How to Get Rid of Foot Itching in Between the Toes

Itchy toes and feet can be unbearable.
Itchy toes and feet can be unbearable. (Image: Jupiterimages/ Images)

Itchy feet can drive you crazy throughout the day. Feet contain more sweat glands than many other parts of the body.This makes the feet feet ripe for infections and irritation, due to the moisture from sweat being trapped inside of shoes. Whether it is due to fungus or a foot infection, or just sensitive skin, solving the problem is crucial. There are at-home treatments, as well as prescription treatments, that can help get rid of foot itching in between the toes.

Things You'll Need

  • Anti-fungal powder
  • Anti-fungal cream
  • Prescription anti-fungal ointment
  • Oral anti-fungal medication

Apply anti-fungal powder to the skin in between the toes. The powder is available at most drugstores. Apply the powder on the feet, and in between the toes, once or twice daily. Refer to the packaging for complete instructions.

Use over-the-counter anti-fungal cream on feet. Get rid of foot itching between the toes by putting the cream directly in between the toes. Rub it in so that it penetrates the skin completely. Apply the anti-fungal cream two times per day.

Obtain prescription anti-fungal ointment from a doctor. If he determines that the itching is due to a fungal infection, he may prescribe the ointment. Follow the doctor's instructions for application and duration of use.

Take anti-fungal medicine orally. There are medications taken in pill form that can treat persistent itchy skin between toes due to fungal infections. Get this prescription from your doctor. The treatment can take several months to work.

Tips & Warnings

  • Dry feet thoroughly with a towel any time that they get wet.
  • Never wear the same pair of socks two days in a row without washing them.

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