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I have redness and an itchy feeling between my little toe. It also smells bad. But i shower every day. Sometimes twice a day. What could this be ?

I have redness and an itchy feeling between my little toe. It also smells bad. But i shower every day. Sometimes twice a day. What could this be ?

Yeast or Fungus: Although white and itching between toes is more consistent with a yeast, you have reddness and itchy, therefore it may be fungual. In either case, apply iodine to dry the area and provide a hostile environment for either. Washing good. Without improvment over 10 days, see local podiatrist who may also have to rule out a soft "corn, ". This usual doesn't itch, but hurts. ...Read more

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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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My feet are in severe pain and also sometimes itchy. The tips of the toes, the ball of the foot, and heel are extremely tender. No redness or swelling?

My feet are in severe pain and also sometimes itchy. The tips of the toes, the ball of the foot, and heel are extremely tender. No redness or swelling?

Be seen: There are multiple potential causes including an abnormality in the feet themselves verses a vascular, rheumatologist, or neurological disorder. A detailed exam and appropriate studies can likely determine the cause. Don't hesitate to be seen. ...Read more

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Sore throats then high fever now crying due to itchy toes and genitals, 6 days now. no redness or bumps i can see. cream and Benadryl did not work. ?

Sore throats then high fever now crying due to itchy toes and genitals, 6 days now. no redness or bumps i can see. cream and Benadryl did not work. ?

Itchy toes/genitals: It appears that something is triggering a nerve condition in the lumbar sacral spine of the child. Nerve roots of the lumbar sacral spine innervate the genitals in addition to the feet. Child should be seen As soon as possible. preferably by pediatric neurologist. ...Read more

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Its harsh winter here in kashmir and I have got severe frost bite over my toes. They are swelled & got red. Itchy & peeled off skin while scrubbing.

Its harsh winter here in kashmir and I have got severe frost bite over my toes. They are swelled & got red.  Itchy & peeled off skin while scrubbing.

Don't scrub!: Most important is to do your best to not get another cold injury to toes, or will be severe (=possible amputation). Keep them clean and dry, padding (/gauze) between toes with change whenever it gets wet or dirty. Keep warm ; good luck! ...Read more

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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

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

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I have three tiny red bumps on my smaller toes, one on each. They are not painful or itchy, they're just ugly. I have no clue what they are... Do you?

I have three tiny red bumps on my smaller toes, one on each. They are not painful or itchy, they're just ugly. I have no clue what they are... Do you?

Possible Common Wart: It could be a viral infection caused by human pappiloma virus type 1 & 2. These lesions are mostly located on hands and feet. The virus could be transmitted from one person to another. Most of these lesions could be observed and they regress spontaneously. Liquid nitrogen are often used to freeze these lesions, but it could be painful and harm the skin if not done by trained professionals. ...Read more

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What could cause swollen, red, painful, and sometimes itchy toes only in the winter season?

What could cause swollen, red, painful, and sometimes itchy toes only in the winter season?

Erythromelagia?: This is characterized by burning pain and warmth and redness of the extremities. Although your description does not completely match what is considered erythromelagia this is the characteristic description. Itchy toes always make one think of fungus infection - athletes foot. In winter wearing heavier shoes and boots may be involved, or else you are allergic to your winter boots. ...Read more

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I've a swollen red and itchy pinky toe for the past few days. Do u know what this could be?

I've a swollen red and itchy pinky toe for the past few days. Do u know what this could be?

Many things: This problem can only be solved by seeing your doctor and being evaluated face-to-face. After a thorough examination, your doctor should be able to tell you what's wrong and what to do about it. ...Read more