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home remedies for removing corns callouses on feet

A 62-year-old member asked:
Dr. Danny Proffitt
42 years experience Family Medicine
Severall things: First get some very good shoes and ones the right size and with very good support. Next, treat the corn and calluses with softening agents and wear p ... Read More
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A 77-year-old male asked:
Dr. Thomas Inwood
34 years experience Podiatry
Corns: The care for corns and callouses is both common and individualized . See you podiatrist for an evaluation as to the cause of the corn(s) and callouse ... Read More
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Dr. James Seward
21 years experience Dermatology
First, : First, i would make sure it is a corn as opposed to a callus. Corns are caused by too much pressure in combination with friction. They are essential ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Weston
30 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Not adbisable: You can soften them sand them off no knives and be careful they are hard to shave off without injury even in trained hands you can see a podiatrist we ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
40 years experience Podiatry
See below: Soak in warm soapy water and then use a callous file or pumice stone to smooth them down. This will help control them.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Payam Rafat
21 years experience Podiatry
Depends on the cause: Many things can cause a thickening of the skin. Causes may include: viral infections (warts), friction, pressure, repetitive trauma, and a limitation ... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lois Freisleben-Cook
40 years experience Pediatrics
No problem: Bleach in a foot soak will NOT affect your breastmilk. Good luck with the treatment and congratulations on your baby. You are a good mother to be br ... Read More
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Paul Zimmerman
27 years experience Podiatry
Moisturize..: Moisture your heels with lotion daily. Lotions with at least 20% urea will penetrate thicker skin. Also, you can check out heel sleeves that provide h ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
40 years experience Podiatry
See below: Soak in warm soapy water and then use a callous file or pumice ston the remove the callouses. After use a good lotion.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Newman
31 years experience Podiatry
A few: However I do not believe these measures to be able to cure nail fungus, patients have reported some improvement in the appearance of the nail if used ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Newman
31 years experience Podiatry
Terbinafine: It is an antifungal medication that has a good track record for the most common nail infections. It is tolerated well, affordable and generally effec ... Read More
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rachana Sus
18 years experience General Practice
Lotrimin (clotrimazole): Over the counter lotrimin (clotrimazole) spray works quite well for athletes foot. Nail fungus on the other hand is difficult to treat with topical me ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience Podiatry
Not advisable: The corn is caused by the pressure or friction on the underlying bony prominence. The corns can be trimmed away if one doesn't want teheran bone itsel ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Ryan
Dr. Jay Ryan answered
12 years experience podiatry
Many: If you are healthy, there are over the counter treatments that are safe such as pads designed to thin the problem area and devices to thin the skin (p ... Read More
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A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Henry Tseng
25 years experience Podiatry
Treat ingrown nails: Ingrown toenails should be treated if there is an active infection with redness and pus. Under local anesthesia the ingrown portion of the nail can be ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Tobin
37 years experience Podiatry
You don't: Home remedies don't work see your podiatrist for treatment options. Skip the vick's vapor rub.
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
31 years experience Dermatology
Corns and calluses: Grind a few Aspirin tablets and make a paste of it by adding some lemon juice. Apply this paste on the affected areas of skin. Cover the area with a t ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Grace Torres-hodges
22 years experience 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 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience Podiatry
A few: 1) oral antifungal agents 2) topical antifungal agents 3) laser 4) any combo of the above 5) folk remedies like Vicks vapor rub, garlic.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Ross
41 years experience Podiatry
Hammertoes: Corns and calluses are a result of contracture of the toes, and plantarflexing of the metatarsals. Hammertoes are a common problem that can result in ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ettinger
48 years experience Podiatry
Topical: Anti fungals like Lamisil (terbinafine) cream work well.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Bernstein
31 years experience Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery
Fungus: Try listerine soaks.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Inwood
34 years experience Podiatry
Bruising: The obvious remedy is to get rid of the tight shoes and socks . This begs the question why you would have something that tight
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ejiro Isiorho
7 years experience Podiatry
Callus: Usually calluses are formed due to increased pressure. To get rid of them may involve orthotics, change in shoegear, or even potentially surgery. Yo ... Read More
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