Calluses form wherever the skin is subject to heavy pressure, such as the feet (which support the entire weight of the body) or the hands of manual laborers.
Hyperkeratosis of the heel is very frequent and is mainly due to the fact that the feet supports the entire body or to the use of shoes with a stiff sole. In some cases it is due to the overweight of the subject.
In addition to hardening and roughness hyperkeratosis can also manifest itself with fissures of the horny layer. These, commonly called bristles, are very painful and difficult to treat.
The toenails undergo various alterations: eg. traumatism, poor blood circulation, fungal infection, psoriasis. In case of brittle nails apply 2S CREAM which contains Sulfur and Salicylic Acid and is able both to strengthen the nail and to keep away the infection of fungi or bacteria.
Blisters are caused by repeated rubbing between the skin and the inside of the shoe.
The soles of the feet together with the palm of the hand are areas that contain a lot of sweat glands that remove water in the form of sweat to cool the skin for heat loss.
Dry skin (cutaneous xerosis in medical terms) on the feet may be a constitutional characteristic, it is frequent in old people.
Although it is also known as athlete’s foot, this form of mycosis does not only affect athletes but is now common among men and women in general.
Skin maceration of the feet occurs as a result of simultaneous heat, sweating and a lack of transpiration, such as when wearing shoes that do not allow the feet to breathe, after a long walk or run, or simply when you find yourself in a country with a hot and humid climate.
Excessive sweating occurs when sweat glands start working excessively due to hot temperature, stress or emotional situations.
Dyshidrosis is a form of psoriasis that appears as blisters and scales on the feet. Dyshidrosis is usually itchy.
Bad smell is due to the exaggerated growth of bacteria that degrades the horny layer.