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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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Can't say.: You can't get an answer from your description. This could be anything from a melanoma to an infection to normal skin with a color you don't care for. If you want the problem assessed, your primary care doctor or a dermatologist will actually have to look at it to find out what it is. Without knowing for sure what it is, no one can tell you what will help. ...Read more
Yes: See dermatologist for bleaching cream topical meds ...Read more
A couple of ideas: The lower legs, around the ankle, are susceptible to skin problems because the skin is so thin and has a less than optimal blood supply. It gets drier and more easily irritated, and the veins may leak fluid and blood cells, causing a darker color--stasis dermatitis. But this would be uncommon at age 23. First you need to moisturize generously and then see a Dermatologist for a precise diagnosis. ...Read more
See a doctor: This might be due to a medical condition such such as psoriasis or be a severe fungal infection. It might also represent some other skin disorder. Broken skin is painful, and there is risk of infection. See a podiatrist or dermatologist for an appropriate diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more
Exfoliation: For general exfoliation of the "dead skin" cells on your face simple washing with a mild cleanser should do just what you want. If you are trying to "rejuvenate" then this may require a more aggressive approach such as an abrasive skin cleanser. However, do not expect your skin will reverse it's aging with just face washing. ...Read more
Moisturizer: Keep skin moisturized, but really there is not much you can do beyond that to help process. ...Read more
Pigment cells: Those are a concentration of pigment cells and are more common in obese or recent weight loss patients, it is also more common in italians, greeks, and other dark skin individuals. I would not advise skin lightening creams as it is too close to the sensitive vaginal area. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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