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Why Is The Skin On My Toes Peeling
Skin peeling: Skin peeling of the toes can be bacterial, viral, fungal or associated with eczema. ...Read more
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?
See: A podiatrist or a dermatologist for diagnosis and treatment. Likely a tineia pedis infection. ...Read more
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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The skin around my toes had begun peeling. Really unsure why as they had not been burnt. I've now noticed green tops of my toes only on 1 foot?
Try applying: A topical anti fungal cream like lamisal. ...Read more
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 more
I usually peel the hard skin off my big toe, could I get an infection? How would I know if I get an infection?
You can: Pain, redness, swelling are cardinal signs of an infection.. ...Read more
All five of my right toe nails are chalky white and my foots skin is peeling. It doesn't itch at all. What is it and how can I treat it?
Is it normal that my 1 year old baby skin is peeling from toes n finger tips? This has been going on on the last 3 months if not more...
What to do if only itch occasionally and my toe itches constantly. I can also see a little peeling skin. What is this and how can I fix it?
My 7mo son has had peeling skin on his toes for about 2 months now. Not red or bothering him, just peeling on all toes. What could cause this?
I have a wart between my toes. I've bought some liquid compound w. But all it is doing is making my skin peel deeply and painful. Wont go away?
See a Podiatrist: Sounds like you need professional care to make sure it is a wart. ...Read more
Right big toe is peeling on top of toe. It has been doing this for a month or so. Its not itchy or anything jus everyday I have dead skin on it.
Could be several thi: It doesn't have to be itchy to be athlete's foot. See a local podiatrist for the right diagnosis as they can biopsy it, but also can sometimes tell what it is from an exam. ...Read more
Only on my right toe, there has been this occurring dryness, peeling, and also the color of my toe has darken compare to the rest of my skin color.?
Possible fungus: But without seeing can't tell you 100 percent. ...Read more
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