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Measures to heal cracked heel - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 11-Jun-2013
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Very Good Posted in: Skin Hair and Nails
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Doctor:How can I help you?
User:Hello Doctor
User:can you suggest me a cream from my cracked heals
User:*for my cracked heals
Doctor:You can try one of these remedies
Doctor:*heel cracking is usually because of lack of moisturizer and dryness.
Doctor:Any one of these measures can help in those cases; therefore the list.
Doctor:1. Apply a layer of turmeric paste on the areas affected. Leave it to dry for 30-45 minutes. And wash them with clean water.
Doctor:2. Apply a layer of petroleum jelly after bathing and cleaning the area.
User:Petroleum jelly is vasiline??
Doctor:Yes, vaseline petroleum jelly will do.
User:ok, only 2 steps?
Doctor:3. Antifungal creams such as candid b cream.
Doctor:4. Herbal creams such as crack heel cream
Doctor:Any of these measures can be tried to treat cracking heel.
Doctor:However inorder to avoid it from recurring, I suggest the following measures
Doctor:1. Drink plenty of fluids.
Doctor:2. Avoid tight foot wears
Doctor:3. Use a pad at the heels of your shoes.
Doctor:All these measures will make sure your heel remains clean and healthy.
Doctor:Have you followed?
Doctor:Do you have any other query?
User:i will follow from now on
Doctor:Do you have any other query?
User:no thanx
Doctor:Thanks for consulting me.
Doctor:Bye for now.
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