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itchy spots

i posted a while ago about a itchy patch on my hand that will move from hand to hand

ive been to the drs 3 times with this, ive been given steroid creams, hand wash/cream, antibiotics and antihistamines

they dont have a clue whats going on

monday night my heel of foot felt sore didnt think much of it

tuesday night the itch and pain really set in, i could hardly walk, felt like pain in the bone too

went to drs wednesday and she gave a mild steroid cream for the patch on my hand which has changed space since then and a stronger steroid cream for foot and antihistamines every 4-6 hours, i asked if it was related to diabetes and she said no

now the itch is more down the side of my foot and under my big toe

i have to wear flip flops because socks and trainers make it painful

its driving me insane

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Mandy72,

Ask your GP to refer you to a dermatologist.

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i will do

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Is it worse with pressure? For example, when holding the hoover or grasping something?

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no it just suddenly starts itching and no amount of scratching eases it, then the bone pain bruised feeling sets in

my foot got so bad the other night i couldnt walk on it and did consider going to the hospital

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