Itchiness in-between my toes and it's smelly and sore. What is causing this?
This is often a sign of athlete’s foot infection (also known as Tinea Pedis) is a fungal infection that affects in-between the toes. It is best avoided by good footcare, cleaning in-between toes drying well. Avoid using talcum powder as this can make matters worse by congealing and acting to increase moisture between the toes. Infections can be treated with anti-fungal creams and ointments.
- Spending some extra time on cleaning and drying inbetween toes.
- Wearing yoga sandals around the house - super at keeping toes separate!
- Topical anti-fungal ointments applied inbetween toes (inter digitally) for a fortnight
- We recommend 1% Clotrimazole cream available from Supplefeet.
- Wash your shoes! Nowadays many modern shoes can be washed in the machine. Check labels!
- If needed buy new ones
- And Supple London, The Mineral Foot cream. packed full of Vitamins and Minerals it helps improve foot skin health and thereby protect from infections taking hold.
- For best results mix in with the 1% Clotrimazole
Anti-Fungal Information Leaflet.