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Dead Skin Between The Toes
Why am I urinating frequently every few hours when I do not drink as much liquids? I walk a lot daily. Dead skin between my toes are green. Why?
May be mechanical: Many times this finding is secondary to mechanical irritation caused by adjacent toes rubbing together. Most commonly the 4th and 5th toes. As the toes contract (hammer), the bones in the toes shift slightly allowing the bone in adjacent toe to rub leading to callus formation. This can become quite painful. See your podiatrist for an evaluation and treatment options. Dr l. ...Read more
Couple of things: Soak the foot in warm water with a mild dishwashing liquid, when the tissue becomes loose, use a towel in a back and forth motion to scrape out the skin. ...Read more
I have a lot of dead skin between all my toes, usually painfree. Sometimes, tho, it tears and hurts. Why is this, and what can I do about it?
Soak in: Domeboro them it will be easier to peel off the dead skin, may have to be repeated more then once ...Read more
There are small clustered pimples on the sole of my foot, around it is white and ooze clear liquid with dead skin holes. It is not between toes. What?
Pitted keratolysis: Or possibly dyshidrotic eczema or pustulosis plantaris. May need to see a dermatologist. Meanwhile, ventilate feet. Go barefoot at home. Use baking powder (sodium bicarbonate) in sox. Apply Clotrimazole (miconazole, ketoconazole) cream or benzoyl peroxide gel. Benzoyl peroxide is also used for acne. Be careful as it will bleach fabrics. Pitted keratolysis is not serious. It is an overgrowth of cer. ...Read more
Topical antibiotic: And a band aid.Get a more detailed answer ›
The skin in-between my toes itches. The skin grows dies and can be peeled off. Underneath the dead skin is new skin that is very white and itches.?
This can be:
Due to either a fungus or a bacteria. The key is do not pull at any of the peeling skin as this could cauase a bad infection.
You can try a topical antifungal agent. If using creams better to use them at night so as when you walk it does not cause skin chafing. Betadine solution painted with a q tip is another option. ...Read more
I have something on top of my toes. Its itchy and burning and seems to form callouses or dead skin?
I have a corn at the side of my little toe, there is dead skin on it, but when I press it on, it hurts. What causes a "corn"?
Corn Protection.: Nothing more than hard skin caused by being compressed, agitated, rubbed and any other verb you can think of. The damage is being done by a toe bone, on the inside, and the shoe, on the outside. These two structures are trapping the skin, in the middle and causing the skin to thicken and harden. This is purely for protection, a kind of armor. The eventual pain helps fend off the further damage. ...Read more
See: A podiatrist or a dermatologist for diagnosis and treatment. Likely a tineia pedis infection. ...Read more
Possible fungus: R an over the counter antifungal agent ...Read more
Hard dead skin on both my toes which gets worse then I run. Recently the tip of my right toe has felt tingly/numb when I touch it?
Shoes: May not be a proper fit. Go to a small. Store that deals with runners or speak to a podiatrist for tips. ...Read more
I have severe calluses on the top my toes and was wondering how to get rid of them? I cut off the dead skin every so often but it always comes back
Toe callus: Most of the time, calluses are due to friction and pressure from the toes against your shoes. You can keep trimming off the callus skin but on until the pressure is removed, it will keep growing back. He may want to try something to relieve the pressure or consider possible surgery to fix any deformity within the toe itself. ...Read more
The skin around my toe nails doesn't heal well, I can easily pick it and it looks like dead skin. What's the problem? (i used to pick at the skin...)
I peeled off some dead baggy skin - left after draining pus- on toe. Now there is dead skin around that hole connected to the rest of my skin. Normal?
I would highly: Suggest you see a podiatrist. You should not self treat "holes" in the foot. This could lead to further infection. ...Read more
The skin around my toe nails doesn't heal well, I can easily pick it and it looks like dead skin. I used to pick at the skin on my toes but I stopped?
Is there: A question? Or are you just informing us you stopped picking your toes? I do compliment you for stopping it takes tremendous will power to break a habit. ...Read more
No: But you need to be carefjul to not cut yourself or create bleeding from around the nail. ...Read more
The bottom of my big toe is a bit like a blister, or dead skin. Its also looks a bit pruny. Why is it like this and what do I do?
Change the type of socks you wear to thorlo brand.
•acrylic cushion sock fabric maintains resiliency and provides a more natural yielding, forgiving, dynamic environment for the foot (like walking barefoot in grass or sand).
•result: more protection, more comfort.
www. Thorlo. Com. ...Read more
I have a lot dead skin build up on the bottom of my feet right under my big toe it hurts so bad when standing are walking for so long on it.
Dead skin: There are several reasons that you would have this and you can try an exfoliate from the drug store. I would not recommend that you cut this off yourself. I would also try a pad to relieve pressure to the area and see your local podiatrist. He/she will fix this for you. ...Read more
Right big toe is peeling on top of toe. It has been doing this for a month or so. Its not itchy or anything jus everyday I have dead skin on it.
Could be several thi: It doesn't have to be itchy to be athlete's foot. See a local podiatrist for the right diagnosis as they can biopsy it, but also can sometimes tell what it is from an exam. ...Read more