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Callous On Bottom Of Foot
Toes on 1foot go red, numb, hot and tingly when standing in the afternoon. I have slipped disc L4/L5. Also have callous on bottom of foot. ?
Unrelated: Slipped disc at L4/5 can cause numb and tingly toes is the disc is compressing a nerve. It does not cause red and hot toes. A slipped disc compressing a nerve also tends to cause radiating pain, numbness and tingling and not typically only symptoms in the toes only. Callouses on the bottom of foot is certainly not related to the slipped disc at L4/5. ...Read more
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
Callus: A painful callus can arise over areas of increased friction or pressure. Try to offload the painful area with some type of over the counter padding. Also, topical therapies that contain urea or salycilic acid can be helpful to thin out the thickened callus. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depends on cause: Calluses can be caused by several issues, including friction, pressure, issues with the oil and sweat glands, and poor foot mechanics. It is important to discover the cause to guide proper treatment. I recommend you see a podiatrist for evaluation and treatment. ...Read more
See a podiatrist: Who will remove it for you and offer you possible ways to avoid it growing back. ...Read more
Scrape or sand.: If very thick you can use a sharp blade to shave this down to pain. If relatively thin there are a number of devices one can purchase at the beauty supply store. Some look like microplane cheese graters and others like coarse blocks of sandpaper. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My husband has a spot on the bottom of his foot that looks like a callous but it has a whole in the middle of it with a black drainage that has a bad odor?
6 year old has white round callous skin patch on bottom of big toe & center feels tough. Ulcer? Feet tingle frequently. Diabetic?
Severall things: First get some very good shoes and ones the right size and with very good support. Next, treat the corn and calluses with softening agents and wear padding over the areas in question. Next use an apporpriate emory, rasp, drimmel, or other device to pare, currette or file down the hard lesions. You may need special orthotics and to see a foot/ankle orthopedist or podiatrist. Correct defects. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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