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salicylic acid corn removal

A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Craig Lum
Dr. Craig Lum answered
24 years experience General Surgery
Recurrent corn: First of all, think about why did the corn form on your finger. Very likely there was a lot of stress on that part of your finger. Result is the corn ... Read More

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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Fred Birnbaum
42 years experience Podiatry
Not effective.: Warts are caused by a virus that lives in the deeper part of the skin. Corns and calluses are a reaction of the skin to mechanical irritation, whether ... Read More
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience Podiatry
A corn is : Essentially dead skin accumulated secondary to friction. Acid burns the skin away. When you don't see the corn anymore then stop. I am nota fan of aci ... Read More
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Dr. Bradly Shollenberger
35 years experience Podiatry
Immediately: I don't advise anyone to ever use medicated corn pads. The "medication" is salicylic acid and i can't begin to count the painful burns I have treated ... Read More
Dr. Neil Horsley
36 years experience Podiatry
Corns: Corns are caused by a hammer toe and enlarged bone under the corn. Salicylic acid does not cure corns. In fact salicylic acid can burn the skin. If th ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Ebner
17 years experience Dermatology
Not recommended.: Differin (adapalene) is a topical retinoid medication similar to vitamin a. It is helpful in nearly all cases of acne. If you are using salicylic ac ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Glynis Ablon
28 years experience Dermatology
How many sessions: Right after a laser procedure you can get some ingrown hairs. Sometimes you need a topical antibiotic. Make sure to go see the dermatologist who did y ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
No: It's a small, simpe molecule that will last if stored normally.
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arthur Balin
46 years experience Dermatology
Salicylic acid: Salicylic acid is used for different things. It depends upon what you want to treat. Roman soldiers taped willow bark to their feet to remove callous ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Matt Wachsman
35 years experience Internal Medicine
You don't: but a compounding pharmacy could. Salicylic acid is, indeed, acidic. It is used for burning the skin. It's effects are delayed so even "trying a littl ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
31 years experience Dermatology
Salicylic & Glycolic: You can use the products together. However the two products used together my cause increased dryness or irritation.
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