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Old 09-11-2011, 11:27 AM   #1
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cracked skin in foot cast - HELP!

Hi everyone

I am on my 4th of 6 weeks in a cast after a brostrum repair. Has anyone ever had such dry skin that it starts to crack? It's extrememly painful and itches. My dr said to keep it dry - but I need something - my toes are starting to bleed.

Has anyone had to deal with this and if so - what did you use that worked?


Thanks!

 
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Old 09-11-2011, 11:48 AM   #2
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Re: cracked skin in foot cast - HELP!

I usually use vaseline. It's oil-based, so it shouldn't damage the cast.

 
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Old 09-12-2011, 05:11 AM   #3
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Re: cracked skin in foot cast - HELP!

To be honest, last year I had same problem. I used a damp face cloth to clean my toes as far as I could reach, taking care not to damage my cast. Then I put e45 cream on and it fixed my problem.

 
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Re: cracked skin in foot cast - HELP!

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To be honest, last year I had same problem. I used a damp face cloth to clean my toes as far as I could reach, taking care not to damage my cast. Then I put e45 cream on and it fixed my problem.
Thanks!! What is e45 cream? I've never heard of that!

 
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