Cracks are treated using topical agents. These are medicines in the form of ointments, creams, cream-balms, hydrophilic creams (gels):
Methyluracil, Reskinol, Panthenol (Bepanten, Pantoderm), Sudocrem, Rescuer, 911 Zazhivin, Gehwo.
If the crack is weeping, zinc ointment or paste is applied.
If the crack is infected, an antibiotic ointment should be used: Levomekol, synthomycin emulsion, Baneocin, Nitacid, Isotrexin (for children over 12 years old) or antiseptic creams such as REPAIRcream,
With deep cracks, liquid (hydrocolloid) dressings for the skin are effective, before applying which the damaged area of the skin is treated with a solution of furacilin, Betadine, Mramistin or Chlorhexidine.
When the cracks between the toes in a child are the result of mycosis, it is necessary to apply an ointment from the fungus between the toes .
Homeopathy offers crack ointments such as Boro plus, Calendula and Cycaderm.
Physiotherapy treatment (electrophoresis with Hydrocortisone) can be prescribed by a dermatologist if a child over two years old has deep cracks in atopic dermatitis - that is, not associated with a fungal infection, and also not infected with bacteria.
A doctor may recommend giving children vitamins A and D.
Try folk treatment - lubricating a crack with sea buckthorn or rosehip oil, fish oil or lanolin, juice of aloe leaves or viburnum berries, solutions of mummy or propolis.
As a rule, herbal treatment is limited to foot baths or lotions with decoctions and water infusions of chamomile, nettle, calendula officinalis.