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Cracked Feet (Heel)

Information about Cracked Feet (Heels)

We Have to Know about the Cracked Feet (Heels)

  • Fissures or cracks in the heels

Could be dangerous, if the answer is YES for any one of the following questions

  •  Pain during walking?

Causes of Cracked Feet (Heels)

  • Dry skin
  • Improper foot care particularly in winter
  • Prolonged standing
  • Overweight
  • Some skin conditions (like psoriasis)

Do’s and Don’ts of Cracked Feet (Heels)

  • Don’t wet the foot

Signs & Symptoms of Cracked Feet (Heels)

  • Redness and swelling around the cracks
  • Pain on weight bearing

Medical advice for Cracked Feet (Heels)

  • Hard thick skin around the cracks

Risk factors of Cracked Feet (Heels)

  • Diabetes
  • Obesity

Treatment for Cracked Feet (Heels)

  • May need surgical removal of calluses

Self-care for Cracked Feet (Heels)

  • Application of moisturizing cream twice daily

Investigations for Cracked Feet (Heels)

  •  Depending on the cause
Cracked Feet (Heels)
 Symptoms of Cracked Feet Heels