A 22-year-old male asked:
I have redness between two of my toes. it doesn't look like a cut and i don't where i got it from. but it hurts and it looks bad. how would i treat it?
2 doctor answers • 7 doctors weighed in
Internal Medicine 41 years experience
Toe irritation: Try otc anti fungal cream such as lotrimin (clotrimazole). Often can get a yeast ( tinea) infection in between skin of toes. If not improving get evaluated. If you are diabetic, see your doc asap as diabetes increases your risk of foot infections.
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Podiatry 36 years experience
It could be...: Athlete's foot. The best otc medication (in my opinion) is lotrimin (clotrimazole) ultra. Dilute vinegar soaks are good as well. Dry the inside of your shoes by placing them up-side down over an air return vent at home overnight. If this doesn't make things better in a couple days, see a podiatrist.
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Last updated Mar 22, 2014
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