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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kathy Robinson
31 years experience Family Medicine
Can take a while: The best way to remove calluses at home is to soak the feet in warm water and use a pumice stone or callus file. You may need to do this daily for a f ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Glynis Ablon
28 years experience Dermatology
That is the dead : skin that you burned and basically killed. If no pain, keep it moist with aquaphor and don't pick it off, let it fall off. If you have scar when it al ... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Janet Kail
27 years experience Podiatry
Wearing high heels: If wearing shoes, especially womens dress heels barefooted, you can create a lot of friction from motion of feet in shoes. If you wear hosiery it wil ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Emily Altman
27 years experience 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 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Scott Keith
43 years experience Podiatry
Callus scratch fever: I take it that's why you put the callus remover on, isn't it? Just be careful not to remove viable flesh while you're at it.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Jarvis
36 years experience Dentistry
No recommended: I know that there are many home remedies out there, but what you really need is time. Cold sores usually last about 2 weeks. If caught early enough, ... Read More
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Fromowitz
18 years experience Dermatology
Irritation: It is likely that the redness you see is residual irritation from the corn/callus remover. Protect the skin from the sun. Apply a moisturizer and Hydr ... 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 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Abscess: If you have an abscess this is a staph infection and needs urgent evaluation in person at the doctor's office.
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Noahleen Betts
18 years experience 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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