My feet are dry red itchy and purple on top of toes. What could this be?

Athletes Foot. Most likely athletes foot, a fungal infection. Try to keep feet as dry as possible. Lotrimin (clotrimazole) cream, available otc, twice daily for 4 to 6 weeks is an initial treatment .

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