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Why Are The Bottoms Of My Feet Red
Multiple reasons: There are many possibilities for redness on the bottom of the feet, from normal flushing, swelling, sweaty feet, to autoimmune reactions. Provide more details of symptoms for more detailed answers. If there is any pain please see your pcp/dermatologist/podiatrist. ...Read more
Possible neuropathy: Neuropathy is a condition resulting from abnormal nerve function. Neuropathy can be due to certain vitamin deficiencies, nerve damage due to trauma, alcohol consumption, radiation, side effects of certain medications, or due to certain medical conditions such as diabetes. Treatment varies depending on the cause of the problem. Have it evaluated and appropriately treated. ...Read more
I have red spots in the palm of my hands and soles of my feet that are now purple and itchy. What causes this?
New: if this is something new and recent, you may have hand foot and mouth disease ...Read more
Sensitive Feet: There are more nerve endings on the bottom of our feet than any other area of the body per square inch. That makes them very sensitive. But sensitivity, like any other tendency, is like a bell shaped curve where there is an average sensitivity and 95% of the rest of the people on either side (more sensitive and less sensitive). You may be in the 2.5% of people who are very sensitive. Dr richblake. ...Read more
Photo-derm: Without a picture/photo- impossible to diagnose. See your primary care physician. ...Read more
Fungal infection: Try an over the counter antifungal such as Lotromin ...Read more
I have just noticed red looking bruises on both of my feet.. they are around the side of my feet and alittle on the back and bottom of feet. Not itchy?
Petechiae: These may be leakage of blood from capillaries in the skin and can be caused by vasculitis(inflammation of these tiny blood vessels) which usually is an autoimmune process. I recommend that your physician examine you and order blood tests to rule out other causes such as low platelets or other blood coagulation deficiencies. Sometimes these blood vessels leak from excessive standing and weight. ...Read more
I have a rash on the palms of my hands and the soles of my feet and now my feet are also covered in blisters. What is this?
Allergic reaction: This is probably an allergic reaction to something you came in contact with or ate. The other possible cause is a fungus infection in the foot that created an id reaction and has also spread to the hands. I would see your dermatologist for further evaluation and treatment. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My toes and the soles of my feet stay red all the time, Sometimes people will ask me why my feet are so red..
My toes are purple on the bottom of them and around the toenails. They sort of feel numb and are dry.
Eczema?: Eczema would be my first guess (possibly with a secondary fungal infection). Unfortunately Donna to diagnose skin issues one must always see and feel the lesions. Can try treating with moisturizer several times a day along with mild steroid cream like cortisone combined with any OTC antifungal cream. If there in no improvement in 2 weeks time, please see your healthcare provider for evaluation. ...Read more
Many possibilities: Here is general advice re foot pain causes: http://www.mayoclinic.org/symptoms/foot-pain/basics/causes/sym-20050792 As you can see a variety of possibilities and hard to sort out without examination and therefore advise seeing a doctor licensed in your area for evaluation. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
The bottom of my feet and the palms of my hands are red and burning and itching. What could this be from.
My toes turn blue in the shower. Other symptoms are hands and feet are almost always cold. Bottoms of my feet are dark red and my palms blue & swollen?
See doc: I know it's easy to say you need to see a doctor, but i think you do need to see one. You may need to have your circulation checked for one. Also, other diseases such as vasculitis (blood vessel wall inflammation) as well as inflammatory diseases such as lupus or reynaud's may need to be ruled out. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
My feet are red and purple and when you look to the side of my foot the line of the purple is really bad???
Explanation : It's impossible to give you professional answer due to many unknown factors. How old are you, how long this problem exist, when it worse: after walking for minutes or hours, in sitting position and so on so on. But my advise will be: just put your foot up for rest 15-30 min and make some massage. If It will be not ok, go to doctor. ...Read more
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