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Callus On Foot Hurts
The base of my foot hurts every time i play soccer !? This has been happening for the past 10 months I don't know if it's callus or something else
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
Dear doc.. I think I have a callus in my right foot. It hurts really bad when I walk on it and it is like a big bubble. It is growing. What do I do?
Heel pain: When you have pain at the heel, it could be from several causes. Most common is plantar fasciitis, other causes are stress fracture, nerve impingement, flexor hallus muscle belly inflammation, fat pad atrophy, systemic inflammatory disorders (anklosying spondolitis, reactive arthritis syndrome, etc). Hope that answers your question. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Why not???: You're going to have to offer more information than that. Where on the top, how long, type of pain, duration of pain, swelling. discoloration are all examples of the necessary descriptions for a clear understanding of your problem. What may seem obvious to you is not to others when written. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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