How to cure toes?

Foot diseases are a very common disease that brings not only pain, but also aesthetic discomfort. Ailment can occur due to lack of personal hygiene, improper footwear or due to certain diseases. How to cure toes is the topic of our article.

How to cure toes from cracks

The first step is to prepare your fingers for treatment. That is, to disinfect and treat the toes for better exposure to drugs.

Toes preparation

  • Foot bath of soap and soda. Dissolve a tablespoon of soda and a teaspoon of grated mineral soap (for example, "Dr. Sea") in two liters of hot water;
  • Tray with boric acid. Dissolve a teaspoon of acid in a liter of hot water.

Dip your feet in a basin of prepared water and steep your fingers for 15 minutes. Then pat your feet with a clean towel.

Toe treatment

Small cracks

If the cracks on the fingers are shallow, it will help to cope with the illness of petroleum jelly.Ointment should be applied to the affected fingers with a thick layer and secure with a bandage or plaster.

You can also use creams based on vaseline (for example, foot cream company "Zhivin").

This procedure is best done at night. Apply the ointment should be daily until the complete disappearance of the problem.

Cracks on dry feet

If the skin on the affected fingers is dry, then you can make a lotion on the basis of "Shostakovsky Balm". Then the skin should be lubricated with a cream that contains vitamins A and E (for example, Radevit).

If the skin is very dry, then you can buy the cream "Dardia".

In addition, an effective remedy for cracks in the legs is a massage with olive oil or any fat cream.

Another method - honey compress. It is necessary to grease affected areas with honey and fix fingers with a bandage. Honey mask is made at night.

Also, the disease can be cured with the help of various herbal decoctions (chamomile, sage, calendula). It is necessary to brew a couple of tablespoons of herbs per liter of hot water and steam your feet for 15 minutes. Then let your feet dry and spread your fingers on the cream (for example, "Zazhivin 911").

Deep cracks

In this case, you should choose a cream with bee propolis (for example, the brand "Wonderful Bin").

In addition, the ointment can be made independently: mix unsalted butter and 10% propolis tincture in the ratio of 1:10. Melt the products in a water bath, mix and pass the ointment through the gauze.

In cases where cracks have inflammation or ulcers, you should immediately consult a doctor who will prescribe an anti-bacterial cream.

How to cure toes from fungus

In cases of fungal infections of the toes, treatment should begin immediately, because bacteria can spread to other parts of the legs and nails.

If possible, you should contact the therapist, because depending on the type of fungus, he will prescribe the necessary treatment (external ointments and oral medications).

If you decide to treat the fungus at home, then your fingers can be treated with a warming ointment "Vicks VapoRub" (or use any analogue of Indian cream).

Acetic solution is also used to slow the growth of bacteria. Dissolve two tablespoons of vinegar in a liter of warm water and steam your feet for 15 minutes.Then wash your feet under running water from the remnants of vinegar and wipe with a clean towel. The procedure is performed daily.

If the fungus managed to hit the nail plate, then it is recommended to rub a small amount of essential oil (tea tree, orange) into the nail.

In severe cases, surgery may be required.

To prevent diseases of the toes, you need to choose comfortable shoes, follow the rules of hygiene and pay attention to proper nutrition.