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Corn On A Foot
Ointment,change shoe: Soak your feet in warm water, apply an ointment like kerasal, cover with tape or a bandaid over night. That should help soften it and loosen it. Once you get rid of it stop wearing the shoe that is rubbing it. ...Read more
First steps: File it down and apply vicks vapor rub to make it softer. Once fully down, use wider shoes to relieve pressure. Corns/calluses form from moisture, pressure, and repetitive sheer force. To relieve moisture, use spray deodorant daily on feet. If all else fails, then see your doctor for other means. The very last option is surgery. Good luck! hope this helps. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Pretty much...: We start out treating it with sympotmatically, mainly with a type of arch supports. These can be custom made orthotics, made specifically for your individual feet, by seeing a podiatrist. For otc supports, i really like spenco medical products. Try the polysorb cross-trainer, walker-runner or total support styles to get more support in your shoes. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
It : It of course matters where the bony prominence is, but this may represent arthritis in your midfoot. It likely hurts because of the degeneration of the cartilage in the joint and the load your body puts on it with weight bearing. Various treatments, like anti-inflammatory medications, arch supports and sometimes even surgeries to fuse the degenerated joint(s) together can help a lot! sometimes the problem is a tight heelcord and stretching that may help as well. Good luck! ...Read more
Consult a doctor: Without providing a photograph one should be extremely careful with regards to hyperpigmented lesions. While, it can be something so mundane, one must be better safe than sorry. Fungus on the foot is usually scaly skin, sometimes red patchy skin. A newly found patch is likely a dermatitis of some variety. A quick visit to a dermatologist or podiatrist should give you an accurate diagnosis. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Are running shoes wider in toe box? I walk for exercise. Blisters on ball of foot, rubbing on side of feet. Is there a shoe type I should look for?
How about working: With a pedorthist to get the right shoe for you. ...Read more
Several treatments.: You can try over the counter wart removers, but be careful: i've seen them do more harm than good. Other options your doctor might offer include cryotherapy (freezing the wart), electrocautery (burning the wart), laser treatment, or several different topical chemical treatments. If the treatment is typically uncomfortable, your doctor can numb the area before proceeding. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have a callous on the middle top of my foot. Can I use a over-the-counter padding by Dr. Scholls?
Foot Callous: Yes, this type of padding is effective for a callous. ...Read more