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The skin on my toes is peeling and i didn't touch it. What could this be?

The skin on my toes is peeling and i didn't touch it. What could this be?

Fungus is a : Possibility as is dry skin. Eczema is another possibility. You can try a moisturizer or antifungal, if no improvement see a foot doc or dermatologist. ...Read more

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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What can I do if my skin under my toes are peeling.. What should I do?

What can I do if my skin under my toes are peeling.. What should I do?

See below: Wash well with soap and water and if you think you have athletes foot start using an anti-fungal. If not fungal then use a cortisone cream. ...Read more

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I have very hard skin on my toes that is peeling. How to prevent peeling?

I have very hard skin on my toes that is peeling. How to prevent peeling?

Depends on cause: If eczema/ dermatitis or inflammatory reaction, cortisone cream may help. If it is a fungal infection, an antifungal medication will help. See podiatrist or dermatologist to get proper diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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I have type 2 diabetes and the skin in between my toes is peeling should I be concerned?

Tinea pedis: Probable fungus. Ventilate feet, barefoot much of the time at home. Do not wear sox in bed. Otc creams can be used, including lamasil ( terbinafine), lotrimin (clotrimazole), and others. The generics are the same, only cheaper. Use 2x a day for at least a month and maybe forever. Do not be concerned about others because we are all exposed to the fungus. Symptoms occur for a variety of reasons, inc. ...Read more

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The skin under my second toe is peeling off and bleeding.. I have to use a powder to keep my feet from stinking and I think that is the problem??

The skin under my second toe is peeling off and bleeding.. I have to use a powder to keep my feet from stinking and I think that is the problem??

Not the powder: Powder does not treat stinking feet. It sounds like you have a moisture/ fungal problem. Stinking feet are primarily caused by excessive sweating and not cleaning and drying them well. The excessive moisture has lead to inter digital maceration with a secondary fungal infection. This can also now lead to a bacterial infection if not treated properly. At this point seek medical treatment ASAP. ...Read more

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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?

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?

Likely: It is probably fungal ( athlete's foot ). Sometimes there is also bacterial infection. Use some OTC creams and keep toe webs and feet dry. ...Read more

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How can I stop the skin from peeling between my toes?

How can I stop the skin from peeling between my toes?

Keep the skin as dry: As possible and avoid wearing shoes and socks that make your feet sweat. Try an otc anti fungal cream in the areas affected for four weeks. ...Read more