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Dry and Cracked Heels

Dry and cracked heels commonly results from diabetes and also is affected by nerve damage that may prevent patients from knowing they have dry or cracked feet and legs. 

What medical causes can lead to dry and cracked heels? 

Common symptoms:

How to prevent dry and cracked heels?

Treatment:

We, United Foot and Ankle, strive to give our patients the best treament options. If you are experiencing similar symptoms, please feel free to contact our office at 732-979-2035. We are located in East Brunswick, Keyport, Perth Amboy, and Bayonne. We look forward to seeing you.

 

 

 

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