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I would like to inquire as to if there is any cracking or flaking on your heels?
As I see that you have not reached the conversation as of yet, I will respond with the information I have available.
This complaint can typically be from dry skin and callous formation on the heels.
When going barefoot, dirt and other materials are easily entrapped on the skin and can be very difficult to remove, even with good hygiene.
It can then stain slippers and sandals in use, as it sounds you are experiencing.
I would suggest debriding the dead skin from the heel either at home or by having a professional perform this as part of a pedicure. Using emolients after bathing will also help to rehydrate and soften the heel/callous to prevent the collection from recurring.
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not a satisfactory answer. its NOT pedicure related. getting a pedi doesnt help the situation. my friends all have white slippers also (all over 50).
their slippers stay white. mine turn grey. i have to bleach my slippers each week cuz its a dark grey and ugly.
I am very sorry to hear this.
i NEVER go barefoot. im asian.
I suggest the pedicure simply for debriding any abrasive or dry skin, which is typically the cause for shoe discoloration.
i'd like to hear that its a medical condition or hereditary...and what i can do to solve problem.
youre not listening. debriding dry skin doesnt work to solve the problem.
To investigate for a medical condition, you could see a podiatrist for their opinion and to determine if there was a condition of the foot that may cause discoloration.
are you a doctor? why am i paying $12 for a non-answer?
I am. As I inquired, have you had any dryness or cracking of the feet?
there is no dryness or cracking.
My goal is to answer your question accurately and to your satisfaction.
Unfortunately, most hereditary or medical conditions do not cause shoe discoloration.
so if you need time to research it, pls do. quit giving me armchair advice.
you still there?
yes I am here
I am looking for references to foot discoloration aside from cracked skin and corns.
In those with pigmented skin, it can also be caused by inflammation. However I did not approach this topic because this would not also correlate with discoloration of your shoes
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i will upgrade your rating if you give a decent, sound, medical answer.
I wish you the very best in getting this issue resolved. Please consider my advice if you do not find a better suitable plan of care.
your advice was not suitable.
i do not have dry, cracked heels. a pedi does not solve the problem. i get pedi's regularly.
do you see previous conversation?
thank you. that was excellent and what i was looking for.