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Why are my feet swollen and itchy?

Why are my feet swollen and itchy?

See details: There are several possible causes. You should have a doctor evaluate the issue and then you will know. ...Read more

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I had my baby a week and my feet are still severely swollen and itchy. How long does it take for the swelling to go down?

I had my baby a week and my feet are still severely swollen and itchy. How long does it take for the swelling to go down?

Edema: Congratulations on your your new arrival! Lower extremity swelling should improve in a few weeks. Keeping the legs elevated as much as possible and staying well hydrated should help symptoms improve faster. Notify your OB for persistent swelling beyond this. ...Read more

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When i take melatonin to help me sleep the bottom of my feet get red unbearably itchy appear swollen. But only after taking afew nights in a row. Why?

When i take melatonin to help me sleep the bottom of my feet get red unbearably itchy appear swollen. But only after taking afew nights in a row. Why?

Maybe allergic: Make sure the melatonin you are taking was synthesized in a laboratory, vs being animal derived. Melatonin from animal sources may include contaminants that you might react to. Also, talk to your doctor about this as there can be interactions with medications you may be taking. Also make sure you are taking the proper dose. ...Read more

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I got a number of mosquito bites on my feet last night. Along with the red, itchy bumps, both my feet are swollen, and it hurts to curl my toes. ?

I got a number of mosquito bites on my feet last night. Along with the red, itchy bumps, both my feet are swollen, and it hurts to curl my toes. ?

Mosquito bites: Would try some benedryl as may have an allergic reaction form all the bites. May als oneed antibiotics for cellultis ( infection) Also would follow up with doc and consider testing for West Nile and even Zika even though Zika has not yet been found that far north. f/u w/ doc ...Read more

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Both of my feet and ankles are very swollen and painful ! Also my hands are swlen and itchy! I elevate my legs and the swelling does go down a little?

Both of my feet and ankles are very swollen and painful ! Also  my hands are swlen and itchy! I elevate my legs and the swelling does go down a little?

Varicose vein/c doc: Although this may just be from varicose veins, since they are painful, you need to see your doctor to make sure that you do not have a blood clot in the leg veins which may lead to life-threatening consequence if not treated . That swollen and itchy hands are likely from contact allergy (something you use on your hands) which may require a dermatology consultation. ...Read more

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My hands and feet have been very itchy and swollen its frustrating... Due to so much itching my hands tingle and burn also my feet after scratching ?

My hands and feet have been very itchy and swollen its frustrating... Due to so much itching my hands tingle and burn also my feet after scratching ?

Hard to know : Hard w/out exam. could be eczema, or given the pattern, a more "exotic" autoimmune disorder. Something trigger this? New? Recurrent? Joint pain? Fingernails changing? Hair loss? New meds/ foods/ pets/ soaps? Temp fix: hypoallergenic soap+water, spray w/ peroxide, mix & apply cortisone & neosporin ointment, cover w/ cotton gloves & socks. OTC Benadryl (diphenhydramine). Get exam, labs, Rx for Betamethasone + Atarax ...Read more

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I have itchy red swollen hands and feet. My feet are so bad I cannot walk my toes look like sausages my fingers are the same?

I have itchy red swollen hands and feet. My feet are so  bad I cannot walk my toes look like sausages my fingers are the same?

R/O RAYNAUDS: Raynauds is vasospasm of blood vessels. It is usually symptomatic in hands and feet. It can be PRIMARY OR SECONDARY & ASSOCIATED WITH AUTOIMMUNE/COLLAGEN VASCULAR DISEASE. You need a full exam and lab TESTS. It can respond to ASPRIN/TRENTAL/CALCIUM CHANNEL BLOCKERS ...Read more

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My feet get so itchy an my toes swell up why?

My feet get so itchy an my toes swell up why?

Toe-main, causes.: There are many reasons as to why your feet swell and itch. What is necessary to know is the particulars of the event. How often? Is the swelling on and off. Is there associated redness? How long has this been going on? You can clearly see, hopefully, that the solution is buried in all the particulars of you particular history. It is best to have a sit down with a specialist. ...Read more

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Why do my feet turn red burn and swell my hand do it to and they get itchy it's not all the time it just happens sometimes.

Why do my feet turn red burn and swell my hand do it to and they get itchy it's not all the time it just happens sometimes.

Timing is everything: There are many possibilities as to why your feet and hands are doing this. Because they do not react like this all the time, I would recommend that you make a journal describing the particulars. Time, place, environmental temperature and the like to be included. A photograph of the condition would be great to have. This would make solving your condition easier. Reaction to cold may be involved. ...Read more

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I keep getting itchy spots on my hands, arms and feet. My feet get it so bad that they swell a little and its very painful to walk. Any ideas?

I keep getting itchy spots on my hands, arms and feet. My feet get it so bad that they swell a little and its very painful to walk.  Any ideas?

Neuropathy: This could be due to many possibilities from allergies to metabolic conditions. Neuropathy is a term to describe a nerve malfunction and could be due to many conditions as well. Check with your physician to diagnose your symptoms and check for allergies, diabetes, vitamin deficiencies among other common causes. Hope you feel well soon. ...Read more

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Can someone explain to me how come my foot so swollen and itchy?

Can someone explain to me how come my foot so swollen and itchy?

Many possibilities: This issue now is are you under the care of a doctor..If not get one..... ...Read more

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My right foot has swollen on the bottom and is itchy, I have had it for over a day?

My right foot has swollen on the bottom and is itchy, I have had it for over a day?

Swelling of concern: Female, age unstated says, My right foot has swollen on the bottom and is itchy, I have had it for over a day? Did one work outdoors in the garden, on wet ground? Any insect bite? What about other irritants and allergic contacts? Is it painful? Is it red? The swelling is of concern and one should have the MD take a quick look at it to be reassured. ...Read more