What does lines on the bottom of your feet mean?

What does lines on the bottom of your feet mean?

Wrinkling happens when your blood vessels right below your skin begin to shrink. This is a normal nervous system response to being in water for a long time. Once your blood vessels shrink, your skin starts to collapse over the now-smaller blood vessels. This causes wrinkles.

Why are my soles so red?

Redness is often, but not always, a danger sign when it comes to the feet. Redness or red streaks can indicate the presence of infection, especially if accompanied by swelling and/or a sensation of warmth. Redness with swelling can also be a sign of poor circulation.

Why do I have a red line on my big toe?

A: A red line does not necessarily signal a worrisome medical condition. It may simply mean that the underlying blood vessels are more visible through a thinner nail plate — which happens to most of us as we grow older.

How do you get rid of red feet?

Treatment could include:

  1. soaking your toe in warm water.
  2. antifungal medication such as clotrimazole (Lotrimin, Mycelex) or ketoconazole (Nizoral)
  3. antibiotics such as amoxicillin (Amoxil, Moxatag), clavulanic acid (Augmentin), or clindamycin (Cleocin)

Why do I have a purple line on my foot?

Varicose veins are swollen blood vessels that appear just under your skin’s surface in your lower body. When your vein walls are weak and your valves aren’t working right, blood backs up in your vein. This causes the blue and purple bulges you see on your legs, feet or ankles.

Are red feet a symptom of diabetes?

Although rare, nerve damage from diabetes can lead to changes in the shape of your feet, such as Charcot’s foot. Charcot’s foot may start with redness, warmth, and swelling. Later, bones in your feet and toes can shift or break, which can cause your feet to have an odd shape, such as a “rocker bottom.”

What does poor circulation in your feet look like?

SYMPTOMS OF CIRCULATION PROBLEMS Swollen ankles and feet, discolored or blue and red toes, hair loss on the legs and thin, dry, or cracked skin can be symptoms that someone with poor circulation can experience. In the end, poor circulation is almost always a sign of another condition or disease.