Shoe dermatitis

Shoe dermatitis is inflammation of the skin on the foot. It is an allergic reaction caused by contact with rubber, glue, or elastic parts of shoes.

Symptoms of shoe dermatitis may include:

  • Itching and burning.
  • Mild redness.
  • Swollen, blistered, and irritated skin.

Last Updated: October 27, 2008

Author: Jan Nissl, RN, BS

Medical Review: Kathleen Romito, MD - Family Medicine & Gavin W.G. Chalmers, DPM - Podiatry and Podiatric Surgery

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