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corn on my pinky toe

A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Corn? Wart? Other?: Calluses and corns form naturally to protect areas of skin where there is repeated pressure or frequent friction. Corns and calluses are thickened dea ... Read More

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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Leslie Aufseeser
47 years experience Podiatry
See a podiatrist: A corn is thickened skin that gets compressed into a hard core. A podiatrist can debride the corn and pad the area. Padding the area to prevent rubb ... Read More
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Dr. Marvin Den
44 years experience Internal Medicine
See podiatrist: Would see foot doctor to best deal with the corn. Some otc meds might help, but best to get professional help.
Dr. David Hettinger
35 years experience Podiatry
See a podiatrist: Corns are callouses on the toes and are caused mainly by shoe irritation over a period of time. They can just be trimmed by a podiatrist, but will us ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
37 years experience Family Medicine
Corn on toe: Basic problem that must be removed is pressure on the toes from poorly fitting shoes (e.g. Pointy toed high heels). Wear footwear with adequate toebox ... Read More
Dr. Ronald Oberman
30 years experience Podiatry
Warts and corns : Are treated differently. Compound w may help if it is a wart but not if a corn. Corna are caused by excessive pressure or friction. If this can be eli ... Read More
Dr. Thomas Inwood
34 years experience Podiatry
Corn: Compound w - or worthless as i call it - seldom works on warts. It certainly wont work on a corn . Additionally , I am amazed at how many doc's thin ... Read More
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Corn pad: You may apply a corn pad, available over the counter, to the site to prevent friction. You may also use sallicylic acid cream to soften the lesion an ... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Scott Keith
43 years experience Podiatry
Maybe not a wart....: A bad corn or callus on a 17 year old, although possible, is not all that common. What is common though, is the possibility of a wart. Callus is forme ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Enid Goris
22 years experience Podiatry
Emollients & Pads: Corns are a body's way of responding to constant pressure over a bony area. Therefore, shoe modifications like gel and foam pads are great. Wider shoe ... Read More
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A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christine Norton
23 years experience Family Medicine
Salicylic acid: You can try an over the counter treatment with salicylic acid to soften the corn so it can be rubbed off. But you can also wear proper fitting footwe ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience Podiatry
Likely a corn: That can be filed with an emory board.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Newman
31 years experience Podiatry
X-rays: Seeing a doctor and getting x-rays will tell you if you fractured the toe or not. If you have swelling, bruising and pain of the little toe and moveme ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Wenjay Sung
13 years experience Podiatry
Broke toe: Simple x-rays, and clinical findings of pain, swelling should be sufficient enough. Swelling and redness do not always mean "broken" bone, but could ... Read More

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