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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Noahleen Betts
18 years experience in Podiatry
Removing calluses: A wash cloth with soap and water can help slough of the hard skin daily. A healthcare professional can debride your callus safetly with a scapel - co ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience in Pediatrics
Self-care, or doctor: For self-care of calluses, one can try over-the-counter treatments available at most drugstores. Usually, one puts a medicine on the callus to soften ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kahn
43 years experience in Podiatry
You don't: A callus is the result of pressure over a weight bearing area. If it is on the bottom of the foot a support to reorient pressure may be helpful. A co ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience in Pediatrics
Self-care, or doctor: For self-care of calluses, one can try over-the-counter treatments available at most drugstores. Usually, one puts a medicine on the callus to soften ... Read More
A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edgar Mendizabal
54 years experience in Internal Medicine
No: It is aresponse to a local skin irritation.
A female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience in Pathology
Depends: Could be due to dirt trapped in the crevices of the callus, may be due to bleeding under the callus, most ominously, it is not a callus but a melanin ... Read More
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Geraldine Goertzen
29 years experience in Emergency Medicine
Hard to say: It is impossible to answer this question without seeing what you are seeing. You could contact us online, or see your primary care doctor.
A male asked:
Dr. Emily Altman
27 years experience in Dermatology
Callus removers: There are chemical callus removers and mechanical ones. Mechanical ones are sharp blades usually on a handle. If the cut of the blade goes under the ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Posner
26 years experience in Podiatry
Maybe: Calluses are caused by pressure from activities such as manual work, exercise, sports or even walking. Older people will develop calluses quicker due ... Read More
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jerome Litt
70 years experience in Dermatology
RECURRING CALLUSES: SEE A PODIATRIST. YOU MAY NEED NEW AND BETTER SHOES!

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