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Any docs about? Is this scabies? Pic included

(23 Posts)
WhipWhipCrackAway Sun 04-Jun-17 12:02:15

I have a horrible itchy infection on my feet....

I think it is scabies. DH says not.

Small Bumps with clear liquid, some red.

Between toes and on sole.


MidnightVelvetthe7th Sun 04-Jun-17 12:03:00

I think scabies has a black dot in the middle of each bump

WhipWhipCrackAway Sun 04-Jun-17 12:04:16

Bloody awful!

So itchy and unsightly.

StealthPolarBear Sun 04-Jun-17 12:04:42

Scabies usually less localised surely?

StealthPolarBear Sun 04-Jun-17 12:05:26

Pharmacies will be open today I'd ask someone to take a look

WhipWhipCrackAway Sun 04-Jun-17 12:05:57

Had not thought about a pharmacy. Duh! Will go there now.

StealthPolarBear Sun 04-Jun-17 12:07:05

Hope you get some answers

JennyOnAPlate Sun 04-Jun-17 12:08:57

Athletes foot I would have thought. I hope the pharmacist can help.

user1483617032 Sun 04-Jun-17 12:11:47

that looks like dyshidrotic eczema to me. I have it. I have also had scabies once and had no idea how i got that but it had a small hole in the middle.

WhipWhipCrackAway Sun 04-Jun-17 12:21:51

What makes me suspect scabies is that DH has the same thing in his feet! So it is clearly summat contagious....


Flanderspigeonmurderer Sun 04-Jun-17 12:23:34

I think it's athletes foot

StealthPolarBear Sun 04-Jun-17 12:25:00

Athletes foot is contagious I think

user1483617032 Sun 04-Jun-17 12:25:41

Are you both letting air to your feet during this hot weather?

user1483617032 Sun 04-Jun-17 12:30:49

Athletes foot is contagious especially if you're walking barefoot around house, particles on bed sheets and towels. But it's defo not scabies. i suggest wearing flipflops during day and thin socks to bed.

DameDiazepamTheDramaQueen Sun 04-Jun-17 12:33:21


WhipWhipCrackAway Sun 04-Jun-17 12:47:56

I also bought a pair of 4 quid ballet flats in Tesco the other day. Pure man made crap. Every evening my feet are whiffy and now I am thinking they are probably not helping the athlete's foot situation!

picklemepopcorn Sun 04-Jun-17 12:56:37

We get this. Not infection, not scabies. It's an irritation from heat. Fiendishly itchy, with blisters which can be quiet deep. We sometimes burst the blister to relieve the itching. If you do not itch it at all it will go down a bit, but tends to come back.

We keep our hands and feet really well moisturised and use hydrocortisone when it flares up. I get it on my fingers too.

DameDiazepamTheDramaQueen Sun 04-Jun-17 13:02:51

Pickle- sounds like pompolyx and is caused by an allergy to soap or shampoo or the like . Easily got rid of with some cream from the GP- Timovate I think is what it's called.

picklemepopcorn Sun 04-Jun-17 13:56:20

Really Dame? I've reduced almost all products now, and still have it. Actually, my feet are much better, maybe it's the hand soap...

We went to the GP about it years ago, and he was no help. Perhaps time for a revisit...

DameDiazepamTheDramaQueen Sun 04-Jun-17 16:54:35

Mine is triggered by hand wash. Apparently hair dressers get it a lot.

MovingOnUpMovingOnOut Sun 04-Jun-17 16:56:48

Looks like heat rash to me. Itches like hell and your sweaty ballet flats won't have helped.

Keep cool, use an anti histamine and get some breathable shoes.

WhipWhipCrackAway Sun 04-Jun-17 18:19:17

Thank you for the advice and sincere apols for that hanging photo of my scabby foot.

MinisWin Sun 04-Jun-17 18:27:14

I'd agree with dishydrotic eczema. Get some hydrocortisone from the pharmacy to try.

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