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How to Treat Cracked Skin on the Feet

Overview Cracked skin on the feet is the result of dry skin and calluses caused by stress to the feet, according to epodiatry.com. It is a common problem that is not serious, but can be painful. Mothernature.com explains that cracks in the feet are...

How to Care for Skin Cracks

Overview Skin cracks are not simple cases of dry skin. Cracked skin is dry skin that has become so damaged by dry, cold weather or from chronic skin conditions such as psoriasis or eczema that the skin splits, forming a fissure. Skin cracks can be...

Remedies for Cracked Skin on the Heels

According to "Skin Physiology, Irritants, Dry Skin and Moisturizers," a report by Christina Marino, MD, MPH, when chemicals adversely affect the layers of lipids, or fatty molecules that help trap water, moisture escapes and leaves the skin dry. Yo...

Cracked Skin & Rash

Overview Cracked skin is a term used to describe abnormal ruptures in the skin's surface that produce noticeable cracks or fissures. In some cases, cracked skin may result from the presence of skin rashes that weaken your skin's integrity. Converse...

How to Treat Cracked Skin on the Hands

Overview When your hands lose moisture, the skin becomes dry and can crack. Aging, eczema and an inherited condition called ichthyosis all cause dry, cracked skin. Such environmental conditions as cold, dry air also can irritate your exposed skin....

Hand Cream for Cracked Skin

Overview Cracked skin on hands is a common problem, especially during colder winter months. If you ever have cracked, dry skin, you can apply a hand cream to help alleviate the discomfort. But, with so many hand creams to choose from on the market,...

Causes of Cracked Skin on the Feet

Over the course of a typical day, your feet take a lot of abuse. This is especially true of the heels and bottoms of your feet. Once the skin on your feet begins to become fissured and thick, you are faced with cracked skin. Cracked skin on your feet...

Dry, Cracked Skin Between the Fingers

Overview Dry, cracked skin between your fingers could be caused by several factors. You can try treating it at home using over-the-counter treatments and lifestyle changes, but if your skin condition is caused by an infection or allergic reaction,...

Severely Dry, Cracked Skin

Overview Doctors refer to ordinary dry skin as xerosis. Problems with dry skin can be aggravated by a number of environmental factors, including cold weather and frequent bathing. Although uncomfortable, dry skin is treatable. If you have chronic p...

Dry, Cracked Skin on the Heels

Overview Dry, cracked skin on the heels of your feet can be uncomfortable and embarrassing. During the summer months, this condition can be especially bothersome because of the desire to go barefoot or wear revealing sandals. Yet even during the wi...