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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience in Podiatry
Many patients : Describe it as a bump. It is simply dead skin that has formed. Sometimes it could hurt but not always.

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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mak Yousefpour
17 years experience in Podiatry
Try: to remove them with pumice stone or Emory board after you bathe. When the skin is soft it is the best time to do so. Also cream with uric acid or any ... Read More
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Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
39 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
Check this site: http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/corns-and-calluses/basics/treatment/con-20014462
A 48-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
37 years experience in Family Medicine
Podiatrist has more: Tools at his disposal for treating calluses, especially if u r diabetic or have poor circulation. Can also recommend footwear to prevent forming callu ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience in Podiatry
Sure: I'd be concerned if they couldn't....
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience in Podiatry
If you : Mean surgically then usually yes, there is some degree of pain. Usually, medication is provided when the doctor expects pain.
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Matthew Wilkin
23 years experience in Podiatry
I may feel bruised: Heel spurs can be on the back or bottom of the heel. Many times it feels like the heel is bruised. This is a common problem and can be helped with r ... Read More
A 65-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vasu Brown
33 years experience in Integrative Medicine
Epsom salt soak: Epsom salt use this to soak feet daily and apply antifungal cream twice daily for 6 weeks - medical model oral antifungal is not good for liver and do ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
40 years experience in Podiatry
May help: Sandals will help to keep the pressure off the toe but will not fix the problem. You may need a bigger shoe if the toe is rubbing or you may need a p ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Newman
31 years experience in Podiatry
No: Foot warts are different than melanoma, and are approached differently. Melanoma is very serious, and if you have a questionable skin lesion you shou ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bradly Shollenberger
35 years experience in Podiatry
No: To say something can heal implies a wound. The tailor bunion is a deformity and when painful, that is a symptom. Neither will "heal". If pressure is r ... Read More
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A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rajeev Sehgal
24 years experience in Podiatry
In theory yes: Limited range of motion of the hallux can cause bio mechanical strain to other parts of the foot including the plantar fascia
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Noahleen Betts
18 years experience in Podiatry
Cosmetic Help: Pedicures are meant to make our feet feel good and our nails look pretty. Nail polish can mask the true appearance of nails infected with fungus, but ... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Newman
31 years experience in Podiatry
Yes: Or more commonly, slight bleeding and bruising of the soft tissues under the callus tissue can cause a lot of pain. See a podiatrist to get relief.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Grace Torres-hodges
22 years experience in Podiatry
Quite broad question: All the conditions you are asking about can be examined by a podiatrist. The cause of each and the appropriate treatment is not the same for all. Wa ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Bluman
22 years experience in Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery
Yes: The same risk factors for ulcers in non-calloused foot apply in callused feet. Callouses are not necessarily protective.
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience in Podiatry
Athletes foot : Typically does not cause a blood blister. It could cause a blister with clear fluid in it. It might be simply a blood blister from friction.
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rajeev Sehgal
24 years experience in Podiatry
Cysts: The bumps along the tendons may be ganglion cysts which form from tendon sheaths that become inflamed. Anti inflammatory meds and rest can help
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
40 years experience in Podiatry
Either: Either could handle the problem.
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffery VanYperen
11 years experience in Podiatry
Fungus or trauma: Thickening of the nails is either from a fungus, repetitive trauma to the nail, or both (i.e. Repetitive trauma creates opportunity for fungus to get ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Rice
35 years experience in Podiatry
Blister: Second skin a spenco product at pharmacy.
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience in Podiatry
Fungus, friction: Amongst 2 possibilities.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Enid Goris
22 years experience in Podiatry
Podiatrist: You can always reach out to podiatrist for such conditions. Although a dermatologist does have the right tool for corn removal; however, very unlikely ... Read More
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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience in General Practice
Go to the Doctor: I am not sure what your question is really asking. The word "improper' is not in any way descriptive enough to comment on.

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