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Red, burning rash on the big toe - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   Foot? toe? rash
Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   please proceed with your health query
User :   hello
User :   okay, the side of my big toe is red, kinda looks like hives, and stings
Doctor :   ok
User :   its also on the toe right next to it
User :   is it athletes foot, or something else?
Doctor :   since when are you having these rash?
User :   im not sure. it didnt really start to hurt until earlier today
Doctor :   do they itch?
User :   not really. it just kinda burns
Doctor :   is skin over them peeling off or scaly in appearance?
Doctor :   is it involving 1 foot or both feet?
User :   One foot
Doctor :   is there any foul smell associated?
User :   no
User :   its not peeling off or scaly
User :   its red looking, and kinda bumpy
Doctor :   is there any discharge oozing out form them?
User :   no
Doctor :   you would need to get them examined by your doctor to see if they are due to 1) yeast infection
Doctor :   2) bacterial infection
Doctor :   3) parasitic infection like scabies
Doctor :   and start treatment for them
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