Diagnostic Tests for Foot itch
Diagnostic Test list for Foot itch:
The list of diagnostic tests
mentioned in various sources as
used in the diagnosis of Foot itch
- Physical examination
- Note characteristics of skin on feet
- Note presence of other types of skin problems - e.g. cracking, pustules, crusting, vesicles, blisters, plaques - can help determine diagnosis.
- Note distribution of the areas of skin affected
- Blood tests
- Full blood count may show anemia or elevated eosinophils present with hookworm infestation
- Skin scraping and microscopic examination - if suspect fungal or scabies infection.
- Skin patch testing - used to determine allergens in allergic contact dermatitis.
- Radioallergosorbent testing (RAST) - may help in determining exacerbating allergens in atopic dermatitis (eczema).
- Punch or shave skin biopsy - can help diagnose cause of itchy skin.
Conditions listing medical symptoms: Foot itch:
The following list of conditions
have 'Foot itch' or similar
listed as a symptom in our database.
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