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Red dots on top of left foot, what is it?

Answered by: Dr Nur Syuhada binti Zulkifli

Last Updated: June 25, 2022 1:01 PM

Anonymous 7 months

I’m a female, 35 years old. Last 2 days I noticed bright red dots with slight pointiness on top of my left foot. I’m a bit concerned if I need to do anything about it. Today when I looked at it, the dots are lighter now, gradually fading.

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Dr Nur Syuhada binti Zulkifli 7 months
General Practitioner

Greetings, thank you for your question.

I understand your concerns, I will try to help you.

From your complaints, we believe that your condition may have multifactorial causes such as:

  • allergic reaction
  • eczema
  • psoriasis
  • insect bites
  • contact dermatitis

There are certain risk factors that cause this condition:

  • warm weather
  • poor hygiene
  • obesity
  • use of antibiotics and corticosteroids
  • diabetes
  • incomplete drying of damp or wet skin

I highly recommend you speak to your doctor regarding your situation to provide you with the safest and best route of care to manage your condition as a whole. You can contact our doctor online for further information and treatment.

I hope this answer helps you. Thank you.

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