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Date : 24-Jan-2018
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Very Good Posted in: Skin Hair and Nails
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User:I have a got a history with the problem of cracked heel. It used to occur when i used to leave my heels exposed to dust but it used to go off after taking little care, like applying krack cream or use of shoes. But this time it seems to be bad and causing a lot of problems. Problem in walking also and it is not going off. I want to consult a specialist for it whom should I consult?
Doctor:Hi, I am Dr. XXXXXXX .
Please proceed with your query
User:Helo Doctor
User:I have a got a history with the problem of cracked heel. It used to occur when i used to leave my heels exposed to dust but it used to go off after taking little care, like applying krack cream or use of shoes. But this time it seems to be bad and causing a lot of problems. Problem in walking also and it is not going off. I want to consult a specialist for it whom should I consult?
Doctor:you can meet a dermatologist
Doctor:you can apply flexitol heelp balm
Doctor:once in the night for 1 week
User:Can it be due to some deficiency
Doctor:apply moisturizer in the morning
User:because i am observing some cracks on my hand fingers also
User:and it has never been this worse
Doctor:usually zinc deficiency can cause this
Doctor:you can take a course of multivitamins with zinc
User:Any good dermatologist that you can suggest in XXXXXXX
User:preferably Gachibowli-Miyapur area
Doctor:I am sorry but i am not aware of any doctors in XXXXXXX
Doctor:you can look up in practo website
User:Thanks a lot Doc i will check it there
User:Thanks for your help
User:Sorry one last thing
Doctor:no problem
User:which speciality dermatologist should i consult
User:any specific ?
Doctor:any dermatologist will do
User:ok...Thanks again!!
User:have a wonderful day doc
Doctor:Thanks for visiting me here. Bye for now.
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