What causes toes to peel skin?

Peeling between the toes is typically caused by a fungal infection (athlete’s foot) but can be caused by bacterial infections, underlying health conditions, and damp feet. It is important to see a healthcare provider to identify the cause of skin peeling. If left untreated, it may spread and become uncomfortable.

Is it normal for toddlers toes to peel?

Peeling of the fingers and toes is common. It looks bad but is harmless. It happens at 1 to 2 weeks. Use a moisturizing cream on the raw skin.

Is it normal for your toes to peel?

The bottom line. It’s normal for your toes to occasionally rub against each other, causing your skin to peel. However, if your toes become itchy, painful, swollen, or scaly, it’s a sign of an underlying problem. Most causes are easily treatable with either OTC or prescription medication.

How do you get rid of peeling skin on toes?

The everyday fix: Exfoliators and foot cream Regularly exfoliating and applying moisturizing foot cream can help treat and prevent flaky, itchy, dry feet. Many experts recommend first soaking your feet in warm water to soften the skin, then using an exfoliating scrub to gently remove dead skin.