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dry feet

my right foot gets so dry that it hurts, i have tried everything to moisturize them.  right now i am using vicks at night and putting socks on to go to sleep.  if i skip a day my foot is very dry and cracked.  what can i do?
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use petroleum jelly at night with socks.  this helps.  also, make sure you drink plenty of water.  
lastly, get your thryroid checked from your PCP to see if you have thryoid disease.  sometimes, dry heels present in people with thryoid disease.
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