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A 25-year-old male asked:

I recently just started running again and i keep getting corns on my outer pinky toe on the left foot. always happens to the same foot in the same spot. besides buying looser shoes is there anything else i can do to help prevent this issue?

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 51 years experience
Corn pad: You may apply a corn pad, available over the counter, to the site to prevent friction. You may also use sallicylic acid cream to soften the lesion and scrap the excess tissue.
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