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I am a 30yr old male and have had very wrinkled hands my whole life as if i'm 90. Advice? I've also had dry cracked/split heels. I use gel insoles.

I am a 30yr old male and have had very wrinkled hands my whole life as if i'm 90.  Advice? I've also had dry cracked/split heels. I use gel insoles.

Not just hands?: I assume since you mention insoles that it is not just your hands that are dry and "wrinkled" there are systemic as well as inherited conditions that may cause this, as well as nutritional etiology es. My advice is to see a dermatologist and have him/ her rule these out. ...Read more

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Orthotic 4 overpron+bun use 2 wear aa shoe age+bunin med now.Heel back of heel ankle still slim use gel heeliner in all shoes even if think shoe fits?

Orthotic 4 overpron+bun use 2 wear aa shoe age+bunin med now.Heel back of heel ankle still slim use gel heeliner in all shoes even if think shoe fits?

Overkill: No, although the orthotic can address overpronation, no need for an extra heeliner. This will make the shoe too tight and uncomfortable and may actually exacerbate the bunion pain. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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Are hard heel cups effective in keeping your feet from rolling in?

Are hard heel cups effective in keeping your feet from rolling in?

Yes but....: Hard heel cups may be effective for keeping your feet in a better position. However, these have a low rate of compliance because they can be uncomfortable to many people. There are other options that you may want to investigate. See in orthopedic foot and ankle surgeon in your area. www.orthodoc.aaos.org/foot ankle. ...Read more

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What to do for pulled heel?

What to do for pulled heel?

Not sure what : A pulled heel is. As a rule rest, ice, compression and elevation until you get it checked could be plantar fascitis or tear of fascia or achilles. Without more info its hard to tell but get it examined. ...Read more

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What would help my painful heels?

What would help my painful heels?

Stretching: Physical therapy, nsaids, injections. Possible surgery.Shoe changes can help, get evaluated by a podiatrist. ...Read more

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Question why women wearing such high heels?

Question why women wearing such high heels?

High heel: Most women wear high heels as a fashion statement, but believe it or not certain arch types feel better in high heels, so they could be worn for comfort. ...Read more

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How would you reduce the pain on your heel?

Plantar fascitis : Is a common heel pain problem. You may or may not have it. Ice, stretching, arch supports, night splints and antiinflammatories can all be helpful. If pain is severe or persists see the foot doc. ...Read more

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What happens if u eat a packet of wasake gel?

What happens if u eat a packet of wasake gel?

Wasake gel: Wasake gel is a derivative of silica gel which is a non-toxic substance. Unless eaten in substantial quantities, it is unlikely to cause harm, but rather will be passed unchanged through the digestive system. It is not a food however, and thus not designed to be ingested. ...Read more