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.

edited 04/11/2021

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