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hard skin on side of toe

A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vicki Levine
41 years experience Dermatology
Play sport?: If you play sports or your second toe is longer than your first that may be the reason.
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Dr. Eric Tepper
41 years experience Podiatry
Long second toe: Very commonly, if you have an elongated 2nd toe, the nail can be thickened due to pressure against the end of the shoe. If can also cause contracture ... Read More
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Dr. Jeffrey Bowman
38 years experience Podiatry
Could be: While i agree with dr. Teppers answer it could also be the beginnings of an ingrown nail. Press on flesh on both sides od nail folds with pressure and ... Read More
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A 47-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lisa Welch
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Hard skin on feet: You may callus on your feet and need to be seen by a foot doctor. Also want make sure they are not plantar warts so a visit to the foot doctor would b ... Read More
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Dr. Leila Hashemi
21 years experience Internal Medicine
Thick Skin?: First make sure to reduce the pressure on your feet by wearing good support then see a Podiatrist for chemical removal of the thick skin. Wear tons of ... Read More
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jasen Langley
21 years experience Podiatry
Neuropathy: Possible alcoholic neuropathy.... recommend urea based topical on the hard skin
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
41 years experience Podiatry
Wart, Fungus: It could be the beginning of a fungal infection, or it could be a wart.
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A female asked:
Dr. Scott Keith
44 years experience Podiatry
More details.: You are not giving a whole lot to go on. Hard skin on the toe is usually a result of underlying bone rubbing on the shoe or a skin infection of some s ... Read More
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
28 years experience Podiatry
Much easier: To diagnose with a picture you may be referring to hard and soft corns....which occur over bony prominences if that's what it is. If there is a hole t ... Read More
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ettinger
49 years experience Podiatry
Corns: A podiatrist can treat this. May need conservative care or possible surgery.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Glenn Aufseeser
9 years experience Podiatry
Try urea: There are moisturizing creams available at drug stores and pharmacys which have a high concentration of urea. The urea helps to break down areas of t ... Read More
A 63-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
27 years experience Internal Medicine
Callus: Cut or grate or shave it off as you are doing. A razor blade works well.
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Oberman
31 years experience Podiatry
Depends on cause: If eczema/ dermatitis or inflammatory reaction, cortisone cream may help. If it is a fungal infection, an antifungal medication will help. See podiatr ... Read More

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