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What are some ways to get rid of corns on your toes?

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.. ...Read more

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Toes are the digits at the ends of the feet, most people have 10 and they normally ...Read more


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Would a podiatrist be able to help get rid of corns on your toes? If so would health insurance pay for the service?

Yes indeed: Insurance covers surgical correction of the problem...If treated conservatively for temporary relief insurance will usually not cover it and call it routine care..Get it fixed...You will be glad you did... ...Read more

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What is a good treatment for corns on your toes which is not painfulI. Is it possible to have laser surgery?

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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What's the best way to get rid of a corn on your toe ?

Probably surgery: Corns on the toes are as a result of contracture of the toe causing the shoe to rub against it. Hammertoe surgery is the only way to 'get rid of' the problem. There are treatments to accommodate this condition, but only surgery can correct it. ...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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How to get rid of corn like marks on your toes??

How to get rid of corn like marks on your toes??

See a foot doctor: There is some product sold OTC that help with this kind of problem my advise is to see a foot doctor that not only can help with existing problem but can help to prevent more problems from happening good luck ...Read more

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Can you have a corn in between your fourth toe and your pinky toe and if so what can I do to get rid of it?

Yes- common: It is very possible to have a corn between the 4th and 5th toes, usually caused by a bone spur or a toe out of place. A podiatrist can remove the corn but it will return. You can use toe spacers, the gels are better. Last resort- surgery ...Read more

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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. ...Read more

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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. ...Read more

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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... ...Read more