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Callus On Bottom Of Toe
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
I have calluses on the bottom of both of my big toes, no matter what shoes i run in(even with out any) i still get them, now one of them is getting pa?
See a podiatrist...: These calluses may be related to a biomechanical condition called hallux limitus. If the big toe can't bend "up" during activities as much as it should, more pressure will be placed at the bottom of the big toe causing calluses. There MAY also be a small "extra" bone (a sesamoid bone) at the bottom of the joint. An x-ray will tell. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
A painful callous on bottom of pinky toe I've clipped off with sterile nail clippers numerous times over the years painful when it returns?
6 year old has white round callous skin patch on bottom of big toe & center feels tough. Ulcer? Feet tingle frequently. Diabetic?
Have it evaluated.: Some causes of callus formation include: friction, pressure, repetitive trauma, and a limitation of joint motion. Some genetic conditions may also cause people to develop calluses on the hands and the feet. Other conditions such as warts, which result from a viral infection may be confused with calluses. Have it evaluated in order to identify the cause. The underlying cause should be addressed. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
My big toes bend inward from the middle of toe and seem to bend more as I get older with a callus on the side where it bends. Why is this?
I have calluses on both of my outer big toes and i would like them to be removed for good. How can I do this? I have had them for years.
You probably have a : Prominent MTP joint on the inside of your big toe or possibly an early bunion. Depending on the deformity you can have a complex bunion resection or a simple cheilectomy "bumpectomy". I would have a orthopaedist or foot specialist evaluate you to go through your options with you. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Warts: Calluses are usually due to excessive pressure against a particular bone. Calluses on top of the big toes may be due to the toes rubbing against the shoes or they may be warts. If they are "strange" and have little black dots in them, then they are probably warts. You can get them evaluated and treated by a podiatrist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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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