Over the last 4 months I have slathered moisturizers, oils, Vaseline all over my heels. After the slather, I put on socks, hoping to help soften the heels. I also use a pumice stone in the shower to smooth away the roughness. I wear thick cotton socks most of the time in winter.
Noticed an odd feeling on my foot yesterday and this morning it was more noticeable. It is a hard to see spot--left heel, outside, underside. But with a mirror I could see redness within an area of cracked skin. I cleaned it scrupulously, Neosporin, band aid, socks. It looks better (I think...), still hurts a bit but no redness.
This is very new. Frightens me. I have done everything I can think of. Ideas?