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Corn Feet Treatment
I have warts on my hands nd corns on my feet.I've taken thoosa for the treatment but it didn't work.What else should I do?
Variety of ways: Corns 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. Conservative care include avoiding tight shoes, pressure, friction. Topical creams can help soften but stay away from any medicated pads. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
When should a person with corn on his foot stop applying salicylic acid? Or what are the sign of cure of corns on feet while using salicylic acid?
Corns: Corns are caused by a hammer toe and enlarged bone under the corn. Salicylic acid does not cure corns. In fact salicylic acid can burn the skin. If there is a severe vascular problem or neuropathy, the acid can burn through the skin and create an open sore and eventually could expose bone in people who have lost nerve sensation. Professional care is recommended. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I have many corns in my feet. Been there ever since i was a child. Changing shoes and corn caps never help. How to cure these corns without operation?
Podiatrist can help: rather than waste money on ineffective over-the-counter treatments, you should see a good podiatrist to have these evaluated. Sometimes they are related to contact on underlying bone spurs. Make sure you go to a conservative, high-quality podiatrist since sometimes you could have over aggressive treatment. Ask a local orthopedic foot and ankle specialist who they use for local podiatry care ...Read more
Is there any homeopathic medicine to cure foot corn I am having a foot corn under my foot thumb, I am applying corn/callous removers from last 1 month but its not helping , now from last one week i realized that some more small corns are coming up near
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Corns: Lifestyle modifications is the first step. Try to start with deodorant to your feet after showers and drying them. This helps prevent sweat in feet that could be the underlying cause of corns. Next, trim down the corns with a file or using vicks vapor rub to soften them. Lastly, off-load areas with too much pressure with inserts in your shoes. Hope this helps! ...Read more
Many: If you are healthy, there are over the counter treatments that are safe such as pads designed to thin the problem area and devices to thin the skin (pumice stone, etc.). It is best to use in or immediately after showering. Often, visits to the doctor every 3-6 mo. Will take away the pain by shaving the areas down (it doesnt hurt). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
What is a good treatment for corns on your toes which is not painfulI. Is it possible to have laser surgery?
You Choose.: Treating corns is really straight forward. Trimming the corn may relive the pain temporarily, but there is evidence that this practice actually makes the corn come back faster. Applying pads actually add bulk to the toe, making the shoes actually tighter. Real help lies in taking the pressure off the toe. Either wear larger, better fitting, more accommodating shoes or it's a surgical fix. ...Read more
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