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Question: red spots on toes

 lauramorris - Tue Feb 12, 2008 7:02 am

i have sore red spots on my large toe and the toe next to it. they don't have any puss in them but are very sore. what are they and how can i get rid of them?
 Dr. Chan Lowe - Wed Feb 13, 2008 12:00 am

User avatar Hi Lauramorris,

I would recommend you see your doctor to have this evaluated. It may be an area of skin breakdown due to pressure on the area. It may also be a condition called dyshydrotic eczema. A contact dermatitis/irritation is also possible.

Having a direct evaluation is the best way to get a proper diagnosis and treatment.

Best wishes.

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