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Doctor insights on: Corn On A Foot

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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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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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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?

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 more

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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

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 more

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What's a good way to cure corn/callous on foot help?

What's a good way to cure corn/callous on foot help?

Corns/callus: Try removing any added stress in those areas. Padding can be helpful along with changes in footwear. Evaluation by a podiatrist would be beneficial. ...Read more

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What to do if I have a corn on my foot, please help?

Change shoes.: A "corn" is a hard calloused tissue that grows on a toe in response to abnormal friction. Depending on the location of the problem, larger or different style shoes may help alleviate the pain and prevent the "corn" from reoccurring. If you are able, gently file the hard skin with an emery board to remove some of the dead skin. Don't use sharp items or acid containing dressings. ...Read more

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Is there a good way for me to remove the root of corn on my foot?

Is there a good way for me to remove the root of corn on my foot?

Root Myth: Many people think that corns have a root like a plant and if removed problem goes away. Actually, a corn forms from a response of skin to excessive pressure or friction. This can be from a shoe, an enlarged bone or a deformity causing this abnormal pressure. The only way to permanently eliminate the corn is if the underlying cause of this pressure or friction is eliminated. Consult with podiatrist. ...Read more

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How do I treat a corn on my foot? I have a corn or a caluis on my 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

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How do I get rid of a corn on my foot?

Easy: Corn in the foot is one of the most common condition ( and annoying ) that cause pain in the foot. If over the counter medications are not helping simple removal in your doctor ( or dpm ) is the cure. ...Read more

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How does a doctor remove a corn from your foot?

How does a doctor remove a corn from your foot?

Cuts away dead skin: A doctor removes a corn by first cleaning the skin well. He may numb up the area with a lidocaine-type anesthetic if it looks like there may be pain involved. Then, he shaves away the dead skin forming the corn and callus, using a sharp scalpel blade. ...Read more

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