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burning ich

any ideas aboout this: ich, almost a burning ich on legs especially ankles and feet. some adema (water retention) in feet. slightly swollen that comes infrequently. estremely annoying with need for scrathing to alleviate intensity. but it doesnt abate ich. general health is good. taking 5 different meds. for a couple yrs. am 79. 5'8" 190 lbs. have been takeing lasiks . I'm on rampril, spironolacton, cumadin & sotolal , pantoprazol . after 2 yrs, this condition is recent.
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351246 tn?1379682132
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Diabetes, psoriasis, hypothyroidism, contact dermatitis, atopic dermatitis and malnutrition should be ruled out first. Itchy feet with tiny white blisters could be eczema, fungal infection, dermatitis, contact allergy with allergens like soap, chemicals etc.  If you itch between toes too, there are chances that it is scabies, fungal infection and sweat dermatitis. See if your feet come in contact with particular grass, shrubs, chemical etc. It can also be an infection under the skin or cellulitis. Do discuss this with a skin specialist as confirmed diagnosis is not possible on net. Take care!

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1636858 tn?1307458394
I find so many older folk have a problem with malnutrition and drinking enough. Please be very vigilant to eat enough good food and maybe drink a glass of milk? It is a very prevalent problem.
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