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What should i do to minimize the pain from cracked heel skin?

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Dr. Arnold Beresh
Podiatry 41 years experience
Several things: !. Use a pumice stone to smooth down the skin 2. Use a good lotion such as foot miracle cream 3. If the crack is deep apply some second skin to the area to protect it.
Dr. Tharesh Udupa
Podiatry 22 years experience
Lotion: Use a pumice stone to smooth out the rough edges. Then use lotion on the dry skin. When using at night time cover with socks.
Dr. David Laha
Podiatry 38 years experience
Urea cream: Regular hand/foot lotion is sometimes not adequate. Using a 40% urea cream 1-2 times a day usually works very well. See your foot specialist or dermatologist to discuss. Dr l.

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