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What could cause tiny red dots in the feet and itchy bruises in the right calf?

I have wood looks to be like a bunch of tiny red dots that are starting on the tops of my feet then only go from the toes to almost the ankle it almost looks like really bad like chicken not chicken pox but freckles also my three inner toes on both feet go numb. On my right calf I have what looks to be like bruises under the skin but are very very itchy
Thu, 5 Sep 2019
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General & Family Physician 's  Response

The Itchy bruises commonly are scabies or allergy. You can take antihistamines for relieve. Apply Ascabiol lotion to the area affected after a thorough wash. Leave it for 40-50 minutes & then have a shower. Repeat this after 12-15 days. It should go away if it is scabies or due to allergy.

You are suggested to visit a dermatologist & get clinically examined. Sometimes, itching & numbness is due to nerve disorders. Get CT, MRI, & X-ray along with Nerve conduction tests done to detect any such developing pathology & get treated at the earliest.

Locally, you can apply ointment Hydrocortisone in the affected area for relieve. Take vitamin B12, B6, folic acid with minerals for supplement.

Hope I have answered your query. Let me know if I can assist you further.

Take care.

Dr. Nupur K, General & Family Physician
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