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What causes itchy rash on bottoms of my feet and palm? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 07-Apr-2014
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User:I have a itchy rash on bottoms of my feet and on palms of hands. Is this cirrocis?
Doctor:hello
Doctor:are you asking me if it is Cirrhosis?
User:YES
Doctor:No
Doctor:Just this itchy rash does not point towards cirrhosis
User:WHAT CAN BE THE OTHER CAUSES?
Doctor:The common cause is an athlete's foot or fungal infection
Doctor:eczema is another cause
User:ON BOTH HANDS AND FEET?
Doctor:Yes, it is possible
Doctor:Are you diabetic?
Doctor:It can be a contact dermatitis as well
User:I REMODELED A APARTMENT AND IT STARTED THERE,I WAS WEARING SANDALS
Doctor:Have you recently changed your soap or used an unused product or cosmetic?
Doctor:oh
Doctor:Some kind of a contact allergy then
Doctor:Contact dermatitis
User:NO
Doctor:while remodelling, you probably have had contact with an allergen
Doctor:That might have triggered this rash and itchy
Doctor:Over the counter available mild steroid cream or ointment like Betamethasone should help yo
User:WHAT IS THE CURE?
Doctor:you*
Doctor:Use it around thrice daily
Doctor:For a 5 to 7 days
Doctor:it should be gone
Doctor:I also advise my patients with such complaints, a 3 to 4 days course of Tablet Zyrtec or cetrizine 10mg at night, to get faster relief
User:SHOULD I STILL SEE A PH OR TRY WHAT YOU ADVISE
Doctor:Try my suggestions for 3 days
Doctor:It should work for you
User:ARE THESEAVAILABLE AT A LOCAL PHARMACY?
Doctor:yes, they should be available at the local pharmacy over the counter
User:WELL THANK YOU!!!! EVERY THING I FOUND ON THE NET SOUNDED LIKE "C"
Doctor:"C" as?
User:CIRROHSIS
Doctor:No, in my view, it is not cirrhosis
User:GREAT I WILL SLEEP TONIGHT XXXXXXX OTHER ADVISE
Doctor:Try not to move things or remodel apartment now
Doctor:Do not do the unusual stuff for some time
Doctor:like gardening, moving lawn, etc
Doctor:That is all
User:THANKS AGAIN
Doctor:it's ,my pleasure to help you
Doctor:Get well soon
Doctor:Have a great night's sleep
User:GOOD NIGHT
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