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A 53-year-old female asked:

i'm 53 years old, i'm starting to get bumps under the bottom of my feet, their hard , what is this? and how do i get rid of it?

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Dr. Stuart Winkler
Nephrology and Dialysis 48 years experience
Bumps on feet: There are a number of causes of lumps and bumps on the bottom of your feet. These include tumors called planter fibromas, increased connective tissue a problem called Dupuytren's Contracture, plantar warts, athlete's foot caused by fungal infections, cysts, fatty tumors, neuromas. If they persist you should see a foot doctor (podiatrist) for diagnosis and treatment.

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A 40-year-old member asked:

What could this white hard spots on the bottom of my feet be? How to get rid of them?

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Dr. Hubert Lee
Podiatry 11 years experience
Have them evaluated: It's hard to say without more information. It could be a wart, callus, porokeratosis, or something else. Treatment would depend on the specific condition. Please have the spots evaluated.
A 38-year-old member asked:

My feet is having lots of cramp lately. How do I get rid of it?

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Dr. Jeffrey Kass
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Try wearing arch : Supports, make sure you are well hydrated. You can eat a banana a day in case your potassium was low and take a magnesium supplement, in the event that was low.
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What should be done to get rid of the fat in my feet?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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No selective loss: You cannot preferentially lose fat from one specific area of the body (naturally). However, overall weight loss will contribute to loss over different body areas.
A 37-year-old member asked:

What is an easy way to get rid of the callusis on my feet?

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File them : With a pumice stone, a pedegg or the likes.
A 38-year-old member asked:

How to get rid of tiny white bumps on the heels of my feet?

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Dr. Marc Feder
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Probably nothing. : If the white bumps are along the heel margins and only noticeable when pushed upwards against the bottom of the heel, then they are inconsequential fat globules that squeeze out from behind an enmeshment of tissue that contains them.

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