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CRACKS AND FISSURES
Cracks and fissures are breaks in the skin of your feet. They may be the result of skin that is overly dry or overly moist. When skin is too dry, it can become rough and flaky. A large fissure often forms at the base of the heel. When skin is too moist, it may develop bacterial or fungal infections. This can cause cracks between the toes.
Pain and discomfort can result from cracks and fissures in the feet, and so it’s important to practice proper foot care to prevent them. If you develop cracks or fissures in your feet, a skilled foot and ankle specialist like those at Ankle & Foot Care Centers can provide treatment to alleviate your pain. To schedule an appointment today, please contact one of our 20 Ohio locations.