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Is this impetigo or something else like excema if itchy pink rash on toes?

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Dr. Tara Passow
Dermatology
5 doctors agree

In brief: Could be

Usually, impetigo is scabby, crusty, weepy.
Eczema could be the cause, although athlete's foot (fungal infection) or chilblain would be possible too. Chilblain, or pernio, is caused by cool damp conditions and can cause redness, flaking and little red bumps on the toes.

In brief: Could be

Usually, impetigo is scabby, crusty, weepy.
Eczema could be the cause, although athlete's foot (fungal infection) or chilblain would be possible too. Chilblain, or pernio, is caused by cool damp conditions and can cause redness, flaking and little red bumps on the toes.
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Dr. Mark Patterson
Pediatrics
5 doctors agree

In brief: Doubt impetigo

Impetigo is a superficial skin infection that usually has a 'honey-colored' crust, commonly overlying irritated reddish skin.
What you are describing could be eczema, but that commonly appears on the arms and legs. Tinea pedis (or athlete's foot) could fit your description as could a contact dermatitis. You could try treating it with an anti-fungal product, but see your doctor if persists.

In brief: Doubt impetigo

Impetigo is a superficial skin infection that usually has a 'honey-colored' crust, commonly overlying irritated reddish skin.
What you are describing could be eczema, but that commonly appears on the arms and legs. Tinea pedis (or athlete's foot) could fit your description as could a contact dermatitis. You could try treating it with an anti-fungal product, but see your doctor if persists.
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Dr. Jeffrey Kass
Podiatry
3 doctors agree

In brief: Possible fungus

Based on location but without seeing its a pure guess,

In brief: Possible fungus

Based on location but without seeing its a pure guess,
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry
2 doctors agree

In brief: Uncertain

This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available.
A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/causes. Once accurately assessed a treatment plan can be developed.

In brief: Uncertain

This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available.
A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/causes. Once accurately assessed a treatment plan can be developed.
Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Dr. Diane Minich
Family Medicine

In brief: Need to see doctor

and have it checked and diagnosed and treated.

In brief: Need to see doctor

and have it checked and diagnosed and treated.
Dr. Diane Minich
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