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i have an itchy heel, bottom of my right feet. Nothing visual

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i have an itchy heel, bottom of my right feet. Nothing visual just extreme deep itching. Its been going on for about a year on and off. I tried everything but nothing seems to stop it...Please help
Submitted: 5 years ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  Dr. Saha replied 5 years ago.

Did you consult any doctor or specialist ?

Was any test taken?

Customer: replied 5 years ago.
No, haven't consulted anyone and no tests
Expert:  Dr. Saha replied 5 years ago.
Thank you for the information,

There can be a few possibilities.

Common causes of itching are allergy, dermatitis.

Fungal infection, eczema can be there too.

But as you do not have any rash or skin changes, it can be allergy or dermatitis.

You can apply hydrocortisone 1% over there.

If you do not feel any improvement, you should see a dermatologist for an evaluation.

I hope this information helps.

I will be happy to assist, if you need any clarification.

Please feel free for any follow up query.

Customer: replied 5 years ago.
I have tried hidrocortisone before and that hasnt helped either.

I was just wondering if it could be something more serious. I've heard that your feet give you warning signs about your general health. I guess my question should have included this, I appologize. Is the right heel connected to any major organ?
Expert:  Dr. Saha replied 5 years ago.
The common causes without any rash are allergy, dermatitis, seborrhea or increased sweating in that areas,

Sometimes iron deficiency, liver or kidney disease, tumor can also cause it.

But those are usually generalized itching over the body.

When it is localized only to local area, it is unlikely to be related to any serious illness.
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