A 36-year-old female asked:
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i have small stone like calluses on the balls of my feet to the right/left sides. they cause a lot of pain. can they be removed surgically?

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Dr. Jisun Cha
Dr. Jisun Cha answered
11 years experience Dermatology
Yes: It could be removed surgically although it can recur because it is caused from constant pressure on the dependent spots. After getting surgical removal, consistent use of wart cream ( urea 20% for example) could help softening the calluses and decrease the speed of recurrence. Good luck !
Answered on Nov 7, 2019
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