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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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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 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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Treating Bunions, Calluses & Corns (Checklist)

Wear shoes that are wide in the toe box that don't rub on the bunion
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Try shoe changes and padding before having bunion surgery
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Try custom-made functional orthotics to prevent bunions from worsening
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I had a callus on my foot that i peeled and it has spread over the bottom of my foot. Its dry and painful with cracks and splits. Will gold bond heal?

I had a callus on my foot that i peeled and it has spread over the bottom of my foot. Its dry and painful with cracks and splits. Will gold bond heal?

Please see: Please see your dermatologist for evaluation and to discuss treatment options. Your dermatologist can give you a better treatment than gold bond. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of a callous on the bottom of my foot.?

How can I get rid of a callous on the bottom of my foot.?

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 more

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Treating Bunions, Calluses & Corns (Checklist)

Wear properly fitted shoes
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Try a bunion splint to reduce joint pressure
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See a podiatrist
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Treating Bunions, Calluses & Corns (Checklist)

Don't wear shoes that rub them
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Use silicon gel pads or moleskin donuts to keep pressure off
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Try OTC salicylic acid and filing to decrease callus
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See podiatrist if nothing works—it can sometimes be an easy fix
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How to remove callous from the bottom of my feet ?

How to remove callous from the bottom of my feet ?

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 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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