Spots on the feet are unsightly and might be uncomfortable. They are usually black or brown, may have raised bumps, or have grainy areas that are rough to the touch. Sometimes these spots are caused by illnesses or medical conditions, which is why it is vital to see a doctor for any new spots that appear on the feet. In some cases, the dark spots on the bottom of feet might be as simple as a mole or age spots.
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Alex Folkl has been writing for more than eight years and has had work appear in several peer-reviewed and non-peer-reviewed scientific publications. He has a bachelor's degree in biology, a master's degree in pathobiology, and an MD. Finding small red bumps on the bottom of your foot can be alarming. However, usually the cause of these bumps is a benign and treatable condition known as athlete's foot. Treatment consists of non-pharmacologic and pharmacologic measures and is relatively simple. However, you should make sure you treat your athlete's foot appropriately to decrease the chances that it will continue to recur later in life. While the most common cause of small red bumps on the bottom of your foot is a fungal infection known as tinea pedis, or athlete's foot, according to Moise Levy and John Browning in "Long's Principles and Practice of Pediatric Infectious Disease," several other diseases may present similarly.
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Ray over a year ago. When I walk it is painful. People say it may be gout but after reading all of the explanation of gout, I don't believe I have it. Hello I have the same thing and looking for someone to help! Did anyone help you?
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