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Can a corn be on the bottom of the foot hidden under 1 toe?

Can a corn be on the bottom of the foot hidden under 1 toe?

Yes and no: Corns are caused by pressure on bony prominences. This is possible if the corn is located on an area that gets lots of pressure. If the lesion is in the crease of the toe, it could be a wart instead. Warts are viral infections caused by puncture wounds. Warts are more painful than corns especially when compressed from side to side. Seek a foot specialist or dermatologist for help. ...Read more

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Toes are the digits at the ends of the feet, most people have 10 and they normally ...Read more


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What can cause the painful corns on our toes and feet?

What can cause the painful corns on our toes and feet?

Corns: Corns appear both on the top of a toe joint as well as between the toes. The contracture of the toes is usually biomechanical in nature. The between the toes corns are also caused by biomechanics as well as malalignment of the toes with resulting boney spurring. Xrays and an exam by a podiatrist will answer your questions and give you the help you seek. Good luck ! ...Read more

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What do you call two corns on my toes from wearing high heel shoes that rub my feet? What can I use to remove them?

You can file them: With an emory board. The cause however, is usually prominent bones under the skin. A podiatrist can shave those bones and make them smooth again so that the problem should not occur even if you were to wear a shoe that was somewhat tight. ...Read more

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I have small brown raised dots on the bottom of my feet and one on my toe started off with one now I have 10 what could this be ?

I have small brown raised dots on the bottom of my feet and one on my toe started off with one now I have 10 what could this be ?

Plantar warts?: It's really hard to tell from your description. Consider having them checked out by a doc. You could also try a virtual consult here on HealthTap! Good luck! ...Read more

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What's the best way to remove splinter from foot? I have one at the bottom of my foot, close to the toes, and looks to be really deep in.

What's the best way to remove splinter from foot? I have one at the bottom of my foot, close to the toes, and looks to be really deep in.

First confirm: that it is a splinter. Sometimes, warts can look like a splinter. If indeed it is a splinter, which you may know if you stepped on some wood. I would soak the foot first in warm water. The splinter will expand from the soaking, try and squeeze surrounding skin, and grab with a tweezer... ...Read more

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Few years ago had 3 stitches on bottom of my foot, since then one of my toes is stiff and for a few weeks now i get random stabbing pain aroundthescar?

Few years ago had 3 stitches on bottom of my foot, since then one of my toes is stiff and for a few weeks now i get random stabbing pain aroundthescar?

See a podiatrist...: If it truly is scar tissue, you may be given a prescription for topical verapamil cream to reduce the fibrosis. If it is something else, the doctor will be able to determine that as well. There may be a local nerve entrapment causing this type of pain. ...Read more

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I got a deep cut on the bottom of my foot and now one toe is numb. Is this due to a nerve injury?

I got a deep cut on the bottom of my foot and now one toe is numb. Is this due to a nerve injury?

Probably: Nerves carry sensation from the cells receiving a stimulus. If the feeling is lost it is likely that the nerve carrying that sensation has been damaged. Sensation may return with time, but nerves take a long time to heal. ...Read more