Feet Frenzy: Scratching More Than Just the Surface on Itchy Feet!

Feet Frenzy: Scratching More Than Just the Surface on Itchy Feet!

Why Are My Feet Itching Like Crazy?

  • Peripheral Neuropathy: It’s like your nerves are throwing a party and forgot to invite you. Tingling, numbness, and itchiness can show up uninvited.
  • Dry Skin: Too much scrub-a-dub-dub can strip your skin of moisture. Lotion up to keep your skin chill.
  • Psoriasis: Your immune system’s playing pranks, causing red, scaly patches that just wanna itch.
  • Eczema: Comes in two styles – atopic (super dry and itchy) or dyshidrotic (itchy blisters). Cold compresses and steroid creams are the go-to fix.
  • Athlete’s Foot: Those sweaty gym shoes can turn into a fungal rave. Antifungal meds will crash the party.
  • Allergic Reactions: Sometimes your skin throws a fit over stuff like latex. Antihistamines to the rescue!
  • Scabies: Tiny mites having a house party under your skin. Not cool. Topical meds will evict them.
  • Hookworm Infections: Rare, but these critters can hitch a ride through your bare feet. Antiparasitic meds will show them the door.
  • Diabetes: Can lead to itchy feet thanks to a bunch of reasons like nerve issues or infections.
  • Burns: Even after they heal, they can still nag you with itchiness.

Men wear canvas shoes, he scratches legs and feet with itchy skin. Caused by of shoes

So, What Can I Do About It?

  1. Moisturize: Keep your skin hydrated like it’s your job.
  2. Med Up: Depending on the cause, creams, antifungals, or antihistamines might be your new BFFs.
  3. Chill Out: Cold compresses can be a real cool way to calm down those itchy urges.
  4. Cover Up: Protect your feet from funky fungi and other uninvited guests.
  5. Check Up: If things get too wild, hit up your doc for some professional peacekeeping.

Umedoc Telemedicine: Your Online Doc, Anytime, Anywhere!

Struggling with itchy feet and need a doc, like, now? Umedoc telemedicine has got you covered! With Umedoc, you can see a board-certified doctor right from your phone or computer. Whether it’s a minor health concern or you need some urgent care, Umedoc’s medical providers are ready to evaluate and treat your condition without the wait. Plus, they’re HIPAA compliant, so your info is super safe. And the best part? It’s only $69 per visit1. So, if your feet are driving you nuts, don’t wait – check out Umedoc and get back to strutting your stuff itch-free!

Remember, itchy feet aren’t just a metaphor for wanting to travel – sometimes they’re a real-deal annoyance. But with a little know-how, some TLC, and Umedoc’s telemedicine service, you can kick those itches to the curb! 


  • Itchy Feet Causes: Includes peripheral neuropathy, dry skin, psoriasis, eczema, athlete’s foot, allergic reactions, scabies, hookworm infections, diabetes, and burns.
  • Self-Care Tips: Moisturize regularly, use appropriate medications like creams, antifungals, or antihistamines, apply cold compresses, and protect your feet.
  • Professional Help: For persistent issues, consult a doctor for proper diagnosis and treatment.
  • Umedoc Telemedicine: Offers online consultations with board-certified doctors for itchy feet concerns, available anytime and anywhere.
  • HIPAA Compliant: Ensures personal information is kept secure during telemedicine consultations.
  • Affordable: Charges $69 per visit, providing a cost-effective option for medical care.
  • Convenience: Quick access to medical care without the wait, helping you return to comfort sooner.

This article reviewed by Dr. Jim Liu, MD and Ms. Deb Dooley, APRN.

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