A 32-year-old member asked:
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what's a good way to cure corns?

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Dr. Enid Goris
22 years experience Podiatry
Emollients & Pads: Corns are a response to pressure within your shoes over a bony prominence. Therefore, gel or foam accommodations is one easy approach. Then of course applying creams and ointments such as vit a & d oint is a great inexpensive choice. Buying wider shoes is another alternative. If all conservative treatments fail, then surgery can be considered.
Answered on Mar 16, 2014
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Dr. Payam Rafat
21 years experience Podiatry
Depends on the cause: Many things can cause a thickening of the skin. Causes may include: viral infections (warts), friction, pressure, repetitive trauma, and a limitation of joint motion. Some genetic conditions may also cause people to develop calluses on the hands and the feet. Treatment may be conservative or surgical. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment.
Answered on Mar 16, 2014

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