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How can you remove calluses from feet permanently?

How can you remove calluses from feet permanently?

Callus: Usually calluses are formed due to increased pressure. To get rid of them may involve orthotics, change in shoegear, or even potentially surgery. You can make them less painful with the use of moisturizers after getting your feet wet to the dry/callused areas. Or use of a pumice stone daily after getting your feet wet as well. I would not advise you take a razor to your feet! ...Read more

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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How do I remove hard calluses on my feet?

How do I remove hard calluses on my feet?

Depends on the cause: Many things can cause calluses. Some reasons that one may develop a callus include: friction, pressure, repetitive trauma, and a limitation of joint motion. Some genetic conditions may also cause people to develop calluses on the hands and the feet. Treatment depends on the cause of the problem. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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How to remove corns and calluses on your feet?

How to remove corns and calluses on your feet?

Calluses: Corns/calluses form from friction against the skin, but also moisture is needed. On top of changing shoes and socks, try moisture control by using spray deodorant on your feet. This helps decrease moisture. Also file them down daily in the shower or use Vicks vapor rub to soften them up. Lastly, off-load the areas to take pressure off and prevent reformation. Hope this helps! Good lucks! ...Read more

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Calluses on heels of feet how do you remove them?

Calluses on heels of feet how do you remove them?

Moisturize..: Moisture your heels with lotion daily. Lotions with at least 20% urea will penetrate thicker skin. Also, you can check out heel sleeves that provide help with keeping moisture locked in when used with moisturizers. You could wear them at night. Medical pedicures may benefit you by having a professional remove the calluses for you. Wearing sandals and open-backed shoes also play a role... ...Read more

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How can I remove calluses from my feet and heels?

Calluses: Removing calluses can be performed by simple debrided via a sterile scalpel and burr. Also using chemical debrider agents such as urea can be a painless way of removing your calluses. ...Read more

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What can you do to remove calluses from feet?

What can you do to remove calluses from feet?

Callus: A foot doctor can remove the painful callus. He can then determine what is causing the callus to develop and hopefully come up with a plan to prevent it from returning in the future. ...Read more

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How to remove callous from the bottom of my feet?

How to remove callous from the bottom of my feet?

Scrape or sand.: If very thick you can use a sharp blade to shave this down to pain. If relatively thin there are a number of devices one can purchase at the beauty supply store. Some look like microplane cheese graters and others like coarse blocks of sandpaper. ...Read more

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What can you do to remove calluses from your feet?

What can you do to remove calluses from your feet?

Callus: A foot doctor can remove the painful callus. He can then determine what is causing the callus to develop and hopefully come up with a plan to prevent it from returning in the future. ...Read more

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How to remove warts, calluses, & blisters on feet?

How to remove warts, calluses, & blisters on feet?

Quite broad question: All the conditions you are asking about can be examined by a podiatrist. The cause of each and the appropriate treatment is not the same for all. Warts are viruses resulting in a skin lesion. Calluses/corns are your skin's way of protecting itself from pressure. Blisters are breaks/peels in the skin resulting from friction but can be the result of internal injury/inflammation. Get checked. ...Read more

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How do I remove peeling burning callus feet? I've tried callus remover and it doesn't work. What should I do?

Can take a while: The best way to remove calluses at home is to soak the feet in warm water and use a pumice stone or callus file. You may need to do this daily for a few weeks to get results. Then you may need to repeat it weekly to keep calluses from getting large again. If this does not work then you may need to see a podiatrist for treatment. Good luck, large calluses can be painful. ...Read more

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I really have callus in my feet. What sholud I do to minimize or to remove it? Is there any natural treatment for it.

I really have callus in my feet. What sholud I do to minimize or to remove it? Is there any natural treatment for it.

Natural callus care: Callus can be removed by using a natural exfoliant such as a sugar scrub after soaking your feet in warm water. Using a loofah, you can scrub your feet with the sugar scrub in the warm water and help rid your feet of callus. I hope this helps. ...Read more

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I have small stone like calluses on the balls of my feet to the right/left sides. They cause a lot of pain. Can they be removed surgically?

I have small stone like calluses on the balls of my feet to the right/left sides. They cause a lot of pain. Can they be removed surgically?

Yes: It could be removed surgically although it can recur because it is caused from constant pressure on the dependent spots. After getting surgical removal, consistent use of wart cream (urea 20% for example) could help softening the calluses and decrease the speed of recurrence. Good luck! ...Read more

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I have a callus on each big toe and now one on the ball of my foot. They itch and become painful as they harden. What can I do to remove them?

Proper shoes and: Removal. You need to address the cause of these calluses first, it is likely to be your ill-fitting shoes. The calluses are result of pressure and friction. Once you address the offending shoes, you may consult the site given below for various options for removing the lesions. Http://www. Webmd. Com/skin-problems-and-treatments/understanding-corns-calluses-treatment
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I have a painful callous under my foot. Everytime I walk it hurts. My doctor tried to freeze it and remove it but it came right back. I need advice?

Freezing not a cure: Callouses are caused by excess pressure. The best way to deal with painful callouses is custom orthotics- and occassional debridement (scraping) the callous by a podiatrist. ...Read more

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I have two bumps/calluses on top of my big toes on both feet. What's the cause for this? How do I remove it? They don't hurt but they are sticking out

Corns/calluses: Often these come from consistent rubbing over time. Check the shoes you frequently wear for contact areas which match up with these. There are OTC treatments from abrasion techniques to cushions. Best to see the professional -- the Podiatrist for accurate diagnosis and treatment options. You will be glad you did. Best of luck. ...Read more

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How do I remove a painful callus underneath my toe?

You can: Try a medium coarse file. I suggest you see a podiatrist. ...Read more

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Best way to remove callus on toe?

Depends: If t he thick, hard skin is on the bottom or top of the toe try a good lotion to smooth it or use a pumice stone th remove some of the skin layers. ...Read more

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How to remove a callus on bottom of big toe?

See a foot doctor: A foot doctor can give you a accurate diagnosis to determine if it is callus and can the debride it if necessary. ...Read more

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Pain on ingrown toenail site after surgery a few months later callus was removed but still painful why is this?

Pain on ingrown toenail site after surgery a few months later callus was removed but still painful why is this?

Have it looked at.: You may still have a piece of nail in the corner or a recurrence of the problem. You may want to have a permanent procedure to remove the recurrent ingrown toenail. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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What should I do about callus that is building up on the area where my ingrown toenail was removed? How can I remove it by myself?

? scar: Dead skin can build up there
soak it frequently and apply vick's vaporub to the nails 1-2 x /day
this may help and is not too expensive and no sig potential side effects \if that does not work seek consult with the person who did your surg. ...Read more

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What are the causes of toenail pain post 10months later phenol was applied why would the toenail and skin still be sore callus was removed?

What are the causes of toenail pain post 10months later phenol was applied why would the toenail and skin still be sore callus was removed?

You should see doc: Who performed procedure to make sure toenail growing in normally. Pain can be from scar tissue, but I am always concerned about infection, trauma and improperly growing nail ...Read more

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What causes an ingrown toenail that has been removed after surgery to continue to be painful phenol was applied callus removed 10months post removal?

What causes an ingrown toenail that has been removed after surgery to continue to be painful phenol was applied callus removed 10months post removal?

Ingrown nail painful: 10 months post removal can be due to few reasons. You may have regrowth of ingrown nail or you may have a matrix cyst formed in corner or slightly more nail may need to be removed to cure your problem. Either way return to your doctor for evaluation. ...Read more

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I have a really bad corn/calluses on my pinky toe and I've been using Apple cider vinegar to remove it but it only seems like it's getting worse.

Maybe not a wart....: A bad corn or callus on a 17 year old, although possible, is not all that common. What is common though, is the possibility of a wart. Callus is formed from pressure applied to the skin over time. The pressure causes the skin to harden for protection. Remove the pressure and the callus goes away. A wart is a virus infection. Although it may go away by itself, don't count on it. ...Read more

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I'm feeling pain underneath my toenail callus was removed by a podaitrist on the site where I had an ingrown nail removed but still sore underneath?

I'm feeling pain underneath my toenail callus was removed by a podaitrist on the site where I had an ingrown nail removed but still sore underneath?

Visit pr call: The podiatrist who did the procedure as that doc should be familiar with your toe and be able to help you. Best. ...Read more

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What causes my toe to be painful after 5months later after toenail surgery phenol was applied to the site callus has been removed but still sore why?

What causes my toe to be painful after 5months later after toenail surgery phenol was applied to the site callus has been removed but still sore why?

Causes for pain are:: 1: possibly all nail/its root may not have been removed;
2: recurrence from its root (matrix);
3: possible injury to the toe during healing period can delay the healing;
4: maybe a low grade infection is causing persistence of the pain.
See your surgeon and if no improvement then get a second opinion. But phenol can result in local injury to the tissues which needs more time to heal completely. ...Read more

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


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