Keeping Fall and Winter Feet Soft and Smooth

Here’s the quick take on this:
  • Dry skin build-up, callouses, and fissures respond best to a 20-40% urea cream.   This stuff is a miracle, especially the 40%.  A good one is Topix Urix 40 Urea Cream.  Should be between $26 and $35 for 8 ozs.
  • Since we’re in shoes and indoor gyms more, we need to control the athlete’s foot so it doesn’t get into the toenails (Not good!)   Use non prescription Lamisil/terbinafine and put it all over the bottom of the foot and in between the toes.
  • Still get at least occasional pedicures for the cuticles and callouses.   Really pays off.
Dr. Brandith Irwin, MD

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