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Can corns on your foot become infected?

Can corns on your foot become infected?

If ulcerates skin: If they cause a ulceration through the skin (a wound) this can become infected. ...Read more

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How do corns develop on your feet and calluses on your hands formed?

How do corns develop on your feet and calluses on your hands formed?

Lotion or surgery. : Corns and calluses occur because of pressure points. Surgery can fix this, but if you're not ready for that, trimming them down and regular use of lotion may soften them to the point they don't bother you. You can also try larger shoes that don't rub against the painful areas! offloading orthotics can also help: see your podiatrist for casting. ...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 you get rid of painful corns on your feet?

How can you get rid of painful corns on your feet?

File them : Carefully. Keep in mind there are usually bony prominences if on toes an d these can be surgically repaired. ...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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How do you remove corns that are on your pinky toes?

How do you remove corns that are on your pinky toes?

Corns: Can be filed down at home. Once they are under control, you can use a foam or silicone toe spacer or sleeve to delay the problem from recurring. These can be purchased at a drugstore. Also wear wider shoes. Avoid "corn remover pads" as they usually contain salicylic acid which can irritate the area. If you have numbness in the feet, over the counter corn remover acids should never be used. ...Read more

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Can you die or lose your toe due to a infected ingrown toenail?

Can you die  or lose your toe due to a infected  ingrown toenail?

Co-morbidity: In the population over 65, amputations are preceded by wounds on the feet and toes, such as a neglected ingrown toenail. This age group has co morbidity, (additional diagnoses) such as vascular disease and neuropathy. So don't ignore an ingrown toenail, especially if you are older. They are easily treated in the office of any surgeon, podiatrist and many primary care docs, or an urgent care. ...Read more

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Which foot powders can remove the verruca virus from your shoes?

Which foot powders  can remove the verruca virus from your shoes?

None...: I don't know of any powders that can remove (or kill) viral elements from your shoes. You can try a shoe sterilizer, which would be your best bet. http://www.sterishoe.com/. ...Read more

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How do you stop shoes from causing blisters on the backs of your ankles?

How do you stop shoes from causing blisters on the backs of your ankles?

Raise the heel.: You can wear backless shoes, sandals. Or crocks. I suggest you see a podiatrist you may have you may have a very treatable deformity. ...Read more

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Can you bruise the arch on your foot?

Can you bruise the arch on your foot?

Foot injury: A bruise or contusion can occur anywhere trauma (injury) happens. The arch area can be bruised after activities that put stress on the area such as climbing a ladder or stepping on a ledge, especially when barefoot or in soft shoegear. Treatment for a minor contusion would include warm compresses, an ace wrap, and possibly Ibuprofen to decrease pain and inflammation. ...Read more

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How to make blisters on the bottom of your feet not hurt? Heat needle and pierce?

How to make blisters on the bottom of your feet not hurt? Heat needle and pierce?

Vit B2: Riboflavin b2 helps with blister sores. The other product is methionine take 400mg twice daily rebuilds collagen. To relieve pain u can use intenzyme forte cost $15 with biotic research good enzymatic pain killer. ...Read more

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Is it possible to get hypertrophic scars on the soles of your feet/palms of your hands if you've had them elsewhere on your body?

Is it possible to get hypertrophic scars on the soles of your feet/palms of your hands if you've had them elsewhere on your body?

Yes: Hypertrophic scars are usually the result of injury to the skin. They represent an excessive amount of collagen build up in the deeper layer of the skin (the Dermis) during the healing process.rarely occur on the palms. They can occur at the site of a surgical incision, from a serious burn for example. They rarely occur on the palms, and uncommonly on the soles but they have been reported. ...Read more

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Can having hsv-1 cause blisters on feet? one foot? or are the blisters caused by my shoes?

Can having hsv-1 cause blisters on feet? one foot? or are the blisters caused by my shoes?

Not herpes: Although it is possible to get herpes lesions on other parts of the body (called herpes gladiatorum), it is rare and is v. unlikely in your case. Most probably you're body is reacting to the ill-fitting shoes. I would definitely stop wearing the shoes entirely and try to minimize any activity that makes the feet hurt. You need to rest and recover first. Keep off the feet and protect the blisters. ...Read more

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Can corns on your foot become infected?

If ulcerates skin: If they cause a ulceration through the skin (a wound) this can become infected. ...Read more

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Can corns on feet be frozen off?

Can corns on feet be frozen off?

No: If it is indeed a corn, no. It will recur. If it's something else, like a wart, freezing is one option. Regards, Dr. Latva ...Read more

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What is the best way to treat corns on your feet?

What is the best way to treat corns on your feet?

Depends....: Treatments for corns can range from conservative to operative. If an operation is needed the correct operation is based on the character and what is causing the corns. You may want to see an orthopaedic foot and ankle surgeon: www.Aofas.Org. ...Read more

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What can I do for corns on my feet?

What can I do for corns on my feet?

Localized thick skin: Many things can cause a thickening of the skin. Causes may include: viral infections (warts), 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. 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 can I get rid of corns (feet)?

How can I get rid of corns (feet)?

PERMANENT SOLUTION: "Get rid of?" You're seeking a permanent solution? Depending upon the cause, surgery can be performed; for instance, if crooked toes are causing the corns, the toes can be surgically straightened. Consult a podiatrist to see if you are a surgical candidate; not everyone is. Sincerely, Dr. Latva ...Read more

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How can you get rid of corns on your feet?

How can you get rid of corns on your feet?

Corns: Modify your shoegear so there is decreased pressure on the toes or have surgery to remove the enlarged portion of bone causing the problem. ...Read more

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How do I treat corns/ callous under my feet?

How do I treat corns/ callous under my feet?

Severall things: First get some very good shoes and ones the right size and with very good support. Next, treat the corn and calluses with softening agents and wear padding over the areas in question. Next use an apporpriate emory, rasp, drimmel, or other device to pare, currette or file down the hard lesions. You may need special orthotics and to see a foot/ankle orthopedist or podiatrist. Correct defects. ...Read more

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I've corns on feet. How to get rid of these?

I've corns on feet. How to get rid of these?

Podiatrist visit: They need to be debridement painlessly. Shoes that are a bit tight may be the cause coupled with imperfect toes which are all too common ...Read more

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What can you do to get rid of corns on feet?

What can you do to get rid of corns on feet?

Depends....: Treatments for corns can range from conservative to operative. If an operation is needed the correct operation is based on the character and what is causing the corns. You may want to see an orthopaedic foot and ankle surgeon: www.Orthodoc.Aaos.Org/footankle. ...Read more

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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 you get rid of painful corns on your feet?

File them : Carefully. Keep in mind there are usually bony prominences if on toes an d these can be surgically repaired. ...Read more

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How can you quickly get rid of corns on your feet?

See below: Immediate but temporary relief is obtained by trimming or debriding corn. Removing the causative pressure will elilinate problem. This may be accomplished with padding, better fitting shoes or surgery to correct deformity or remove boney prominence which is causing problem. ...Read more

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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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How can I safely remove corns from the bottom of foot?

How can I safely remove corns from the bottom of foot?

Corns: Corns are essentially focal areas of dry, thick, calloused skin. Otc corn pads use salicylic acid to dissolve them away. Also use of a foot file or pumice stone can help mechanically remove them. May want to see your doctor to make sure they are not plantar warts--they can resemble a corn. ...Read more

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What should I do for corns as they keep coming back on my feet..

Corns: In many situations, calluses and corns can be prevented by reducing or eliminating the circumstances that lead to increased pressure at specific points on the hands and feet. Potential preventive measures therefore include the following: wearing well-fitting, comfortable shoes is useful. The idea is to avoid having footgear press on the outside of the fifth toe or pressing the fourth and fifth toe. ...Read more

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Should the person with corns on his foot go for jogging /running?

Should the person with corns on his foot go for jogging /running?

Corns on feet: Corns are a sign of excessive pressure on certain parts of the foot. It may have to do with the type of shoes you are wearing, the bone structure of the foot and whether sensation in your feet works properly. Corns can be painful. These need an evaluation by a podiatrist or orthopedic surgeon to determine cause. Also, plantar warts can look like corns. Please see your dr. For evaluation. ...Read more

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I've had corns on each side of my feet for a few years im to afraid to go to the docs incase its bad because I've left it so long. What should I do?

Don't be afraid: Urea 40% cream or Ammonium Lactate Cream are both very good at softening painful corns and callouses. These can be found over the counter, although it's usually easier to get a prescription. They don't necessarily remove the corns, because they are caused by pressure. Pumice stone and offloading the area with orthotics or wider shoes help. Surgical correction is also sometimes necessary. ...Read more

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How to get rid of corns on my feet permanently?

How to get rid of corns on my feet permanently?

Podiatrist: Corns are a result of Pressure areas. Have an accessment with a Podiatrist and get the pressure areas sorted out. Orthotics may help. Otherwise the corns will come back. ...Read more

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