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how to prevent toe callous maceration from socks shoes

A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
28 years experience Podiatry
Wait?: Not sure i agree with "wait" you already have a problem. Crossover toe deformities are usually a structural problem that often can not be treated cons ... Read More
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Dr. David Moats
36 years experience Podiatry
Gels sleeves/splints: There are gel sleeves for the toes to reduce the rubbing of the toe on shoe or the big toe as well as splints to pull the toe down and or over. Howev ... Read More
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A 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Hettinger
36 years experience Podiatry
Pad the toe?: If this is what you are asking, just try a silipos toe pad (large size for the big toe) and that should help quite a bit. You can also have the shoe ... Read More
Dr. Richard Blake
45 years experience Podiatry
Metatarsal Cushion: Some of our patients need that extra room in their shoes because the big toe sticks up too much. Try a spenco insert for that extra cushion but cut ou ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Laha
38 years experience Podiatry
Yes: In our office we usually recommend a good stiff shoe with a thicker sole and good support. Many times adding an over the counter support will make mo ... Read More
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Dr. Vinod Panchbhavi
35 years experience Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery
Appropriate size: Shoe shopping is best done at end of the day. A well fitting shoe should have the insert which can cover a tracing of your foot and should have a deep ... Read More
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Dr. Vinod Panchbhavi
35 years experience Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery
Wide enough: The bottom line for finding a comfortable shoe is shop for them towards the end of the day. Also the insole of the shoe should be larger than the outl ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Rice
36 years experience Podiatry
Blister: Second skin a spenco product at pharmacy.
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ki-Hon Lin
25 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Pinched nerve: This could very well be due to a pinched nerve in your lumbar spine. There are other peripheral nerve compressions which could also cause similar sym ... Read More
A 60-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rick Sayegh
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Support stocking: hypoallergenic support stockings
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
41 years experience Podiatry
May help: Sandals will help to keep the pressure off the toe but will not fix the problem. You may need a bigger shoe if the toe is rubbing or you may need a p ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sarah Benjamin
17 years experience Podiatry
Possibly : Can be. Calluses can be formed from several different reasons. I recommend seeing a podiatrist who can help with different treatment options including ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edward Hellman
29 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Be seen: If you have concerns, I would not hesitate to be seen. An exam and possibly an X-ray will likely show the cause.
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