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A 30-year-old female asked:

I have some kind of foot fungus it causes daily pain cracked heels and fissures on the bottom of my feet. what would be prescribed? nystatin cream?

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Dr. Robert Hadfield
Podiatry 13 years experience
May not be fungus: There are several causes of dry and cracked heels, including fungus. However, dysfunctional glands in the skin can cause it as well and is in fact a more common cause. There are many prescription creams to help with dry and cracked heels, including antifungal medications if it is caused by fungus.

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Last updated Jul 18, 2018

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