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Toes (Definition)

Toes are the digits at the ends of the feet, most people have 10 and they normally ...Read more


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Brown dead skin between toes, should I be concerned?

Brown dead skin between toes, should I be concerned?

Have it evaluated: It could be a fungal infection, a yeast infection or a soft corn...Among other things. I would suggest you have it evaluated to resolve the issue and make sure it is nothing to be concerned about. ...Read more

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How to get rid of dead white skin between toes ?

How to get rid of dead white skin between toes ?

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

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How do I get rid of dead skin peeling between toes?

How do I get rid of dead skin peeling between toes?

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

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My husband has excessive dead skin between all of his toes what can we do?

My husband has excessive dead skin between all of his toes what can we do?

Soak in: Domeboro them it will be easier to peel off the dead skin , may have to be repeated more then once ...Read more

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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?

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

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Why does dead skin build up under your toes?

Probably callous: Probably callus, could be alot of causes, including friction. If bothersome, let a podiatrist check you out. ...Read more

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Why do I have so much dead skin on my pinkie toes?

Why do I have so much dead skin on my pinkie toes?

May be callus: It is difficult to say without examining the toes. It could be that you are developing callus tissue due to shoe pressure. See a podiatrist for evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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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.?

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

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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

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Dry skin and eachy blister between toes?

Dry skin and eachy blister between toes?

Blister between toes: Tinea pedis can appear as a rash with small blistering & itching between toes & on the bottom of the foot. You need to be evaluated & treated in person to ensure your healing! ...Read more

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Big chunks of dead skin peeling off my toes, what should I do?

See: A podiatrist or a dermatologist for diagnosis and treatment. Likely a tineia pedis infection. ...Read more

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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

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The skin around my toe nails doesn't heal well, i can easily pick it and it looks like dead skin. Whats the problem? (i used to pick at the skin...)

The skin around my toe nails doesn't heal well, i can easily pick it and it looks like dead skin. Whats the problem? (i used to pick at the skin...)

Try a moisturizer: You might want to try putting vaseline on your toes before you go to bed. If you could sleep in socks that might help. One final thing don't spend too long in the shower and certainly don't take a bath. ...Read more