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I have 3 callous that have become painful and have tried the acid discs. Is there a faster better remedy for removing these?

I have 3 callous that have become painful and have tried the acid discs. Is there a faster better remedy for removing these?

Podiatrist has more: Tools at his disposal for treating calluses, especially if u r diabetic or have poor circulation. Can also recommend footwear to prevent forming calluses. ...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'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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Callus under palm of foot i've gotten pedicures, and i continue to trim down the callus and it continues to bring pain in my foot about 2 weeks after the treatment. Is there anything i can do to get rid of it, or what am i doing wrong?

Callus under palm of foot i've gotten pedicures, and i continue to trim down the callus and it continues to bring pain in my foot about 2 weeks after the treatment.  Is there anything i can do to get rid of it, or what am i doing wrong?

NEED FOR CUSHION!: Most shoes aren't always what is bad, usually it's the crummy insoles they come with! there are many possibe reasons that you may have pain in the foot, but try cushioning arch supports like spenco polysorb cross-trainers(http://www.Spenco.Com/products/footcare/poly-sorb). If these don't help, see a podiatrist.... Surgery may help too, depending on a accurate diagnosis. ...Read more

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What is the best home remedy for mole removal?

What is the best home remedy for mole removal?

NONE: In order, not to miss a serious malignancy, the melanoma all moles after removal biopsy must be done , only a physician can do and no home remedy for moles , and no one should attempt ...Read more

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Does laser hair removal actually work in reducing/killing hair growth & if so does the home remedy tria laser work just as well?

Does laser hair removal actually work in reducing/killing hair growth & if so does the home remedy tria laser work just as well?

Laser Hair Removal: Yes, laser hair removal can be very effective in reducing unwanted hair. At home hair removal products do not really work well compared to the top of the line laser hair removal machines you find at physicians' offices. ...Read more

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

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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Is there a good home remedy ways to get rid of corns..?

Is there a good home remedy ways to get rid of corns..?

Callus: A callus can be normal due to increase pressure. You can try using moisturizer cream to your feet after drying them from a shower/bath, you can try an over the counter pumice stone as well to help soften and get rid of the hardened skin. If you are diabetic or if there is still pain a referral to a podiatrist may help! ...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


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