10 modern creams and ointments from cracks on heels

Review of the best according to the editors. About the selection criteria. The the material is subjective, is not advertising and is not serves as a guide to the purchase. Before purchase is needed consultation with a specialist.

Cracks in the heels, no matter how trite it may sound, can inflict a lot of torment on their master, especially in the case of their constant deepening and expansion. Crack progression arises as a result of exposure to two factors: hyperkeratosis, and trophic disturbances (with a decrease in blood circulation).

What is hyperkeratosis? This is an excess keratinization process. There are anatomical prerequisites for the occurrence of excess the amount of horny substance (array of dead epithelium) on feet. It:

  1. rough skin of soles, rich in sweat glands;
  2. the presence of a very thick epidermis, which includes a shiny layer consisting of a special Eleidin protein. This layer located only in the skin of the palms and soles, and therefore the palms and soles have a characteristic light matte sheen that does not peculiar to other areas of the skin;
  3. constant load when walking;
  4. the use of uncomfortable and non-sized shoes;
  5. synthetic and artificial materials for shoes;
  6. oddly enough, but this is an overly active lifestyle: constant walking and sports make you react keratinocytes, and secrete excess keratin protein. Excessive cell proliferation occurs, and as a result, plantar hyperkeratosis phenomenon.

Such thick and rough skin becomes unstable, it loses elasticity, its sensitivity decreases, and it is very easy to crack. In addition, the overdevelopment of horny layer is a risk factor for fungal infection, since keratin is a “pure” organic. Therefore, dead skin is a treat food for many dermatophyte and mold fungi.

However, it is erroneous to assume that hyperkeratosis is any separately taken disease. This is a symptom that may accompany various skin diseases or appear by yourself. So, hyperkeratosis is characteristic in some forms congenital ichthyosis, with psoriasis, some types of erythroderma. Even a completely healthy person may be excessively coarse skin in places of constant contact with clothing, for example, patches of rough and rough skin on the elbows. This is also a phenomenon. mild, physiological hyperkeratosis.

What are the other risk factors and causes of hyperkeratosis that must be taken into account, and which can lead to pronounced pain and the development of chronic and deep fissures on heels? These reasons include:

  1. intermittent claudication (with circulatory disorders);
  2. deformation of the foot, including “bones”;
  3. various forms of flat feet;
  4. obesity, and diabetes;
  5. the presence of fungal infection;
  6. vitamin deficiency, and especially fat-soluble vitamins – A and E;
  7. chronic anemia and iron deficiency;
  8. polyneuropathy;
  9. the presence of bad habits.

Almost all patients who have cracked heels and excess keratinization of the skin of the feet, begin to be treated independently at home, and do not consider it necessary to consult a doctor. This is a big mistake as a dermatologist can identify the causes that will demand not only care, but also treatment, and will be able to timely separate household risk factors from medical indications to treatment.

Usually topical treatment for cracked heels comes down to eliminate excess keratin, and for this apply keratolytics. It is best to use them together at the initial stage. with pedicure brushes, pumice stones and scrubs.

The second group of products is intensive hydration preparations, after all, with excessive hyperkeratosis, dry skin of the feet is observed, and it provokes the appearance of cracks when skin elasticity low, and tensile strength is even lower. Of great importance the use of nutritious ointments and creams containing vitamins and provitamins as well as prescription medications restoration of the skin and the healing of cracks proper.

Finally, prevention is imperative. mycoses, and periodically apply antifungal drugs, although would be for preventative treatment of shoes. In severe cases, due to any disease, with congenital anomaly skin, for example, in the presence of ichthyosis, specific treatment is possible with the use of hormonal creams and ointments, as well as oral administration retinoids is a special group of drugs that is indicated for treating hyperkeratosis and severe acne.

Consider the popular and effective groups of local drugs, which are used in the presence of cracks in the heels. By the way, almost all these drugs can be used not only in the presence of cracks on soles, but also when there is a crack on the palms, with some varieties of dry eczema complicated by hyperkeratosis. Each drug first has an INN, or international generic name. The first of the drugs is the original product, and then, if any, commercial copies thereof, or generics. Where possible, the average cost for the original drug, as well as the minimum price for the cheap generics. Prices are valid for July 2019 for pharmacies all forms of ownership in the Russian Federation.

It should be borne in mind that cracks in the heels – this may not be medical and cosmetic problem. Therefore many means sold in household cosmetics stores, not in pharmacies. Accordingly, in this case, these funds will simply listed as official instructions for use as to drug, they are not applied to them.

Overview of creams, ointments and other local remedies for cracks on heels

Nomination a place Name of product price
Keratolytics 1 Salicylic ointment 25 rub
2 Losterin Foot Cream 838 rub
3 Numis Heel Urea Honey 436 rub
4 Milgamma® Foot Care Cream 578 rub
5 Uroderm 150 rub
Reparants 1 Ambulance for feet from cracked heels 136 rub
2 Ointment for cracked skin brand “Gehwol” (Schrunden-Salbe) 1 032 rub.
3 Methyluracil Ointment 69 rub
4 Lokobase Ripea 484 rub
5 Biopin 140 rub
regulations prevention

Keratolytics

The first group is keratolytic agents. Their task is to soften the excess stratum corneum on the heels, consisting of an array dead epidermis. All local keratolytics are best applied in hot stop when the heels are steamed in hot a bathtub. Mechanically during this hygiene bath First, the stratum corneum will be removed using fine-grained pumice. It is strictly forbidden to use even special blades, because with a decrease in sensitivity on the heels, and with the intensive development of hyperkeratosis, you can cut your leg by cutting not only the stratum corneum, but also healthy skin. Most popular and a cheap remedy is salicylic acid, which is available in the form of salicylic ointment.

Salicylic ointment

Rating: 4.9

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Salicylic ointment is based on salicylic acid, perhaps the most famous keratolytic. Salicylic ointment is different concentrations, and now in the pharmacy you can find an ointment with a concentration of 2%, packaged in jars of dark glass of 25 and 50 g. Packing of 25 grams has a very low price: from 20 to 25 rubles. Produces her Tula pharmaceutical factory. Ointment softens and loosens keratinized epidermis, but along the way it has anti-inflammatory, antimicrobial and even early cleansing action. And this means that it can be applied not only to simple coarsened skin, but also on the area of ​​deep cracks. Apply her necessary in the form of long applications, for example, all night. This the ointment is also used in surgery, when it is necessary to clean the wound, from masses of pus and necrosis. Salicylic acid is then left under a napkin even for 2 or 3 days. Therefore it makes no sense just apply the ointment for half an hour, and then wash it off: it is advisable to apply her evening footsteps all night. In severe cases after application you should even wrap your feet with special waxed paper, or apply an occlusive dressing. Duration of treatment is from 7 days to 3 weeks.

Advantages and disadvantages

A big plus of salicylic ointment is its combined action, it cleanses the wound, helps to heal it, and warns from the development of microbes. Of course, a huge plus is ubiquitous availability and low price. But salicylic the ointment has an acid reaction, it does not have a balanced perfume compositions, and such a single drug cannot be used regularly to soften the skin of the heels. Therefore the task of salicylic acid in in its purest form is an application only at the initial stage of treatment, when it is necessary to soften and remove the horny masses. As soon as the goal achieved, it is necessary to resort to other drugs.

Losterin Foot Cream

Popularity Rating: 4.8

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Another highly effective combination drug is Losterin. It is produced by the domestic company Askom, and one tube weighing 75 g is quite expensive: from 470 to 710 rubles. His can be attributed to different groups, but it is logical to consider it, including and keratolytic, since it contains urea. Besides urea, the structure includes tarred Naftalan oil, almond oil, sophora extract, salicylic and stearic acids. As you can see, the composition includes metabolic and dermatotropic means, but still the emphasis is on keratolytics.

The drug is indicated for corns, plantar psoriasis, coarse and dry skin of the feet, with long-term non-healing erosion and cracks. It can be used for itching and peeling, as well as together with antifungal therapy in the treatment of dermatomycosis. It is prophylactically used for increased sweating. It should be applied no more than three times a day with gentle movements on area of ​​cracks, and rub with light movements. The course of treatment from 2 weeks to a month.

Advantages and disadvantages

A combination of two keratolytic drugs – urea and salicylic acid, which increases drug activity. It is also important that the tarred naphthalan is also included in the composition. This allows you to improve healing. wounds and cracks. Perhaps the advantage is creamy consistency. Losterol is quickly absorbed, does not stain shoes and socks. But in order for the cream to quickly absorb, it is necessary to apply it after daily hygienic warm or hot baths. The negative side, perhaps, can only be quite high price. However, it is justified, since in the Russian Federation there is no Naftalan oil field, and it accounts for import from Azerbaijan.

Numis Heel Urea Honey

Popularity Rating: 4.7

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The next cosmeceutical preparation is Numis Honey with urea. Urea, or urea is highly effective keratoplastic and keratolytic agent. Even if you will be able to acquire pure urea, and prepare a 10% solution, then It will work effectively and soften the skin. She is recovering top layer, the stratum corneum begins to function more large keratinous masses are not effectively accumulated. They fast exfoliate, the epidermis is updated faster. While the skin becomes more elastic, and the healing of damage and cracks goes faster. The cream also prevents the formation of corns and corns, eliminates unpleasant odor, and restores smooth skin. Such a cream can be used constantly, since urea is not the only ingredient. The composition also includes glycerin, lanolin, zinc stearate, panthenol, magnesium sulfate, allantoin, bisabolol, tocopherol, as well as perfume components, in which do not include chemical dyes, perfume and mineral oils. Releases this pretty “powerful cream” containing 25% urea, the German company Mann & Schröder GmbH, and the cost of a tube weighing 50 grams in online stores is from 436 rubles. Somewhat higher, from 460 rubles you can purchase it in pharmacy drug ordering services.

Advantages and disadvantages

Perhaps the advantage is the high concentration of urea in 25%, which means that the cream will work intensively. Usually cheap creams for the treatment of keratinized skin of the feet contains 10% urea, and a rather unbalanced composition. Here the concentration is higher, but the cream itself acts softly and comfortably in its composition includes only natural, environmentally friendly components, and at the same time its cost is relatively low, and grabs him for a long time. Perhaps the negative point of the cream is consider the advice to apply it constantly, and it is in this case the expense will be much more significant, because in this case he It is used not just for a course of treatment, but already for daily application.

Milgamma® Foot Care Cream

Popularity Rating: 4.6

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Do not confuse Milgamma Foot Care Cream with Milgamma in the form of dragees or Milgamma in the form of intramuscular injection. The last two forms are concentrated compositions of vitamins of group B, and are used in neurological practice. And Milgamma for foot care is based on exposure 10% carbamide (urea). Urea is not just keratolytic a drug. It is still able to retain moisture, passing it deep epidermis. A healthy stratum corneum contains approximately 1% urea, and when the skin dries and cracks, the urea content is significant falls. Therefore, it must be introduced from the outside, to bind moisture and hold it in your skin. The use of well-purified urea reduces itching, the stratum corneum softens. Milgamma in this sense resembles salicylic acid, as the cream does not specifically perfume composition and perfume are introduced, but contains only urea and hypoallergenic ointment base.

In addition to the feet, Milgamma is suitable for the skin of the elbows and knees. It is usually used in the form of a small amount of cream, which with light, massaging movements applied to the skin of the feet. Sure, it is best to apply the cream after intense steam, or taking a bath. German company launches Milgamma foot cream Verwag Pharma GmbH and Co., and one tube weighing 45 g on average, cost 330 rubles.

Advantages and disadvantages

The advantage of this cream is a simple composition, which absolutely hypoallergenic. Urea percentage here lower than in the previous cream, and therefore can be applied on the initial stages of heel problems. It was said above that 10% urea concentration is common in cheap creams and they can be unbalanced, or contain artificial ingredients, and this So. But this statement does not apply to Milgamma for legs, since produces its German manufacturer, and no additional it does not contain artificial components. The only negative is the fact that this cream does not always happen in pharmacies. Name Milgamma can confuse pharmacists and pharmacists, and patients, those who buy Milgamma are almost always interested in ampoules and pills containing B vitamins, and few people know about that Milgamma is also a foot cream. Maybe that’s why due to confusion, sales of this cream in Russia are not very large, and there are problems with the drug in various pharmacies.

Uroderm

Popularity Rating: 4.5

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Finally, completes the review of medicinal and cosmetic drugs from the group of keratolytics – the drug Uroderm. This is an ointment for external use, containing perhaps the highest concentration urea from all the funds presented – 30%. This ointment is produced in tubes of 10 grams and 35 grams, and the manufacturer is Domestic company Retinoids. Price fluctuates for small packaging. from 120 to 370 rubles, and the cost of a large package is from 290 to 470 rubles. Uroderm intensively moisturizes and softens keratinization. If applied together with other local remedies, then she will be most effective. In addition to urea, as part of Uroderm includes glycerin, emulsion wax and liquid paraffin.

Uroderm ointment is very good for rough, and stagnant keratinization. In addition to intensive keratinization of feet with cracks, it can be used for preparing warts for removal, for treating ingrown toenails before surgery, for diseases such as psoriasis, ichthyosis, with follicular keratosis. Since the drug is strong enough, it is not used for prevention. For effective softening of especially strong keratinization sites take the ointment in a thin layer, and apply under a protective dressing or patch for 2 to 8 hours. After the skin is on the feet intensely softens, it should be steamed in a hot bath and then the horny masses are scraped off with pumice. With regular use literally a week from heavy keratinized masses and cracks in the heels there will be no trace.

Advantages and disadvantages

As it has already become clear, the virtues of Uroderm are his maximum powerful moisturizing and keratolytic effect. But this remedy there is a side effect, because the concentration of urea is big enough. Affected skin areas may turn red and be irritated if Uroderm gets on thin and normal skin. IN in this case, you must either carefully monitor the place of application, or suspend the course of treatment. In addition to individual intolerance, there are no contraindications, but, however, in patients with angina pectoris, chronic heart failure, if recently had a heart attack if there is a chronic lesion kidneys with a violation of their function – it is necessary to limit the application ointments on too large areas of the feet. This is “heavy artillery”, and it should be used pointwise.

Reparants

Once removed, softened, exfoliated, eliminated excess horny masses that reduce skin elasticity by feet, and contribute to the formation of cracks, it is necessary to restore skin nutrition, and saturate it with the necessary vitamins, a source collagen, herbal ingredients that contribute disinfection, and improved trophism.

Of course, the previous section looked at local drugs. based on urea and salicylic acid, and they also contributed disinfection, improvement of water balance, moisture accumulation in the depth of the epidermis. But still, it is advisable to use these drugs to eliminate the stratum corneum, and then when the skin of the heels becomes tender and smooth, it’s better to go on to more nutritious creams. Below we’ll look at popular and effective emollients, moisturizing and nourishing topical products that can be applied on the skin of the feet not only when there is a problem with excess keratinization and cracks, but also with everyday care.

Ambulance for feet from cracked heels

Popularity Rating: 4.9

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Cracked ambulance is a domestic production cream KorolevPharm. It is inexpensive, a tube of 100 milliliters can purchase at a price of 120 rubles. Parapharmaceutical manufacturer KorolevPharm is widely known for such liquid balms as Healer, Rescuer and similar preparations. This foot cream also includes emulsion wax based liquid mass with the addition of liquid paraffin, glycerin, beeswax, allantoin, olive oil. Nourishes the skin with panthenol extract calendula Aloe extract enhances local immunity, camphor cools and gives vivacity, extracts of St. John’s wort and aspen give antiseptic effect, and propolis extract, rosehip oil and rosewood with the addition of vitamins make perfume and therapeutic the composition is more complete.

The cream intensively heals cracks, softens the skin, prevents excess keratinization and restores damaged tissue. Composition cream selected in such a way that the fungal infection can not hold on. Firstly, the nutrient medium for fungi has been removed – stratum corneum, and secondly, antiseptic and disinfectant cream substances do not allow mushrooms to develop completely. Way the application is simple. In the evening, after the bath, rub the cream into skin of the feet, in the morning you can repeat this.

Advantages and disadvantages

The advantage can be considered a balanced composition and inexpensive price, the ability to cool the feet due to camphor. Cream well tolerated, and perhaps no negative points for an exception to the existing one always and in any individual preparation intolerance. The only negative that characterizes in general all cosmetics are the inability to cure from the very beginning of a crack on the heels in the presence of an excess stratum corneum, using only only drugs of this group. After all, this cream is not included keratolytic substance.

Ointment for cracked skin brand “Gehwol” (Schrunden-Salbe)

Popularity Rating: 4.8

Ointment for cracked skin brand

Gehwol is a world famous German brand, and in this section a special ointment for cracking the skin for the legs is presented. Ointment made on the basis of panthenol, it includes petrolatum, bisabolol, oil of medicinal plants – rosemary and peppermint, lavender, thyme, lemon, menthol and camphor. Ointment is released in tubes of 75 ml, a large tube of 125 ml. You can also purchase this ointment in 450 ml vials with a dispenser. German quality requires and good value: a small tube of 75 milliliters will cost retail at a price of 700 rubles.

The components included in the composition intensely soften hard and dry skin, improve elasticity and heal cracks. This is ointment It is used not only for household cracked feet skin, but also for the prevention of the appearance of diabetic foot in patients with diabetes mellitus, as well as for their treatment. Apply ointment to skin It is recommended from 1 to 2 times a day, and it is advisable to do this after warm bath.

Advantages and disadvantages

The advantage of the entire Gevol line can be considered high efficiency and German quality, but lack of it is enough high price for the Russians. In addition, you need to order this tool in online stores, because not all pharmacies provide this wide assortment so that there are all cosmeceutical lines. It remains true that the assertion is still in the beginning it is necessary to remove excess horny masses by applying keratolytics, and then use this ointment. In this case and the ointment will go much less, and the effectiveness of the application will be the greatest. Ointment is well tolerated, allergic reactions almost does not occur, and the effect of an overdose from frequent use not marked.

Methyluracil Ointment

Popularity Rating: 4.7

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Methyluracil ointment is considered folk, since it is sold in almost any pharmacy and is inexpensive. Tube of Tula a pharmaceutical factory weighing 25 grams can be bought at a price 38-40 rub. In addition to methyluracil, which is used as an intensive means for healing wounds and cracks, the composition of the ointment includes only only an ointment base, and this is medical vaseline and lanolin.

Petroleum jelly from lanolin is different in that petrolatum is produced from oil, is paraffin wax combined with mineral oil, from here it has a melting point of an average of 40-45 degrees. But lanolin is a purely organic substance that melts at body temperature, has a very complex composition. Lanolin in its chemical and physical properties approaches the composition of the skin human fat, and it is produced by extraction from wash water sheep’s wool.

Thus, in methyluracil ointment there is a minimum a set of ingredients, which ensures its cheapness. Use methyluracil ointment can be arbitrarily often, you can smear it feet several times a day, but still better to do it at night. Still, the ointment has a thick, greasy base, and can stain shoes and socks.

Advantages and disadvantages

The advantage of methyluracil ointment is the fact that they can be used very widely. It helps in healing burns. and wounds, it can be combined with external application to the skin antibiotics and antiseptics, you can use it by introducing intravaginally in the treatment of colpitis, rectally in tampons – she used for regenerative therapy of anal fissures and hemorrhoids.

The price of the ointment is very democratic, and the prevalence is everywhere. Methyluracil ointment is very well tolerated, and practically does not cause side effects. Only flaw – this is the absence of any antiseptics in the composition of this ointment and antibacterial drugs. Therefore, in the case when deep a crack on the heel is infected, it becomes sharply painful, the skin blushes at the edges, then it is necessary to begin treatment with another ointments, for example, with Levomekol. Similarly, methyluracil ointment does not will be able to eliminate horny growths on the feet, because it is not keratolytic and emollient. All softening effects from methyluracil ointments are insignificant, and are associated with the presence of petroleum jelly and lanolin, but their function is completely different. Therefore start treating Cracks on dry heels are necessary with keratolytics.

Lokobase Ripea

Popularity Rating: 4.6

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This is a wonderful cream for very dry skin, which is used in patients with atopic dermatitis, and can be used, including number, and with intensive keratinization of the skin of the feet with the presence of cracks.

There is a law that works great in reverse side. “Foot cream is undesirable to apply on the hands, and cream for hands are undesirable to apply on the face. Foot cream is generally prohibited apply on face. But on the feet you can apply absolutely any cream for hands, face, and body. Another question is whether the cream effective for feet? Most likely, no, and the price of the issue will be more than necessary.

But in the case of Lokobeyz Ripea cream, you can do this an exception. He perfectly fights dry skin everywhere, including on the skin of the heels. It contains soft white paraffin with a mixture liquid and solid, glycerin, oleic and palmitic acids, carnauba wax, cholesterol and active ceramides. All this leads to intensive hydration, and enrichment of the skin with lipids. Cream is very oily, and helps on the skin to strengthen and maintain this fat layer. Lokobeyz ripea can be considered a barrier cosmetic type. After applying it to the skin, it prevents the evaporation of moisture. It is included in the epidermis, and begins to support water-fat balance in the deep layers of the skin. It is known that even single application of the cream protects the skin for 24 hours.

Since human feet are a skin surface prone to hyperhidrosis, it is necessary to apply this tool once a day in the evening, after a bath for the night. If we will apply it intensively in the morning, the resulting fat film on the skin of the feet will prevent sweating, so naturally better evening application. If you have problematic and dry skin of your hands, there is redness and peeling, there is a diagnosis of atopic dermatitis, or adverse effects on the skin of the hands and body natural environment, then you can apply the cream up to 4 times a day on these patches of skin. Launches Lobobase Ripea Italian company Temmler, and its cost is about 500 rubles. for a tube weighing 30 g.

Advantages and disadvantages

The advantage of drugs can be considered a unique ability to moisturizing the skin and preserving the water – fat film, and minus – fairly high price, and some difficulties in acquiring this remedy in pharmacies. Of course, in big cities, regional and regional centers, this tool is much more common than in outback. On the other hand, we can name a common drawback for everyone moisturizing preparations: being used as monotherapy, that is, alone, they cannot cope with the rough skin of the feet, with massive layers of keratinized epidermis. Therefore, even if you apply the best moisturizing nutrients creams, you should first treat your heels with keratolytic.

Biopin

Popularity Rating: 4.5

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Biopin is an ointment that stands a little apart, since It is based on special healing natural ingredients. Part includes edible melted pork fat, olive oil, and bee wax. However, the main therapeutic ingredient can be considered pine resin from which turpentine is prepared. As a result, it is light yellow. the ointment has a faint smell of beeswax and pine resin, the smell quite enjoyable.

Biopin is a domestic drug, and 5% ointment in a 40 gram packaging will cost about 200 rubles. Biopin has intense anti-inflammatory, regenerative and antimicrobial effects. It also improves local immunity, heals wounds, fights against inflammation. Biopin actively affects gram-positive cocci and E. coli. Gram-positive microbes are known to be like streptococci and staphylococci, are saprophytes in the composition normal microflora of the skin, but in the presence of deep cracks on heels, they can lead to secondary infections. Biopin enhances phagocytosis, protective blood cells begin work more intensively.

Biopin is indicated for all types of excess keratinization, with skin infections, with long-term non-healing wounds, with ichthyosis, keratoderma, with cracked feet, with eczema and atopic dermatitis. Additional indications are the use of psoriasis, acne, in the treatment of dermatomycosis. A great advantage of Biopin can be considered its successful use in inflammation of the musculoskeletal system and musculoskeletal system. This is back pain, arthritis, spondylitis and osteochondrosis with neurological manifestations. Truly, universal ointment.

Biopin must be applied at the rate of up to 5 grams on an area of ​​5 centimeters, the frequency of application 2-3 times a day, and preferably nevertheless, before application, treat the skin with an antiseptic. It means, that on the cracks on the heels you can apply at the beginning 3% peroxide hydrogen, an aqueous solution of chlorhexidine, or Miramistin. Then you need to get your skin wet, and apply Biopin with a thin layer. It follows do twice a day, morning and evening. If the action of ointment stops, then a small amount of bee remains around wax, which is a kind of barrier and protective factor.

Advantages and disadvantages

Biopin is a valuable natural product that is good tolerated, and only with individual intolerance and hypersensitivity occurs redness of the skin. They can be treated in case of pregnancy and lactation, and if Biopin is combined with using physiotherapy and antibacterial drugs then in case of infected heel cracks increases the effectiveness of Biopin. It can be considered a minus rarely available in pharmacies.

Conclusion, or “caution, fungus”!

In conclusion, a “bonus” to the above information, tells how to prevent the occurrence of fungal infections on the legs. Hyperkeratosis patient with rough skin on soles with cracking heels are at risk for dermatomycosis, and especially living in central Russia, Siberia, in the Far East, however, in most of the country. Why? Yes, simply because in the winter we quite often we walk in warm and closed shoes. And heat, humidity, lack light – and make up those very comfortable conditions for development mycosis of the feet, with which it is necessary not only to fight, but also to prevent.

We list these simple rules that will prevent the appearance of a fungus on the thickened skin of the feet, and if it appears – let it not spread to other members of your family, and will help to cope with it. Of course, if you already have a fungus, then these rules are few, antifungal is necessary, or antimycotic or fungicidal therapy prescribed by a dermatologist. So, here are these simple prevention rules:

  1. almost every remedy described above works best after holding the foot bath. In order to successfully and safely carry out this procedure, you need to have your own individual basin, own towel for feet, individual pumice and brushes. Foot towels should be labeled and not used for persons;
  2. if there is a suspicion of the presence of fungus, it is necessary daily change socks, wash them, and iron before use two sides with steam;
  3. it is advisable to replace the insoles after 3-4 days with new ones, or use generally disposable. The last two points are extremely important, because compliance with them allows you to eliminate spores of the fungus inside the shoe. Accordingly, the risk of contamination is strongly decreases;
  4. it is important to regularly clean the inside shoes with hot steam, or UV dryers, even if the shoes inside are dry. Fungi really dislike ultraviolet radiation and die quickly. In summer, you can dry your shoes on a bright the sun after spraying the inside of the shoe with a special spray against fungus, in winter you can put shoes on a few hours in the cold;
  5. treat skin with high-quality antifungal sprays stop, especially if you are going to the pool, to classes sports
  6. shoes should be made of genuine leather and fabric in which the legs do not sweat and do not create an excessively humid atmosphere comfortable for fungi;
  7. try to wear galoshes and rubber boots as little as possible. If you are going to visit, then always bring replacement shoes with you, and never use someone else’s slippers. Wear as often as possible in summer open, hygienic shoes – flip flops, slippers, substitute feet and feet to the sun;
  8. try as little as possible to go on cosmetic manicure and pedicure salons. If you do visit them, then sign up for the same master, and even better – wear it your own proven manicure set. It is with a guarantee. protects you not only from fungi, but also from HIV infection and from viral hepatitis;
  9. finally, until you heal the rough skin on your heels, cracked – do not go to the pool or sports fitness centers, this will significantly reduce the risk of getting sick fungal infection.

And the last tip in the fight against rough skin of heels, with cracks and fungi: take care of your own health. The fungus is uncomfortable be in constant struggle with the body’s defenses, therefore, it never develops on healthy skin. Therefore, if you have frequent sore throats, colds, dysbiosis or sugar diabetes, thyrotoxicosis or pustular skin diseases – then the risk disease fungal infection increases significantly.

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