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Doctor insights on: How To Treat The Hard Skin On The Base Of Your Heels

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How to treat the hard skin on the base of your heels?

How to treat the hard skin on the base of your heels?

Urea: Urea cream available in varying strengths can peel away dead skin. Fors soak in warm water to hydrate, then use urea cream and can use pumice stone to thin thick skin. ...Read more

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How do I treat my swollen feet, with hard skin by the side making it painful wearing pointed heels i love to wear?

How do I treat my swollen feet, with hard skin by the side making it painful wearing pointed heels i love to wear?

Control the swelling: There are some things that can be done to control swelling. Keeping your legs elevated at rest-above heart level. Compressive hosiery is available over the counter. Getting an evaluation from your physician would be a good idea. Sometimes medications cause swelling of the lower extremity. ...Read more

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My girlfriend has tiny hole-like hard skin on her heels and on the pad of her feet, What could this be?

My girlfriend has tiny hole-like hard skin on her heels and on the pad of her feet, What could this be?

Hard to say : Without actually seeing. It could be an ulcer as that by definition is a hole. A wart could be in the differential diagnosis as could pityriasis rubra pilaris ...Read more

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Itchy feet what can I do? What does it come from? Its on the bottom, heel + hard skin.

Itchy feet what can I do? What does it come from? Its on the bottom, heel + hard skin.

A couple of things: It could represent athlete's foot, or might be very dry skin due to eczema. Try an athlete's foot medication or emollient, and if no improvement is seen talk to a podiatrist. ...Read more

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My toddler has itchy yellow hard skin on the heel of one foot. Does this warrant a visit to the doctor?

There is no: Good reason a toddler should have itchy, hard skin on a foot. It may be a fungus or even warts. So yes, it's best to get him or her looked at. I'd start with your pediatrician. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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After a cut heals what is the hard skin underneath it?

After a cut heals what is the hard skin underneath it?

Temp scar tissue: Your skin heals in a very complicated way. The deeper, healing tissue can feel thick and hard under the skin. This usually softens up and fades away and by the end of the healing process (three months) it will be completely normal. ...Read more

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How can hard skin be removed after verrucas?

How can hard skin be removed after verrucas?

Verruca: Time to recover from a wart depends on extent of the lesion, the treatment method used (salicylic acid, freezing by liquid nitrogen, laser surgery, cautarization, surgical removal) & rate of recurrences. ...Read more

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How can you get rid of hard skin?

See below: Most of the time a good moisturizing cream and pumice stone will do the trick. ...Read more