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Doctor insights on: Calluses On The Feet

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What can you do to remove calluses from your feet?

What can you do to remove calluses from your feet?

Callus: A foot doctor can remove the painful callus. He can then determine what is causing the callus to develop and hopefully come up with a plan to prevent it from returning in the future. ...Read more

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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How do I soften the calluses on my feet?

How do I soften the calluses on my feet?

Try cream: There are many creams that are otc some prescribed and others dispensed by doctors. In general creams that help soften calluses may include, urea, ammonium lactate, salicylic acid, glycerine and many other ingredients. Your doctor can help you decide which one may be best for you. It is important to make sure you do not have any sensitivities to the ingredients. ...Read more

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How do I remove hard calluses on my feet?

How do I remove hard calluses on my feet?

Depends on the cause: So see doctor for evaluation. Make sure shoes are properly fitting. Can soak feet for a few minutes and use a foot file to gradually sand down the callous. Use a moisturizer on the foot to soften it. ...Read more

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How to remove corns and calluses on your feet?

How to remove corns and calluses on your feet?

Calluses: Corns/calluses form from friction against the skin, but also moisture is needed. On top of changing shoes and socks, try moisture control by using spray deodorant on your feet. This helps decrease moisture. Also file them down daily in the shower or use vicks vapor rub to soften them up. Lastly, off-load the areas to take pressure off and prevent reformation. Hope this helps! good lucks! ...Read more

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How can I remove calluses from my feet and heels?

How can I remove calluses from my feet and heels?

Calluses: Removing calluses can be performed by simple debrided via a sterile scalpel and burr. Also using chemical debrider agents such as urea can be a painless way of removing your calluses. ...Read more

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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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What do I do to get rid of calluses on my feet?

Callus: You need to find out why you get them. X-ray by podiatrist would help answer the why then if on bottom of feet custom orthotics may be needed. ...Read more

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What can I do to get rid of these calluses on my feet?

What can I do to get rid of these calluses on my feet?

See below: Use a callous file or pumice stone to scrape down the callouses and then use a good callous cream to hydrate the skin. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of calluses under my feet at home ??? Please Help...

How do I get rid of calluses under my feet at home ???  Please Help...

Try new : clarisonic for feet, it will smooth your skin dramatically . If not smooth enough you may need to see a dermatologist for prescription strength urea. ...Read more

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What to do if I have a callus on my feet and there is a wound in it. How do I get rid of the callus?

Depends on the cause: Many things can cause calluses. Some reasons that one may develop a callus include: viral infections (warts), friction, pressure, repedetive trauma, and a limitation of joint motion. Some genetic conditions may also cause people to develop calluses on the hands and the feet. Treatment depends on the cause of the problem. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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How to remove warts, calluses, & blisters on feet?

How to remove warts, calluses, & blisters on feet?

Quite broad question: All the conditions you are asking about can be examined by a podiatrist. The cause of each and the appropriate treatment is not the same for all. Warts are viruses resulting in a skin lesion. Calluses/corns are your skin's way of protecting itself from pressure. Blisters are breaks/peels in the skin resulting from friction but can be the result of internal injury/inflammation. Get checked. ...Read more

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What can I do if my dad has ingrown corns and callus on his feet. Help?

What can I do if my dad has ingrown corns and callus on his feet. Help?

Pressure : Callouses develop when there is too much pressure and friction in the area of the foot. First par it down with a file. Then use spray deodorant (the armpit kind) to decrease sweat, this decreases friction. If that doesn't help, try otc inserts from a drug store to help off-load callus area. If fail, he may have a foot deformity or other pathology. Lastly, see a podiatrist. Hope that helps! ...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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I have a lot of calluses on my feet. Im standing probably between 10-12 hours a day. Is it caused by my shoes? How can I prevent calluses for good?

I have a lot of calluses on my feet. Im standing probably between 10-12 hours a day. Is it caused by my shoes? How can I prevent calluses for good?

Possibly : Can be. Calluses can be formed from several different reasons. I recommend seeing a podiatrist who can help with different treatment options including prescription ointments to custom orthotics. Don't let them go to long without care, they can lead to ulcers. ...Read more

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I have corns and calluses on my feet, and sometimes suffer from athletes foot. The sides of my feet are bright pink in colour and flaky, what is it?

I have corns and calluses on my feet, and sometimes suffer from athletes foot. The sides of my feet are bright pink in colour and flaky, what is it?

Tinea: It does sound like athletes foot or tinea pedis. You should see your foot specialist for reccs...Hygiene changes, care for your skin and nails, cleaning your socks and shoes, topical and possibly oral antifungal meds ! happy feet. -dr.H-. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of calluses on my feet from wearing ill fitting shoes?

How do I get rid of calluses on my feet from wearing ill fitting shoes?

Use a pumice stone: You can use a pumice stone or an emery board if you are not diabetic and you have good circulation. ...Read more

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I am a diabetic. Is this pain in my feet normal? I can barely walk at times... I am a diabetic and I have calluses on my feet. They are located in the center area right below my toes. I've had them for a few years now. They neve were bad , but this passed

I am a diabetic. Is this pain in my feet normal? I can barely walk at times... I am a diabetic and I have calluses on my feet. They are located in the center area right below my toes. I've had them for a few years now. They neve were bad , but this passed

Depends on the cause: Many things can cause calluses. Some reasons that one may develop a callus include: viral infections (warts), friction, pressure, repedetive trauma, and a limitation of joint motion. Some genetic conditions may also cause people to develop calluses on the hands and the feet. Treatment depends on the cause of the problem. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...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