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What does it mean if bottom of my feet look yellow?

What does it mean if bottom of my feet look yellow?

Yellow skin: You should see a Podiatrist, so they can send out a sample of your skin to rule out a fungus condition and then treat it. It is possible that you have callouses and again these need to be checked by a Podiatrist. ...Read more

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What does it mean if the bottom of my feet are yellow?

What does it mean if the bottom of my feet are yellow?

Carotenemia?: Yellow palms and soles will tip a savvy physician off to someone who likes yellow vegetables, especially carrots. It's quite common in healthy-lifestyle folks. I trust that your eyes are not yellow from mild jaundice and that the cat did not urinate in your shoes. If this isn't you, talk with your physician next time you visit. If you feel well I would not be concerned. ...Read more

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My feet are turning yellow out of no where. What causes yellow feet?

My feet are turning yellow out of no where. What causes yellow feet?

Insuff info: Do you mean the bottom of your feet? Maybe you are not washing well enough. Maybe they are calloused, callouses can turn yellow. See podiatrist. ...Read more

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The bottom of my feet are like a yellow color even after showed, should I conserned?

The bottom of my feet are like a yellow color even after showed, should I conserned?

Yellow color: Colored dye material from shoes or sandals can penetrate into the soles of the feet. Due to pressure from standing and walking, the color penetrates into the deeper skin layers of the thick sole. Pumice may help. Certain foods and systemic abnormalities are also possible. If the white of the eyes are yellow or the tan line is not identifiable, suggest seeing a doctor soon. ...Read more

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My feet is always a little swollen near my ankle and the bottom of my feet is yellow, why?

My feet is always a little swollen near my ankle and the bottom of my feet is yellow, why?

CLARIFICATION NEEDED: You state "feet" indicating both, but "ankle" indicating only one. I would need to know if it's both feet and ankles, or just one side.
Sincerely,
Dr. Latva ...Read more

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I’m 15 years old, I don’t have any foot odor or any sores on my feet but they are yellow even after I’ve showered. Why?

I’m 15 years old, I don’t have any foot odor or any sores on my feet but they are yellow even after I’ve showered. Why?

If you're under 16yr: Thanks for your interest in HealthTap. Your question might not get answered if you are under age 16 years and writing your own questions. Have a trusted adult or parent submit your questions, using your account to ask about your concerns. There are many pediatricians on HealthTap with a great deal of expertise, but they look for questions submitted by adults on behalf of teens or younger children. ...Read more

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The tops of my feet are turning yellow and my toes are turning bright pink with spots of purple. Should I get medical attention now?

The tops of my feet are turning yellow and my toes are turning bright pink with spots of purple. Should I get medical attention now?

Foot Discoloration: I have never seen this pattern before as a practicing podiatrist, so I would definitely recommend you so a podiatrist or dermatologist to start. If the feet are very hot or very cold, I would ask for an emergency visit. If not, while you wait for the appt, try a topical anti-fungal like Lamisil (terbinafine) cream to see if it has any effect. Dr rich blake. ...Read more

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Bottom of my feet are red / yellow. Not sore but they smell. I always wear closed in shoes. I'm a little overweight.

Try soaking them in: Warm water and tea. The tannic acid in the tea will dry out the sweat glands. If there is callous tissue on the bottom this should be removed.
Sometimes docs prescribe topical meds like Clindamycin topical agents and this works nicely as well. ...Read more

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Hi doctor! I used to have eczema in my toes, not anymore the problem is that part of my feet turns so red and my nails still yellow. (not itchy)?

Hi doctor! I used to have eczema in my toes, not anymore the problem is that part of my feet turns so red and my nails still yellow. (not itchy)?

The nails can be: Checked for fungus....the redness could be many different things...since I can't see it hard to comment but if not sure it can always be biopsied... ...Read more

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I have yellow rings around my mouth and hands/feet are yellow (eyes aren't and liver enzymes normal) what could this be?

I have yellow rings around my mouth and hands/feet are yellow (eyes aren't and liver enzymes normal) what could this be?

Carotenemia: Infants who take an excessive amount of so called "yellow vegetables" such as sweet potato, carrot, and tomato develop yellow stain over their palms, soles, and face especially around the nose. Harmless! ...Read more

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I'm having blisters on the palms of my hands, soles of my feet, on my tongue, on my head and my genitals, accompanied with sore throat.

I'm having blisters on the palms of my hands, soles of my feet, on my tongue, on my head and my genitals, accompanied with sore throat.

Blisters: Hand foot & mouth disease is a viral illness that can have blisters in the mouth, on palms, soles and other areas of the body.
There are a number of conditions that can cause similar symptoms, including reactions to medications, erythema multiforme (which may occur after other infections such as herpes or pneumonia) & others. Please see your dermatologist as soon as possible for proper diagnosis. ...Read more

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I have white soars in my mouth. I have white soars in my mouth. Doctor in ER 5 days ago gave me meds but it is getting worse. The ones on my body and scalp are healing. The ones on my feet seem to be. Help?

I have white soars in my mouth. I have white soars in my mouth. Doctor in ER 5 days ago gave me meds but it is getting worse. The ones on my body and scalp are healing. The ones on my feet seem to be. Help?

There: There are several viruses that have been identified that produce sores in the mouth accompanied with fever & malaise & are usually self limiting, healing within 2 weeks, with the virus. It may take longer for the mouth sores to heal because they get secondarily infected due to the normal bacteria that live in the mouth. When these sores do accompany other bodily lesions & symptoms, it is best to visit the doctor, not the dentist. This what you did & you see improvement, but the lesions in the mouth have not healed yet. Give them 2 weeks, if you do not see improvement revisit the E.R. ...Read more

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I have hand foot and mouth disease, i’ve had it since sunday, so 3 days, when is it safe to go back to school? I still have rashes on my feet and hand

I have hand foot and mouth disease, i’ve had it since sunday, so 3 days, when is it safe to go back to school? I still have rashes on my feet and hand

Hand, foot and mouth: This viral illness may be transmitted for several days after symptoms resolve. Wait a few days after symptoms to go back to school in fairness to the other students. Good hygiene is also important and that is a reason the disease spreads more readily among children who may be less vigilant about hand washing, etc. ...Read more

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What are symptoms of yellow tongue?

What are symptoms of yellow tongue?

Yellow Tongue: Yellow tongue is caused by enlargement of papillae and allows bacteria to hide in the recesses of the bumps
saliva may change colour and the tongue looks yellowish and can give some pain, itchy sensation of mouth feel like cotton mouth, there can be yeast infection as well, and can spread to esophagus
the condition is benign can be treated with medicated mouth wash, andanti fungal meds, and proper diet. ...Read more

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How do you trreat a yellow tongue?

How do you trreat a yellow tongue?

Thrush: If there is pain as well, tis could be oral thrush, a fungal infection. Treatment involves rinses with an anti fin gal in most cases. If there is no pain, there are a number of considerations from vitamin deficiencies to acid reflux. Only a physical exam and complete history could provide an accurate diagnosis. ...Read more

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What are complications of yellow tongue?

What are complications of yellow tongue?

Yellow Tongue: Yellow tongue is caused by enlargement of papillae and allows bacteria to hide in the recesses of the bumps
saliva may change colour and the tongue looks yellowish and can give some pain, itchy sensation of mouth feel like cotton mouth, there can be yeast infection as well, and can spread to esophagus
the condition is benign can be treated with medicated mouth wash, andanti fungal meds, and proper diet. ...Read more

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What are the risk factors for getting yellow tongue?

What are the risk factors for getting yellow tongue?

Maybe thrush (fungus): The tongue is known to have many variations with pigmenting, size, appearance, & not always due to disease. Causes of tongue that looks patchy include: lichen planus (responds to steroids), white sponge nevus (familial, benign, permanent), smoker's leukoplakia (2% risk of cancer, needs biopsy), hairy leukoplakia (due to epsteinbarr virus), warts (due to papillomavirus), "thrush" (rx antifungals). ...Read more

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Why would a person's tongue be yellow? Could it be leukoplakia?

Why would a person's tongue be yellow? Could it be leukoplakia?

Probably not: If it scrapes off it is probably plaque... If not see a dentist for a evaluation.. ...Read more

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My tongue is always yellow coated?

Tongue scraper: Use a tongue scraper daily for one week ad if there is no improvement see your dentist to determine if any treatment is indicated. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of yellow stained tongue from home?

How can I get rid of yellow stained tongue from home?

Brushing: Your tongue twice daily. Avoid drinks that would stain it including tea, coffee, cola ...Read more

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Should I be alarmed with having HIV with a yellow tongue?

Should I be alarmed with having HIV with a yellow tongue?

HIV & Yellow Tongue: Many times people with HIV are more susceptible to fungal infections, this can be due to medicines or a compromised immune system. I would go and see your healthcare provider to determine if that is what it is. You can also try a tongue scraper to see if the yellow stuff comes off. Either way I would get it checked. ...Read more

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Is there a good way to get rid of yellow stuff on tongue?

Is there a good way to get rid of yellow stuff on tongue?

Analyze routines: If you brush 2x daily (including tongue) use a tongue scraper daily, floss every night, and use mouthrinse 2x daily and you see a dentist on a regular basis the yellow stuff on your tongue may go away. You may also have a concurrent fungal infection, check with your dentist to see if he thinks an anti-fungal is appropriate. If your a smoker you may be stuck with the yellow until you quit. ...Read more

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I have a thick yellow coating on my tongue. All the time?

I have a thick yellow coating on my tongue. All the time?

Nonspecific: Tongue coating is very nonspecific and sometimes related to digestive issues, but on many occasions there is no pathology. I wouldn't be concerned about it if you have no symptoms. Use your toothbrush to wipe it away. Your dentist may have more advice for you. ...Read more