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Tiny Itchy Bumps?
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CherryCoke20 posted:


I don't know how well you can see, but I've got these little itchy bumps on the tops (except for my third toe, it kind of goes in a line down the side) of a few of my toes on both feet; I've googled everything from eczema to foot fungus and nothing really seems to apply, I must be missing something...

They aren't painful at all, just itchy on occasion and when they're itchy BOY ARE THEY ITCHY. I thought it looked like they might have a bit of fluid in them so once I tried 'popping' them and nothing really came out. I've tried over the counter creams and lotions to cut down on the irritation but it really doesn't seem to help either. I'm at a loss.

Anyone know what to do or what it looks like to them?
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QuiteCurious responded:
was checking this out and then saw your post.... mayhaps...
Granuloma Annulare and Your SkinGranuloma annulare is a chronic skin condition that consists of a circular-shaped rash with reddish bumps (papules).
Most often, the condition affects children and young adults. Granuloma annulare is slightly more common in girls and usually is seen in people who are otherwise healthy.
What Causes Granuloma Annulare?The cause of granuloma annulare is unknown.
What Are the Symptoms of Granuloma Annulare?People who have granuloma annulare usually notice a ring of small, firm bumps over the backs of the forearms, hands, or feet. More than one ring may be noticed in some cases. The rash may be mildly itchy.
How Is Granuloma Annulare Diagnosed?The condition is diagnosed by a doctor who may use a skin biopsy to confirm the diagnosis.
How Is Granuloma Annulare Treated?Treatment of granuloma annulare often is not necessary, except for cosmetic reasons. In some cases, creams or ointments are used to help the bumps disappear. Some doctors may decide to freeze the lesions with liquid nitrogen or to inject steroids directly into the rings of bumps. Ultraviolet light therapy or oral drugs can be used in severe cases.
 
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CherryCoke20 replied to QuiteCurious's response:
That is very helpful thank you, but after googling it too, mine just don't seem to be in any sort of a ring/ circle pattern, the most pattern they have is the line down the one toe.
 
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Annie_WebMD_Staff replied to CherryCoke20's response:
Hi CherryCoke20,

A picture may be worth a thousand words, but you still cannot be diagnosed over the internet, photo or not unfortunately.

You do need to see a doctor for a diagnosis and treatment if necessary.

Using the Symptom Checker tool may pull up WebMD articles relevant to your questions before you see a doctor!

Take care!

- Annie
 
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shabs84 responded:
Hey have you figured out what's wrong with your toes yet???
 
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FitForLife50 responded:
I have the same thing you described, it itches like crazy!
I have put all kinds of creams, they only calm down the itchiness so I can sleep well, but it wont make it go away.
Creams for athletes foot.
At times it itches so much that I take something sharp like scissors and try to scrape off the top skin, that also helps.
As soon as I can I'll put my feet in the hot sun and that helps a lot. If I remember correct, I don't have this in the summer months when my feet are exposed to air, and no sweating or moisture builds up.
 
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Margeem responded:
ECZEMA - The itch that rashes. It can start with one tiny extremely itchy bump, you scratch, it seems to spread. No lotions seem to help...except one: 2%Hydrocloride in small amounts, sooths and heals. Folks with delicate skin are most prone, and should avoid harsh soaps on body and hands and face. Rinse extremely well after using any soap or shampoo. I do not recommend using any remedy before talking to a specialist. I am not a doctor or physician. I am a person that has minor Eczema outbreaks that I've learned to control...happens most when I am not careful to rinse thoroughly. If left untreated, can go deeper into the skin and spread and take much longer to heal.


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