A 47-year-old member asked:
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what puts someone at risk for corns?

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Dr. Morris Westfried
45 years experience Dermatology
Bone changes: Constant pressure from i'll fitting shoes puts pressure on bones that produce protective thickening of skin. Shoes must fit properly and underlying bone amy need to be treated of necessary by podiatrist.
Answered on Apr 15, 2013
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Dr. Arnold Beresh
40 years experience Podiatry
Many things: One of the most common things is wearing tight shoes. You may also have deformities of the toes called hammertoes which can create pressure on the shoe and cause a corn.
Answered on Jun 2, 2012
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