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Sunday, July 8, 2012

Dry Skin

This is an post from the Podiatry Management Online Newletter. Thank you.


NY Podiatrist Provides Tips for Dry Skin on Feet
Save regular lotions for dry arms and legs -- most are not moisturizing enough for the tough skin on your feet, says NYC podiatrist Dr. Johanna S. Youner. Instead, slather on a thick cream with hydrating shea butter.
Dr. Joanna Youner
If you've got parched, cracked heels, you'll need an ointment containing acids (like salicylic or lactic) to break down dead cells, says Dr. Youner, who likes those from Kerasal.
Source: MSN Living [7/6/12]

Dr Blake's comment: One of the common Rxs I write for is Carmol 40 Urea Cream for dry skin. Another OTC is Amlactin. 

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