Why do the top of my feet itch at night?

Why do the top of my feet itch at night?

Dermatitis. While fungal infections are the most common cause of itchy feet at night there are other skin conditions that can also cause the feet to itch and sometimes quite severely. “Dermatitis” is a term commonly used to describe inflammatory reactions in the skin.

How do you stop the top of your feet from itching?

If a person has dry skin on their feet, they may itch. Applying creams, lotions, or oils can help. If regular moisturizers do not work, a pharmacist can recommend effective over-the-counter (OTC) products.

Are itchy feet a symptom of diabetes?

Itching of the feet, legs or ankles is a common complaint in people with diabetes that may occur as a result of a period of too high sugar levels. Itching can range from being annoying to severe. Itching can be relieved through treatment, and may be eliminated if the underlying cause is treated.