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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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I really have callus in my feet. what sholud i do to minimize or to remove it?Is there any natural treatment for it.

Natural callus care: Callus can be removed by using a natural exfoliant such as a sugar scrub after soaking your feet in warm water.Using a loofah, you can scrub your feet with the sugar scrub in the warm water and help rid your feet of callus. I hope this helps. ...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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Which is a good treatment for a sore heel on bottom of foot?

Which is a good treatment for a sore heel on bottom of foot?

Depends: What type of problem is it. It could be plantar fasciitis or just a sore heel. See a podiatrist try using a gel heel cup. ...Read more

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Can you tell me about the best treatment for a sore heel on bottom of foot?

Can you tell me about the best treatment for a sore heel on bottom of foot?

Sore: As dr kass said - is there a sore present or is the heel sore . Two divergent forms of treatment here - we need a lot more info to help ...Read more

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How do u get a callus? Like how do they develop? I have what feels like a hard circle on the bottom of my foot I can feel the outline, is it a callus?

How do u get a callus? Like how do they develop? I have what feels like a hard circle on the bottom of my foot I can feel the outline, is it a callus?

2 B or not 2B callus: Could be a callus. They form from pressure on the skin. Some times shoes (or lack of them) may be the reason. You might consider a foreign body (sliver) or even a wart. These conditions can appear like a callus even to the most trained eye. Best to have a it evaluated. ...Read more

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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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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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