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how to treat corns and calluses on feet

A 30-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
Dr. Wenjay Sung
13 years experience Podiatry
Calluses: Corns/calluses form from friction against the skin, but also moisture is needed. On top of changing shoes and socks, try moisture control by using sp ... Read More
Dr. Jeffrey Bowman
37 years experience Podiatry
Corns and Callus: Corns most common are caused by friction of the skin on the toes and a contracture. Callus usually caused by bones dropping out of position on bottom. ... Read More

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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Libby Putnam
11 years experience Podiatry
Lotion or surgery. : Corns and calluses occur because of pressure points. Surgery can fix this, but if you're not ready for that, trimming them down and regular use of lot ... Read More
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Dr. Jeffrey Cohen
45 years experience Podiatry
Relieve pressure: Corns and callouses are representations of pressure areas on the skin. They will go away if you remove the source of pressure. Unfortunately, with ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Payam Rafat
21 years experience Podiatry
Many possibilities: There are many types and causes of skin rashes. Several types of inflammatory conditions of the skin, allergic reactions, and sometimes bacterial, vi ... Read More
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Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience Podiatry
Could be the : Athletes foot...
Dr. Christopher Hendrix
26 years experience Podiatry
Tinea: It does sound like athletes foot or tinea pedis. You should see your foot specialist for reccs...Hygiene changes, care for your skin and nails, clean ... Read More
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A 54-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 71-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
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
55 years experience General Surgery
Remove them: First try application of over the counter medication, if fails get them removed.
A 29-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 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
40 years experience Podiatry
Friction: Corns and callouses are caused friction but often involves underlying bone spurs.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Howard Fox
41 years experience Podiatry
Corns and callouses: Can't be "ingorwn." they may feel painful and deep, but they don't grow "in." they are usually a symptom of a structural problem of the bones which ca ... 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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