heel (bottom of feet)Posted by Jeretha H on 7/01/03 at 14:33 (123345)
What cause a person heel(bottom of feet)to start cracking and become
dry?What can be done to make them smooth again?
Re: heel (bottom of feet)Aly R. on 7/01/03 at 15:34 (123352)
I haven't had that problem, but you might try looking at http://www.footsmart.com
under the Skin & Nail Care section - they have a number of products to address this.
Re: heel (bottom of feet)Elizabeth C. on 7/01/03 at 22:18 (123392)
I am not a doctor but my feet can get really dry and crack. First of all, do they really itch or have a rash. You may have a fungus or contact dermatitis. If not, do you have Thyroid disease? People with Thyroid disease have unusually dry skin. I have Thyroid disease and my endrocronologist prescribed me a moisturizer to help me with my feet. It really helps. There are lots of products out there that can help you with callous, cracked feet. Use a pumice stone often to remove callouses, apply moisturizer at night and put socks on to hold the moisture. Try not to walk bare foot. Soak them in a foot bath using over the counter foot remedies(Dr. Scholls or Aveno). Get a pedicure at a reputable salon, you don't want to risk catching something else! This is what I do to help the situation, hope it helps.