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Your Cracks in the Toes May Also be Known as:
Cracks between my toes
Toe fissures

Top 2 Cracks in the Toes Causes

  1. 1.Athlete's Foot (Tinea Pedis)

    Athlete's foot is a common fungal infection of the feet and/or toes. Warm, moist environments and community showering are common causes of this type of infection.

    Over-the-counter treatments are quite effective at treating athlete's foot. They can come in the form of sprays, ointments, or even oral antifungals. Consider replacing shower footwear and bleaching any bathroom floors.

    Rarity:
    Common
    Top Symptoms:
    foot redness, foot/toe itch, spontaneous foot pain, foot skin changes, peeling between the toes
    Symptoms that always occur with athlete's foot (tinea pedis):
    foot redness
    Symptoms that never occur with athlete's foot (tinea pedis):
    toe injury
    Urgency:
    Self-treatment

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  2. 2.Skin Infection (Cellulitis)

    Cellulitis is a common and possibly dangerous skin infection if left untreated. It is typically caused by bacteria living on the skin getting into the skin itself.

    You should visit your primary care physician within the next 24 hours to examine the infection and possibly provide antibiotics.

    Rarity:
    Uncommon
    Top Symptoms:
    moderate fever, painful rash, feeling confused and not making sense while talking, red rash, abnormally high heartrate
    Symptoms that always occur with skin infection (cellulitis):
    red rash, painful rash
    Urgency:
    Primary care doctor

Questions Your Doctor May Ask About Cracks in the Toes

  • Q.Did you suffer a sudden, physical injury to your toe(s)?
  • Q.Do you have a rash?
  • Q.Have you ever been diagnosed with diabetes?
  • Q.Do your feet smell unusually bad?

If you've answered yes to one or more of these questions, check our cracks in the toes symptom checker.

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Cracks in the Toes Symptom Checker Statistics

  • People who have experienced cracks in the toes have also experienced:

    • 14% Painful Cramps
    • 14% Unexplained / Excessive Bleeding From Cuts or Wounds
    • 14% Foot / Toe Itch
  • People who have experienced cracks in the toes were most often matched with:

    • 15% Athlete's Foot (Tinea Pedis)

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