Cracks on skin

Reasons for Severely Cracked Heels

By Dr. Himanshu Singhal, Dermatology The soles of your feet are quite sensitive and the skin often tends to dry and split open, which can be quite painful. These fissures or cracks not only cause pain when walking but can also get infected. What are the causes for cracked heels? Cracked heels…

Acne Prevention & Skin Care Tips

By Dr. Ravindranath Reddy, Dermatology Acne is a skin condition which occurs when there is an obstruction in the skin pores. These pores are the orifices that secrete oil to keep the skin hydrated. However, the blocking of skin pores due to the accumulation of oil and dead skin cells which appear…

Dry & Cracked Heels – Know The Causes Behind It!!

By Dr. Atul Jain , Dermatology The soles of your feet are quite sensitive and the skin often tends to dry and split open, which can be quite painful. These fissures or cracks not only cause pain when walking but can also get infected. What are the causes for cracked heels? Cracked…

Causes and Symptoms of Ichthyosis Vulgaris

By Dr Sandesh Gupta , Dermatology Often confused with extremely dry skin, ichthyosis vulgaris is generally an inherited condition whereby dead skin cells accumulate as thick, dry scales on your skin’s surface. Sometimes referred to as fish scale disease or fish skin disease, ichthyosis vulgaris scales usually appear during early childhood and…