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What causes scaly itchy patch on top of big toe?

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Posted on Thu, 21 Aug 2014 in General Health
Question: Hi, my daughter has a big scaly, itchy rough patch covering the top of her big toe. What could this be from?
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Answered by Dr. Eric Goldstein 21 minutes later
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Big Toe

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Hello. I just read through your question and looked at the photo. It looks like it became a little infected. Looks like bacteria. I recommend applying an antibiotic ointment (ie: bacitracin, neosporin, etc...) Three times a day. If you don't notice the beginning of improvement in the next 2-3 days, have your doctor examine it.
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