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The skin on my toes seems to be peeling off. Is this a bacterial infection?

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Dr. Alfredo Garcia
Pediatrics
4 doctors agree

In brief: Skin peeling

Skin peeling of the toes can be bacterial, viral, fungal or associated with eczema.

In brief: Skin peeling

Skin peeling of the toes can be bacterial, viral, fungal or associated with eczema.
Dr. Alfredo Garcia
Dr. Alfredo Garcia
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Dr. Jeffrey Kass
Podiatry
3 doctors agree

In brief: Can be

Can also be a fungal infection, can also be an eczema, can occur after swelling in the region was reduced, can be from dry skin, can be from after a burn, like a sunburn.
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In brief: Can be

Can also be a fungal infection, can also be an eczema, can occur after swelling in the region was reduced, can be from dry skin, can be from after a burn, like a sunburn.
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Dr. Jeffrey Kass
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
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3 doctors agree

In brief: Maybe

It could be bacterial or fungal.
You should see a doctor to determine and be treated.

In brief: Maybe

It could be bacterial or fungal.
You should see a doctor to determine and be treated.
Dr. Arnold Beresh
Dr. Arnold Beresh
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3 doctors agree

In brief: Depends

Usually there is a fungal infection with peeling skin.
Some other skin conditions like eczema and psoriasis may cause it to. If your feet are staying wet the skin may peel.

In brief: Depends

Usually there is a fungal infection with peeling skin.
Some other skin conditions like eczema and psoriasis may cause it to. If your feet are staying wet the skin may peel.
Dr. Johnnie Alston
Dr. Johnnie Alston
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Dr. Vern Chuba
Podiatry

In brief: Most likely no

Fungal infections typically presents with a peeling skin appearance.

In brief: Most likely no

Fungal infections typically presents with a peeling skin appearance.
Dr. Vern Chuba
Dr. Vern Chuba
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