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My son s out side ankle is sticking out a lot tonight he has calluses on the outside ankles a lot and they are usually big but it seems really big ton?

My son s out side ankle is sticking out a lot tonight he has calluses on the outside ankles a lot and they are usually big but it seems really big ton?

I would take him to : A foot doctor. An ankle is an awfully strange place to get callouses which are commonly found on the bottom of the feet. ...Read more

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Callous (Definition)

Callus is a noun meaning a localized thickening of the skin, and a verb meaning to form that skin thickening (especially on the palm of a hand or the sole of a foot, caused by repeated pressure or friction). Callous has a meaning related to callus, but callous is not used to describe skin. As an adjective, it means toughened or unfeeling. As a verb, it means to make or ...Read more


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What does a callous feel like?

What does a callous feel like?

Many patients : Describe it as a bump. It is simply dead skin that has formed. Sometimes it could hurt but not always. ...Read more

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How do I treat calluses?

How do I treat calluses?

Self-care, or doctor: For self-care of calluses, one can try over-the-counter treatments available at most drugstores. Usually, one puts a medicine on the callus to soften it, and later sands or scrapes it down with a rough stone. At a doctor's office, the doctor can shave or currette away thickened dead skin layers. ...Read more

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How do I remove calluses?

Calluses: The classic method is to buy a pumice stone and just file them down. The skin of calluses and very thick and has no nerve tissue, so it is not painful at all. You just have to keep after them and do this on a regular basis. The other approach is to use a combination of dr. Scholl's donut pads to relieve the pressure and to apply a film of salicylic acid (or plaster) on a daily basis to the callus. ...Read more

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How can you treat recurring calluses?

How can you treat recurring calluses?

RECURRING CALLUSES: SEE A PODIATRIST. YOU MAY NEED NEW AND BETTER SHOES! ...Read more

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Where are calluses most commonly found?

Hands, feet: Calluses are a response to repeated pressure and rubbing and are a protective measure by the body. The hands and feet are the sites where these are common. ...Read more

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How to treat calluses in a day?

Your podiatrist: can help with that. I would follow up by seeing a pedorthist so that shoes don't exacerbate the situation. ...Read more

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What do I do to remove callus on my cheek?

What do I do to remove callus on my cheek?

With laser: If you eliminate the cause of callus such as cheek biting, the constant turnover rate of oral tissue will cause the callus to go away by itself. In rare case, laser is the best tool to remove callus without problem of bleeding. ...Read more

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Explain the problems of calluses and corns.?

Explain the problems of calluses and corns.?

Pain, pressure: This is thickening of stratum corneum as protective mechanism for i'll fitting shoes or abnormal bone stricter. These can be thinned with blade but the underlying gait disturbance has to be addressed with padding, corrective footwear , or surgery by a podiatrist if necessary. ...Read more

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Callus (Definition)

A callus is an area of skin that has become toughened, thick, and hard as a result of repeated pressure, friction or other irritation. Most commonly found on the feet due to walking. Generally calluses are not harmful. Calluses can also form on the fingers due to use of writing utensils, musical instruments, or even rock climbing. They are formed by keratinocytes in the ...Read more