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Cellulitis on foot. Taken bactrim, cephalexin. Why is there peeling?

I have been treated for cellulitis on my foot three separate times. Once with bactrim and twice with CEPHALEXIN . However, the skin between my little toe and the toe next to it itches a great deal. Also the skin in between is very white and has begun to peel. Do I still have cellulitis or something altogether different? I can t stop this itching and I can t seem to get a different answer from the three doctors I ve seen. Please advise
Asked On : Fri, 15 Mar 2013
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Dermatologist 's  Response
Hi, look post cellulitis peeling of skin is expected due to the inflammation but itching that too in between toes creates a doubt of a fungal infection.
I would suggest use of an antifungal cream for 7 days
If no improvement consult a dermatologist
take care
Answered: Fri, 5 Jul 2013
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