• Welcome to ScubaBoard


  1. Welcome to ScubaBoard, the world's largest scuba diving community. Registration is not required to read the forums, but we encourage you to join. Joining has its benefits and enables you to participate in the discussions.

    Benefits of registering include

    • Ability to post and comment on topics and discussions.
    • A Free photo gallery to share your dive photos with the world.
    • You can make this box go away

    Joining is quick and easy. Login or Register now by clicking on the button

Flesh wounds from fin straps above heel

Discussion in 'Fins, Masks & Snorkels' started by Pearlman, Jun 6, 2013.

  1. Pearlman

    Pearlman Contributor

    # of Dives: 100 - 199
    Location: Bangalore
    473
    104
    I used my regular cotton socks during my recent vacation. Served the purpose well. No need for expensive fancy socks...

    Sent from my GT-N7000 using Tapatalk
     
  2. Sirto

    Sirto Contributor

    # of Dives: 200 - 499
    Location: Anderson, SC
    292
    4
    Same here. A pair of old medium weight dress socks cured the irritation I used to get on my heels.
     
  3. drbill

    drbill The Lorax for the Kelp Forest Scuba Legend

    # of Dives: 2,500 - 4,999
    Location: Santa Catalina Island, CA
    22,796
    5,981
    I always wear booties with open foot fins even in the tropics. I was diving in Fiji with closed foot fins that were too small and they really tore up the skin on my heel which became infected. I always travel with Cipro and it cleared up the infection quickly.
     

Share This Page