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Dr. Payam Rafat Dr. Rafat
Podiatry
18 years in practice
New York College of Podiatric Medicine
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What can I do for hammer toes, and a corn on second toe?

What can I do for hammer toes, and a corn on second toe?

Treatment 0ptions.: Treatment options for the management of hammertoes include conservative and surgical management. Conservative management options include use of orthotic devices, change in shoe wear, medications such as oral no-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (nsaids), steroid injections, padding of corns and calluses, and splinting and strapping.

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Dr. David Laha Dr. Laha
Podiatry
34 years in practice
California School of Podiatric Medicine at Samuel Merritt University
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Have bunion left foot, hammer toes, and a corn on second toe. How do I fix my feet?

Have bunion left foot, hammer toes, and a corn on second toe. How do I fix my feet?

Usually Surgery: These are structural deformities. Surgery is needed to correct the deformities. Symptoms can be improved with better shoes and supports. See your podiatrist to discuss the options and see what is best for your situation. Dr l.

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Dr. Jeffrey Bowman Dr. Bowman
Podiatry
34 years in practice
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How is a corn under my second toe treated?

How is a corn under my second toe treated?

More info: Is it at tip, middle etc. Corns are a thickening of skin caused by an enlarged bone in most cases but sometimes just from friction. Can have the corn trimmed by podiatrist, padding, surgery. Need to find cause before we treat.

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Dr. Christopher Hendrix Dr. Hendrix
Podiatry
23 years in practice
Des Moines University College of Podiatric Medicine and Surgery
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How to remove corns off toes?

How to remove corns off toes?

Relieve Pressure: Corns and calluses are a result if increase pressure and friction on toes and feet. There are a number of gentle skin softening products available otc that help, along with non-medicated padding. Adjusting and altering shoes to relieve pressure spots helps too. See you pcp or podiatrist for a thorough evaluation. Healthy feet. Dr.H.

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Dr. Mak Yousefpour Dr. Yousefpour
Podiatry
14 years in practice
New York College of Podiatric Medicine
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How would you recommend I cure my corns on my toes?

How would you recommend I cure my corns on my toes?

Surger: Surgery is the only option of removing corns from your toes. Over the counter pads with acids do not work and the lesion will return. Also they cause more harm by damaging the "good" skin of your toes. Corns arise from the pressure caused by the bone deformity and removing this deformity will help. Wider shoes can be used to provide comfort.

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Dr. Lissette Tirado Dr. Tirado
Podiatry
24 years in practice
The Ohio State University College of Medicine
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Why do I have corns on the top of my toes? What causes this?

Why do I have corns on the top of my toes? What causes this?

Corns on toes: You probably have contracted deformities on your toes and the top of the joint are rubbing against the top of the shoescausing the corns. You might be wearing improper she's. See a podiatrist.

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Dr. Janet Kail Dr. Kail
Podiatry
24 years in practice
The Ohio State University College of Medicine
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Do corns between toes turn brown?

Do corns between toes turn brown?

Sometimes: I have seen corns between the toes with a brownish color. This may be due to the normal color of the skin if you are a person of color. Brown skin may also be due to the top layers of skin drying out, could be from medication (if you put betadine on them), could be dried blood which can sometimes look brown. Could be a mole or skin cancer. If you suspect this, see a dermatologist or podiatrist.

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Dr. Jeffrey Kass Dr. Kass
Podiatry
24 years in practice
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How can I remove corns on 2nd toe?

How can I remove corns on 2nd toe?

File with an Emory: Board. Make sure shoes are not tight. Keep in mind bony prominences along with friction cause corns, see a foot doc to discuss permenant corrections...

Dr. Arnold Beresh Dr. Beresh
Podiatry
37 years in practice
The Ohio State University College of Medicine
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How do hammer toes differ from corns?

How do hammer toes differ from corns?

See below: Hammertoes are deformity of the bone. Corns are thickening of the skin which may be caused by the bone deformity.

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Dr. Payam Rafat Dr. Rafat
Podiatry
18 years in practice
New York College of Podiatric Medicine
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What is the cure for corns on my toes?

What is the cure for corns on my toes?

Hammertoe surgery: A hammertoe is an abnormal increased contracture or a bending of the toe joint. This most commonly results from a muscle or tendon imbalance which results from the mechanical and structural changes in the foot that may occur over time in some people. This abnormal bending can lead to abnormal pressure distribution causing a potential development of pain, swelling, blistering, and corns.

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Dr. Marsha Davis Dr. Davis
Internal Medicine
24 years in practice
Medical College of Wisconsin
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Should my toes be red after removing corns?

Should my toes be red after removing corns?

It is possible: From the friction of removing the corns and getting the blood flow going. It should be self resolving

Dr. Joe Griffin Dr. Griffin
Podiatry
12 years in practice
The Ohio State University College of Medicine
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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.

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Dr. Thomas Graziano Dr. Graziano
Podiatry
35 years in practice
Rosalind Franklin University - Chicago Medical School
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How to get rid of corns on toes?

Corns: Corns of your toes are usually a symptom of either an enlarged or malpositioned joint such as that seen with a hammertoe deformity. Shaving the corn only provides temporary relief. If the toe is bent or contracted correction of the toe with surgery to realign it straight is effective at eliminating the corn permanently.

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Dr. David Bloome Dr. Bloome
Orthopedic Surgery
21 years in practice
University of Texas Southwestern Medical School at Dallas
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How to eliminate corns on toes?

How to eliminate corns on toes?

Depends: Corns on toes can be caused by extrinsic (shoewear) and/or intrinsic factors. Eliminating tight shoes is the first step. Corn care with shaving, soaks, and padding can help. Occasionally, surgery is recommended for corns caused from toe deformities that don't respond to nonoperative measures. See a foot specialist for evaluation.

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Dr. Jeffrey Kass Dr. Kass
Podiatry
24 years in practice
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Is there a good way for me to take care of stubborn corns on my toes?

See a podiatrist: Choices are conservative or surgery. Trim corns be mindful of your shoe selection or have surgery and get rid of those stubborn corns forever.

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Dr. Scott Keith Dr. Keith
Podiatry
40 years in practice
University of Illinois College of Medicine
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How to remove black corns from my toes??? It's like black marks that look like corns

Trapped blood.: Black colored skin around the toes can be seen when there has been capillary bleeding. The trapped blood will turn almost black as seen through the skin layers. There can also be pigmentary changes in the skin when extreme abrasive pressure is applied over time. Either way, to remove all doubt, have your foot examined by a specialist.

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Dr. Grace Torres-hodges Dr. Torres-hodges
Podiatry
19 years in practice
New York College of Podiatric Medicine
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What are some ways to get rid of corns on your toes?

Avoid what causes it: Corns/calluses are your skin's way of protecting itself from where there is pressure. If you can determine what is causing the pressure, that's step 1. Some adjunct treatment can include the use of topical keratolytic creams/lotions to remove the dead skin along with items such as pumice stones and emery boards..

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Dr. Thomas Inwood Dr. Inwood
Podiatry
31 years in practice
The Ohio State University College of Medicine
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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!

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Dr. Lori Semel Dr. Semel
Pediatrics
31 years in practice
Ross University School of Medicine
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What is best way to remove corns from between toes? I shave it down but it keeps coming back. Any suggestions?

What is best way to remove corns from between toes? I shave it down but it keeps coming back. Any suggestions?

Corns: Corns are skin growth over areas of increased friction. Most corns can be removed by using corn remover (salicylic acid) and leaving over night, followed by removal of dead skin with a pumice stone. This can take a couple of weeks of every night treatment. Alternatively, they can be removed surgically.

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Dr. Enid Goris Dr. Goris
Podiatry
19 years in practice
New York Institute of Technology New York College of Osteopathic Medicine
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What should I do to get corns off my pinky toe?

Emollients & Pads: Corns are a body's way of responding to constant pressure over a bony area. Therefore, shoe modifications like gel and foam pads are great. Wider shoes with an added bit of emollients like vit a & d oint. Finally, surgery to remove the bony prominence.

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