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How can I toughen the skin on soles of my feet

A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Resnik
30 years experience Dermatology
Toughening skin: Walk barefoot! it takes a while but any skin exposed to constant friction will thicken in response. It is what happens when a callus forms.
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience Podiatry
If u have a cut: On the bottom of your foot and are diabetic I suggest you see a podiatrist first and foremost. The dry skin may or may not be a result of autonomic ne ... Read More
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A 45-year-old male asked:
Dr. Erine Kupetsky
15 years experience Family Medicine
Psoriasis?: Depending of the level of scale this may be psoriasis. Eczema usually causes peeling skin too but is oozes, produces little water blisters under the s ... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience Podiatry
Might be callus : A podiatrist can help remove and figure out if being caused by faulty biomechanics.
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A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Velimir Petkov
18 years experience Podiatry
You : You should definitely go and see a podiatrist right away. What you probably have is an infection and or an abscess on the bottom of your foot. If you ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lorry Melnick
44 years experience Podiatry
Urea Creams: To keep your feet moisturezed use a good urea type cream like lac hydrin or am lactin. It is best to apply them after bath or shower when the skin is ... Read More
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A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
40 years experience Podiatry
See below: Could be an allergic reaction or hypersensativitiy. Try using a cortisone cream.
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Randy Lisch
37 years experience Podiatry
Nerve problem: This is most likely due to a nerve irritation under the skin. There are multiple causes for this and seeing your podiatrist would help by getting you ... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ayyaz Shah
26 years experience Dermatology
Rash: It's important to have an accurate diagnosis prior to rendering effective treatment. You may have eczema or a fungal infection. One may even need to b ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Velimir Petkov
18 years experience Podiatry
There : There is a possiblity. You also might have psoriasis. My recommendation would be to either visit a podiatrist or a dermatologist and have them take a ... Read More
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