There are several possible causes for a very young child to have peeling skin on their toes. This may occur after a bacterial infection such as scarlet fever or a virus infection such as hand foot and mouth disease . Fungal infections can also cause this problem. It is also very possible that excessive humidity such as would be encountered in the UK winter and the effects of wearing socks and closed shoes may well be the cause of your baby's peeling toes.Apply Vaseline to her toes and see if this heals the peeling skin after a few days. If the problem continues please take her to be seen by your doctor.
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