Why is the skin on my toes peeling - Doctor answers
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
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
Hi I am 18 years old and for the past 12 years I have been peeling and eating the skin off of my big toes. Will eating my skin do any damage inside me?
No: The stomach has no idea where the food is coming from. It just sees food. Whether it's chicken skin, or pork skin, or toe skin, the tummy has no bias... it happily digests all kinds of foods. One's toes, however, might not be so happy about being peeled for the past 12 years. ...Read more
Skin on buttn of 2 big toes are peeling off in layers in my14 mnth grl for2mnth now. Dr said its fungus, we tryed clotrimzl crm 4tms& no help. What todo?
See a doctor: You need to see a dermatologist asap. ...Read more
Might be a callous: Often caused by biomechanical issues. However, since I can't see it, it's merely a guess and I would have to refer you to an in person exam. ...Read more
Skin on button of 2 big toes peeling off in layers in my 14 mnth grl for 2 mnth. Dr said it fungus. Tried clotrimazol crm1% 4tms-didnt help. What to do?
4 times? Even: If it was a fungus four times is not enough to expect a result. Also, fungus is not that common at that age. A mycology scrapping before the medication application could of been confirmatory. If it doesn't improve in 2 weeks time, maybe it is not fungus. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Small, itchy bite on top of large toe. Skin is peeling in a 4cm radius around bite. Has been irritatied for the past 3 days. Is this normal?
A spider bite! The toxin kills the superficial skin layer thus the peeling and your immune system takes over thus the itching! Hope this helps!
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Sir I have itching and skin peeling off left 2 toes and in between. I am using ketoconazole for 6 days. Itching has reduced but skin peeling is continuing. What should I use now?
Use the anti fungal: As directed for four weeks and keep the skin as dry as possible as well in the area ...Read more
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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