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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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Would a podiatrist be able to help get rid of corns on your toes? If so would health insurance pay for the service?
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
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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
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?
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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