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Doctor insights on: Home Remedies From The Cupboard For Calluses And Corns

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What are home remedies for curing corns and calluses?

What are home remedies for curing corns and calluses?

Lotion or surgery. : Corns and calluses occur because of pressure points. Surgery can fix this, but if you're not ready for that, trimming them down and regular use of lotion may soften them to the point they don't bother you. You can also try larger shoes that don't rub against the painful areas! offloading orthotics can also help: see your podiatrist for casting. ...Read more

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Callous (Definition)

Callus is a noun meaning a localized thickening of the skin, and a verb meaning to form that skin thickening (especially on the palm of a hand or the sole of a foot, caused by repeated pressure or friction). Callous has a meaning related to callus, but callous is not used to describe skin. As an adjective, it means toughened or unfeeling. As a verb, it means to make or ...Read more


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What are some home remedies to deal with corns and calluses?

What are some home remedies to deal with corns and calluses?

Soaking, Pumice: Stay away from store bought corn pads which contain acid. They may taken off the corn but also take away good skin which can create ulcers and bone infection. The best home remedy is to soak the corns and rub them off with a pumice or callus file. Also need to moisturize the skin to reduce friction when walking which increase the frequency of callus formation. ...Read more

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What are some good home remedies for corns on your feet?

What are some good home remedies for corns on your feet?

Friction: Corns normally come from rubbing and friction. Shaving them down normally provides temporary relief only. Longer lasting relief can be accomplished by eliminating the rubbing against a shoe with padding or shoe changes and sometimes even surgical repair of the toe so it doesn't rub anymore. ...Read more

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What are some home treatments to get rid of corns and calluses?

What are some home treatments to get rid of corns and calluses?

Avoiding pressure: Corns and calluses occur due to localized pressure built up between bony prominence of adjacent toes, or from outside pressure over bony prominence. In non diabetic patients, gentle use of pumice stone after shower, wider shoes, otc toe separators, inserts, metatarsal pads are some treatments one can try. Diabetic patients should see a doctor. ...Read more

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Toe bruising from tight shoes and socks. Any good home remedy for this?

Toe bruising from tight shoes and socks. Any good home remedy for this?

Bruising: The obvious remedy is to get rid of the tight shoes and socks . This begs the question why you would have something that tight ...Read more

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What's a simple, cheap treatment for my calluses and corns?

What's a simple, cheap treatment for my calluses and corns?

Many: If you are healthy, there are over the counter treatments that are safe such as pads designed to thin the problem area and devices to thin the skin (pumice stone, etc.). It is best to use in or immediately after showering. Often, visits to the doctor every 3-6 mo. Will take away the pain by shaving the areas down (it doesnt hurt). ...Read more

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What are some good home remedies for getting rid of calluses on your feet?

See below: Soak in warm soapy water and then use a callous file or pumice ston the remove the callouses. After use a good lotion. ...Read more

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What are some home remedies for the treatment of foot fungus?

What are some home remedies for the treatment of foot fungus?

Since topical : Antifungals are so readily avialable and are effective - that is what i recommend. ...Read more

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What are some home remedies to get rid of toe nail fungus?

What are some home remedies to get rid of toe nail fungus?

Maybe?: The reason you hear so many different treatments for toenail fungus is because there is no perfect, sure-fire treatment that works 100% of the time. I've seen vaporub work, as well as other natural oil remedies, but rarely. You can also try laser therapy, antifungal creams, paints, or even oral medications if your doctor deems you healthy enough to take them. ...Read more

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Tried a DIY remedy for toe nail fungus. Remember afterward how porous feet are. Concerned the bleach in the foot soak can affect my breastmilk?

Tried a DIY remedy for toe nail fungus. Remember afterward how porous feet are. Concerned the bleach in the foot soak can affect my breastmilk?

No problem: Bleach in a foot soak will NOT affect your breastmilk. Good luck with the treatment and congratulations on your baby. You are a good mother to be breastfeeding your child and asking questions to be safe. ...Read more

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What are some home remedies can you use for fungus on yellow toenails?

What are some home remedies can you use for fungus on yellow toenails?

None: Hi: sorry but there are no home remedies that have proven successful in curing toe nail fungus infections. Rumors have circulated for years about vicks, tree tea oil, bleach and etc. ...Read more

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Any home remedy recommendation for warts in the face and neck?

Any home remedy recommendation �� for warts in the face and neck?

No: There are no home-made remedies for warts, but there are always some folk tales out there about what might work. The otc wart-removing acids do work on small warts on the face and neck, but one has to be very careful and have a steady hand, so not to get acid on the good skin and cause irritation and discoloration. So, it may be best to have a dermatologist or primary doctor treat the warts. ...Read more

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Are there any home remedies for the first stages of hammer toe?

Are there any home remedies for the first stages of hammer toe?

Try a splint: The early stages of hammertoes have a soft tissue component that causes the toes to contract. A hammertoe splint is useful at this stage. An example can be found at http://www.Ourdoctorstore.Com/schneider/store/item.Asp?Item_id=390&department_id=52. ...Read more

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How can I cure finger nail fungus of the right hand? Ichecked on the internet, but it only speaks of possiblecures for toenail fungus. Are there any home remedies for it?

How can I cure finger nail fungus of the right hand? Ichecked on the internet, but it only speaks of possiblecures for toenail fungus. Are there any home remedies for it?

Not particularly: There are many purported home remedies but a fungal nail infeciton requires oral anti-fungal medication. First you need a proper diagnosis and then treatment. The teatment for finger nail fungus is the same as toe nail fungus only shorter. Many things mimic nail fungus and is not fungus. Bacterial infections can do this. See a dermatologist and get a proper diagnosis and proper treatment. ...Read more

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Is there a home remedies to get rid of plaque on my teeth?

Is there a home remedies to get rid of plaque on my teeth?

Yes: A very simple solution: brush and floss properly and thoroughly. Have your teeth cleaned at least every 6 months. If you are unsure as to how to do this, see your dentist. ...Read more

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How can you remove a facial wart on the nose with home remedys?

How can you remove a facial wart on the nose with home remedys?

Thuja occidentalis: In the 19th century thuja was in common use as an externally applied tincture or ointment for the treatment of warts, ringworm and thrush. "an injection of the tincture into venereal warts is said to cause them to disappear.". ...Read more

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How can I safely remove corns from the bottom of foot?

How can I safely remove corns from the bottom of foot?

Corns: Corns are essentially focal areas of dry, thick, calloused skin. Otc corn pads use salicylic acid to dissolve them away. Also use of a foot file or pumice stone can help mechanically remove them. May want to see your doctor to make sure they are not plantar warts--they can resemble a corn. ...Read more

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What is the best home remedy or ingredients i can get from drugstore to eliminate papules on my face?

What is the best home remedy or ingredients i can get from drugstore to eliminate papules on my face?

Benzoyl peroxide: is is a basic first line medication for acne that is OTC and available in different forms, as a wash or as a cream/gel to be applied to the skin after washing. It's main activity is antibacterial, but it does help to open the pores as well. If that is not helpful, then Rx tretinoin or topical or oral antibiotics are usually the next step and can be prescribed by your family MD or dermatologist. ...Read more

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When should a person with corn on his foot stop applying salicylic acid? Or what are the sign of cure of corns on feet while using salicylic acid?

Corns: Corns are caused by a hammer toe and enlarged bone under the corn. Salicylic acid does not cure corns. In fact salicylic acid can burn the skin. If there is a severe vascular problem or neuropathy, the acid can burn through the skin and create an open sore and eventually could expose bone in people who have lost nerve sensation. Professional care is recommended. ...Read more

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Callus (Definition)

A callus is an area of skin that has become toughened, thick, and hard as a result of repeated pressure, friction or other irritation. Most commonly found on the feet due to walking. Generally calluses are not harmful. Calluses can also form on the fingers due to use of writing utensils, musical instruments, or even rock climbing. They are formed by keratinocytes in the ...Read more