungus, neuropathy : Or other types of dermatitis. Is there any sign of inflammation or scaling of skin? If this persists, see physician for diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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I have a knot on the bottom of my foot it itches and hurts really bad what is it!??!?!

I have a knot on the bottom of my foot it itches and hurts really bad what is it!??!?!

Knot: There are a lot of choices here and no way that it can be answered on this forum. You need to see your podiatrist for an evaluation where you will get the advice and treatment you seek . ...Read more

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Red brown spots on feet but no itching and pain .It seems very bad . ?

See podiatrist: Or dermatologist not enough info given to help make diagnosis or fact easier to diagnosis skin lesions by seeing them. ...Read more

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I have some type of rash on the bottom of my foot in the middle and its been there for years now. It itches at times and peels. What could it be?

I have some type of rash on the bottom of my foot in the middle and its been there for years now. It itches at times and peels. What could it be?

Years is a long time: With the medical conditions you report I would have thought you would have shown this to one of your doctors by now. Have your family doctor take a look and get it taken care of. It could be eczema, tinea or a callus... thyroid problems can cause skin changes. Or it may be some type of growth. Regardless if it was going to hurt you it would have already so I wouldn't be too worried about it. ...Read more

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Itchy left palm and left sole. For quite a long time I have had itching on one spot on my palm, now it has started on left sole. Never the right. Why?

Itchy left palm and left sole. For quite a long time I have had itching on one spot on my palm, now it has started on left sole. Never the right. Why?

Itching spot hand: Sounds like fungus. Try treating with any OTC athlete's foot cream twice day for 2-3 weeks. should see improvement. If so, continue treating twice a day until rash gone, THEN once a day for 1 more week. If it does not help after 2 weeks, please see health care provider to have this evaluated. Hope this helps. Best of luck. ...Read more

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The bottom of my right foot itches constantly with no rash. Any ideas?

The bottom of my right foot itches constantly with no rash.  Any ideas?

Moisturize: Try moisturizing very frequently, 4-5 times a day, with a fragrance free moisturizer of your choice, preferably a thicker, greaser product rather than a lotion. I would also try changing socks halfway through the day and alternating shoes every other day. Good luck! ...Read more

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I wish i could send the pic of my feet... On my heel, the bottom and on side of my feet its a dark brownish red color & itches what could this be?

Rash: Rashes are best diagnosed when a doctor can see them, diagnose the issue and provide directed therapy. With that being said, it could simply be dry skin or athletes foot or atopic dermatitis or ? What have you used on the rash? ...Read more

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Hello Dr. Pickett, I have had a spot on my ankle that has been itching for a while and I just now looked at it and it turns out it is a rash. I became worried because it looks like a bullseye pattern but I'm not sure.

Hello Dr. Pickett, I have had a spot on my ankle that has been itching for a while and I just now looked at it and it turns out it is a rash. I became worried because it looks like a bullseye pattern but I'm not sure.

Consultation: Unfortunately you cannot direct a comment to a specific physician thru this Question and Answer box. You can take several up close images of the area and consult Dr Pickett or have a Prime consultation and upload the images for the Dr to see. ...Read more