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What is this dry skin on my achilles tendon and heel

A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Eastern
Dermatology 45 years experience
I don't know.: It could be an irritant or allergic reaction due to clothing or shoes or exercise; or it could be an unusual presentation of athlete's foot; or it cou... Read More
Dr. Oliver Wang
Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery 11 years experience
Possible fungus: Dry cracked heels could be a sign of a fungal infection. Other causes include constantly wearing open heeled shoes. You can try otc Lamisil (terbina... Read More

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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
Podiatry 42 years experience
See below: If you are talking about after it has healed then yes.
Dr. W. Batson
Hand Surgery 45 years experience
Yes : Almost certainly after it heals.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Hettinger
Podiatry 37 years experience
Not only possible,: But probably easier. The achilles tendon will often shorten with injury. This will make it easier to wear heels, but you should still really work on... Read More
Dr. Oliver Wang
Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery 11 years experience
While ruptured?: It is possible but not recommended. There are too much risks involved. There will be too much swelling as well. Now if you mean after repair than high... Read More
Dr. Jeffrey Bowman
39 years experience
Yes: But very moderate size heels. Make sure it is completely healed and don't go over 2 inch in height.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
Podiatry 29 years experience
The Achilles' tendon: Itself could be inflamed or degenerated, there may be calcification in the tendon, you can have an inflamed burase, a posterior heel spur or a haglund... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
Podiatry 42 years experience
RICE: Rest, Ice, Compression, Elevation
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Ettinger
Podiatry 50 years experience
I do: Not believe dextrose would be used for heel pain. Check on what medication was injected.
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Cornelius Oleary
A Verified Doctoranswered
Urgent Care 20 years experience
Orthopaedics consult: It sounds like you may have inflammation in your Achilles tendon area, maybe enesthitis. Exercise works out the inflammation, making it feel better. V... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
Podatrist: If you have functional impairment or your quality of life is impacted by this pain consider seeing a podiatrist, your physician, a sports medicine spe... Read More
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Edward Hellman
Orthopedic Surgery 30 years experience
No : Both the gastrocnemius and the soleus form the Achilles' tendon. It would not be palpable as a " vertical split" on your Achilles. The gastrocs is su... Read More
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Paul Schwartz
Orthopedic Surgery 40 years experience
Plantar fasciitis: You possibly have plantar fasciitis, which is an inflammation in the sole of the foot. Begin stretching your foot every day. If it does not go away, s... Read More
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