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Marlton, NJ
A 49-year-old female asked:

A painful callous on bottom of pinky toe i've clipped off with sterile nail clippers numerous times over the years painful when it returns?

3 doctor answers3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
Podiatry 29 years experience
See a foot doc: You get the callous due to friction. If you can elimikinate the friction or that which is rubbing you can solve your problem once and for all.
Dr. Jeffrey Bowman
39 years experience
Likely: The position of the end of bone is getting more friction thus the callus. Many treatments available.
Dr. Payam Rafat
Podiatry 23 years experience
Have it evaluated: Some causes of corns or calluses include: friction, pressure, repetitive trauma, and a limitation of joint motion. You may benefit with the use of a special topical moisturize and the use of a pumice stone or an emory board. Consult with your podiatrist and determine the best approach for you.

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Last updated Sep 11, 2018

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