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treating soft corns between toes

A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Bowman
37 years experience in Podiatry
Corns: Can turn brown if have had no treatment to them. Do not use otc acids, see a podiatrist.

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A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Perumunda Sharma
47 years experience in Emergency Medicine
Corn removal.: It could be tricky. See a podiatrist.
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A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience in Pathology
Shoes: The corns are due to excessive pressure and friction between the toes. You ought to get better fitting shoes. You may apply salicylic acid cream, ava ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience in Podiatry
File with an Emory: Board. Make sure shoes are not tight. Keep in mind bony prominences along with friction cause corns, see a foot doc to discuss permenant corrections.. ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ellen Wenzel
13 years experience in Podiatry
All different: Hammertoes are the contracture of the lesser digits. Bunions as the lay person describes them is the deformity of the great toe as it begins to turn t ... Read More
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brandon Macy
40 years experience in Podiatry
Turf toe is more of : A sprain of the ligaments around that joint. Spurring around the joint is something that develops gradually over time and reduce the available range ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Doug Mason
32 years experience in Podiatry
Maybe...: this is a hard question to answer because the two problems don't occur together all the time. Flat feet is not a good term. Upon walking, everyone's f ... Read More
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience in Podiatry
Location.: Plantar fascitiis is a broad banded ligament that starts at the heel and runs under the foot and attaches by the bases of the toes. Metatarsalgia occu ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Sheskier
38 years experience in Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery
A corn or the start: A "bunion" is a street term for hallux valgus, an angular deformity of the great toe that makes a prominence on the inner aspect of the foot. A "corn ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Scott Keith
43 years experience in Podiatry
Not Quite.: Having an athletes foot infection does constitute a diagnosis of diabetes. To remove all doubt, consult with a family physician for clarification.
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stephen Read
36 years experience in Family Medicine
Foot fungus: You most likely have a fungal infection called Athletes foot or tinea pedis. Get some Lamisil (terbinafine) or Lotrimin cream OTC and use it twice da ... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffery VanYperen
11 years experience in Podiatry
Saran wrap: Yep, just rub the cream on and cover it with Saran wrap. I would be careful about putting a lot of moisturizer between the toes though--you could be ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Schneider
23 years experience in Preventive Medicine
Similar : Both corns and calluses are thickened skin due to pressure and are similar. Calluses are generally on the bottom if the foot in areas of pressure. Cor ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ettinger
48 years experience in Podiatry
Prosthetic: Shoes fit an artificial limb. Orthotic shoes are any shoe that holds an othotic.
A 47-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience in Podiatry
I would try: And orthotic with a first ray cut out and forefoot posting.
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A 73-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Hettinger
35 years experience in Podiatry
See a podiatrist: Corns are callouses on the toes and are caused mainly by shoe irritation over a period of time. They can just be trimmed by a podiatrist, but will us ... Read More
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Glenn Aufseeser
8 years experience in Podiatry
Heel spurs dont hurt: Plantar fasciitis is a painful inflammation of the plantar fascia. When i get an xray of the foot for plantar fasciitis, i commonly see a heel spur. ... Read More
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Phillip Goebel
15 years experience in Emergency Medicine
Podiatrist: Try a podiatrist. It sounds like your toe is bothering you enough to get a second opinion.
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience in Podiatry
Without : Seeing your toes you did mention swelling and soreness .....so it is possible there is mechanical irritation but other possibilities could include inf ... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rajeev Sehgal
24 years experience in Podiatry
Cysts: The bumps along the tendons may be ganglion cysts which form from tendon sheaths that become inflamed. Anti inflammatory meds and rest can help
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Newman
31 years experience in Podiatry
Only in name: Foot fungus and athlete's foot refer to the same fungal infection of the skin of the feet. It is known as tinea pedis.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ellen Wenzel
13 years experience in Podiatry
Nail changes: Nail changes can be the result of how your nails form or can be the result of trauma or systemic related. See a physician who can evaluate your histor ... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
52 years experience in Infectious Disease
Wear shoes: You've really provided your own answer. Wear shoes for a couple of months and keep your toes clean and dry. If the problem persists after that, see a ... Read More

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