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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Scott Keith
43 years experience Podiatry
It's the shoes....: The theory is not all that complicated. Corns, or other descriptives of hard skin, are the result of pressure. normal skin gets trapped in-between two ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Glenn Aufseeser
8 years experience Podiatry
See a podiatrist: I would recommend evaluation by a podiatrist or dermatologist. They should be able to help you.
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Morris Westfried
45 years experience Dermatology
Bone changes: Constant pressure from i'll fitting shoes puts pressure on bones that produce protective thickening of skin. Shoes must fit properly and underlying bo ... Read More
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Payam Rafat
21 years experience Podiatry
Pumice Stone: Try using a pumice stone. If you are diabetic or have poor circulation, you should have it taken care of by your podiatrist.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ellen Wenzel
13 years experience Podiatry
Corns: Thickening of skin over areas of prominence on the tops of the toes.
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
40 years experience Podiatry
Many ways: Corns can be trimmed and padded. Toe splints can be used to stop the toes from rubibng each other or on the top of the shoes. Surgery can also be per ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Slade Suchecki
17 years experience Family Medicine
Depends: If not causing pain, you don't have to. If you choose to, there are over the counter corn removers that use acid, there are pumice stones too. If nec ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Tight shoes?: If you are wearing shoes that are too tight – correct that. A pedorthist can help with finding appropriate shoes. Corns are often treated with pads ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Eastern
43 years experience Dermatology
Painful bumbs: Corns are painful bumps on the feet, usually at pressure points, or in between toes ("soft corns"). They are often caused by tight shoes or excessive ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Enid Goris
22 years experience Podiatry
Emollients & Pads: Corns are a response to pressure within your shoes over a bony prominence. Therefore, gel or foam accommodations is one easy approach. Then of course ... Read More
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