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How Can I Treat Extremely Dry Skin On The Tops Of My Toes
Depends on...: ...The cause, as usual. If it's due to the material (or dye) in your shoes, you may need a cortisone cream (and new shoes). In all probability it is not athlete's foot, which occurs in between toes, not on top. If it's just dry skin, other areas of your body should be dry too - so if it's localized to your toe tops, i'd suggest you see a dermatologist and get a diagnosis. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My dad has realy dry skin on the tops of his toes on both his feet. They don't itch. Just dry. What causes this and what can be done?
I've got extremely dry skin on my toes my cuticals, thick toenails for 3 yrs now & its painful but w/ no ins. I can't go to dr anything OTC to help ?
Suggestion: Your description may be a symptom of an underlying condition so i recommend that if this doesn't work, go see a dermatologists who can often perform routine tests in the office. I recommend looking for the highest strength salicylic acid and urea cream you can get otc and apply one in the am and one in the pm. These will hydrate and exfoliate and smooth out thick nails. Let me know what you find. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depends: On what it is. If its due to a bone spur the skin can be removed but will grow back. See podiatrist for the cause and treatment. Cream with urea may help some too. ...Read more
Under the chest area, my skin is flake/scale like dry skin. A straight line from left side to right side for the last 6 years. What is this? Treatable
Rash: sounds like intertrgio. it can be treated with creams. better see your physician in person to be sure. ...Read more
Attach Photo: Attach a photo ...your question is too vague... Dr Z ...Read more
Tinea pedis: A very common cause of rash on the toes is tinea pedis or ring worm (athlete's foot). Very often the outer part forms a ring thus the term ring worm. Other causes are eczema, contact dermatitis, pitted keratolysis, erythrasma and others. I would recommend an over the counter antifungal. If this fails seek help from a podiatrist or dermatologist. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
There is dry skin on the outside of my right pinky toe what can I do to help it, it is not sry on the other toe?
My toe is red and extremily itchy it's flaking off dry skin n hurts so bad been this way for about a month what should I do ? I have soaked it
Athlete's foot: Itching and skin flaking on the foot is characteristic of athlete's foot which is caused by fungus. There are various over the counter remedies for the fungus at the pharmacy but often you need prescription medication to get rid of it. The fungus lives in your shoes so you need to treat them as well. See a podiatrist if it doesn't get better with over the counter medication. ...Read more
My two large toes seem to have very dry skin. This does not occur with any other of my feet just my large toes. I have tried a lot of methods.?
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Pain at the base of my big toe when i bend it, i thought it was just dry skin but i fixed that and still pain.Do I have a bone spur or what?
Lately all of my toe nails are a yellow color, also the tips of my toes have thicker dry skin, and one of my toes hurts?
I had a tiny mole on my pinky toe that popped up a month and half ago. This evening I was messing with it and it peeled off like dry skin. ?
Hand cream: Most dry skin problems respond to simple moisturizing. The trick is to apply consistently until the skin softens. Also be careful not wear irritating shoes. If the problem doesn't resolve, see a podiatrist who can prescribe a stronger skin softening agent like urea cream. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Maybe both: If there is an infection definitely us a antibiotic. If the toe is red and tender get a antibiotic pill. If it is not infected and just cracked you can have your podiatrist trim the margins down and lotion it - often with antibiotic cream and this will heal faster. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Big toe is a little red, peeling a bit/dry skin and a little swollen also nail looks to be cracking a bit? What to do and what is wrong?
Toes purple turn purple when sitting always cold and dry skin on top. Have had nerve test on legs and imaging tests. Doc says don't worry. What to do?
Purple Toe: The blue (or purple) toe syndrome consists of the development of blue or violaceous discoloration of one or more toes in the absence of obvious trauma, serious cold-induced injury, or disorders producing generalized cyanosis. The major general categories are: (1) decreased arterial flow, (2) impaired venous outflow, and (3) abnormal circulating blood and (4) cholesterol micro emboli. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Dry soles of feet, sore red, hard white patches and peeling behind toes. Athletes foot or dry skin? Seeing dr inweek need advce! Will buy lac-hydrin
Do I have athletes foot the side of my big toe was burning itching and red now its peeling with hard dry skin n red underneath my third toe peels als?
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