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Old 01-01-2010, 07:06 PM   #1
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really bad cracking heels

need some advice. I have had these bad cracks every winter, not sure what causes them or home remedy or meds that work. I have tried putting plastic bags on my feet at night with various things on them. anyone have something that works???????

 
Old 01-03-2010, 12:39 AM   #2
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Re: really bad cracking heels

my dermatologist recommends a product called AmLactin lotion which contains lactic acid for extreme dry areas including the heel and feet areas. It is over the counter. I bought mine from Walgreens in California.

 
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Old 01-03-2010, 01:25 AM   #3
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Re: really bad cracking heels

I use a PedEgg (or anything similar) once a week on my heels, coat my feet with lotion at night, and sleep in thick socks. Within a few days, my feet are baby soft.

 
Old 01-27-2010, 05:39 PM   #4
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Re: really bad cracking heels

Have you tried Bag Balm ? Bag Balm applied to feet, top and bottom of feet then put on white cotton socks before bedtime. Good for daytime too.

 
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