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Doctor insights on: Home Remedies For Removing Corns Callouses On Feet

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How do I treat corns/ callous under my feet?

How do I treat corns/ callous under my feet?

Severall things: First get some very good shoes and ones the right size and with very good support. Next, treat the corn and calluses with softening agents and wear padding over the areas in question. Next use an apporpriate emory, rasp, drimmel, or other device to pare, currette or file down the hard lesions. You may need special orthotics and to see a foot/ankle orthopedist or podiatrist. Correct defects. ...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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Is there any homeopathic medicine to cure foot corn I am having a foot corn under my foot thumb, I am applying corn/callous removers from last 1 month but its not helping, now from last one week I realized that some more small corns are coming up near

Is there any homeopathic medicine to cure foot corn I am having a foot corn under my foot thumb, I am applying corn/callous removers from last 1 month but its not helping, now from last one week I realized that some more small corns are coming up near

Lotion or surgery. : Corns and calluses occur because of pressure points. Surgery can fix this, but if you're not ready for that, trimming them down and regular use of lotion may soften them to the point they don't bother you. You can also try larger shoes that don't rub against the painful areas! Offloading orthotics can also help: see your podiatrist for casting. ...Read more

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I have foot calluses or corns. Can I cut them off myself?

I have foot calluses or corns. Can I cut them off myself?

Not adbisable: You can soften them sand them off no knives and be careful they are hard to shave off without injury even in trained hands you can see a podiatrist wear looser shoes. ...Read more

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How do you get rid of corns and calluses that are on your feet?

How do you get rid of corns and calluses that are on your feet?

Relieve pressure: Corns and callouses are representations of pressure areas on the skin. They will go away if you remove the source of pressure. Unfortunately, with deformities like hammertoes it's hard to remove all pressure of shoes. When they develop despite change in footwear and are painful, the hammertoes or other bony prominences should be corrected surgically. ...Read more

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How do corns develop on your feet and calluses on your hands formed?

How do corns develop on your feet and calluses on your hands formed?

Lotion or surgery. : Corns and calluses occur because of pressure points. Surgery can fix this, but if you're not ready for that, trimming them down and regular use of lotion may soften them to the point they don't bother you. You can also try larger shoes that don't rub against the painful areas! Offloading orthotics can also help: see your podiatrist for casting. ...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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I have corns inside foot calluses. What do I do?

Remove them: First try application of over the counter medication, if fails get them removed. ...Read more

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What can I do if my dad has ingrown corns and callus on his feet. Help?

What can I do if my dad has ingrown corns and callus on his feet. Help?

Pressure : Callouses develop when there is too much pressure and friction in the area of the foot. First par it down with a file. Then use spray deodorant (the armpit kind) to decrease sweat, this decreases friction. If that doesn't help, try otc inserts from a drug store to help off-load callus area. If fail, he may have a foot deformity or other pathology. Lastly, see a podiatrist. Hope that helps! ...Read more

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I have corns and calluses on my feet, and sometimes suffer from athletes foot. The sides of my feet are bright pink and flaky, what is it?

I have corns and calluses on my feet, and sometimes suffer from athletes foot. The sides of my feet are bright pink and flaky, what is it?

Tinea: It does sound like athletes foot or tinea pedis. You should see your foot specialist for reccs... Hygiene changes, care for your skin and nails, cleaning your socks and shoes, topical and possibly oral antifungal meds! Happy feet. -dr. H-. ...Read more

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What's a simple, cheap treatment for my calluses and corns?

Many: If you are healthy, there are over the counter treatments that are safe such as pads designed to thin the problem area and devices to thin the skin (pumice stone, etc.). It is best to use in or immediately after showering. Often, visits to the doctor every 3-6 mo. Will take away the pain by shaving the areas down (it doesn't hurt). ...Read more

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Corns/callouses; a lot of skin peeling off of my feet! Why?

Probably a fungus: It's probably a fungal infection. Try a topical anti fungal cream or go to a podiatrist and get it cultured to make sure. It could also be some form of dermatitis. ...Read more

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I have warts on my hands nd corns on my feet. I've taken thoosa for the treatment but it didn't work. What else should I do?

I have warts on my hands nd corns on my feet. I've taken thoosa for the treatment but it didn't work. What else should I do?

See a podiatrist: I would recommend evaluation by a podiatrist or dermatologist. They should be able to help you. ...Read more

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What are home remedies for curing corns and calluses?

What are home remedies for curing corns and calluses?

Lotion or surgery. : Corns and calluses occur because of pressure points. Surgery can fix this, but if you're not ready for that, trimming them down and regular use of lotion may soften them to the point they don't bother you. You can also try larger shoes that don't rub against the painful areas! Offloading orthotics can also help: see your podiatrist for casting. ...Read more

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What are some home remedies to deal with corns and calluses?

What are some home remedies to deal with corns and calluses?

Soaking, Pumice: Stay away from store bought corn pads which contain acid. They may taken off the corn but also take away good skin which can create ulcers and bone infection. The best home remedy is to soak the corns and rub them off with a pumice or callus file. Also, need to moisturize the skin to reduce friction when walking which increase the frequency of callus formation. ...Read more

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Can you tell me a foot file/stone/etc and a callous removing lotion?

Can you tell me a foot file/stone/etc and a callous removing lotion?

A pumice stone: Or an emory board can be used to file. You can do this aft a bath or shower, any moisturizer should work after the filing is complete. ...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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Callus under palm of foot I've gotten pedicures, and I continue to trim down the callus and it continues to bring pain in my foot about 2 weeks after the treatment. Is there anything I can do to get rid of it, or what am i doing wrong?

Callus under palm of foot I've gotten pedicures, and I continue to trim down the callus and it continues to bring pain in my foot about 2 weeks after the treatment.  Is there anything I can do to get rid of it, or what am i doing wrong?

NEED FOR CUSHION!: Most shoes aren't always what is bad, usually it's the crummy insoles they come with! There are many possibe reasons that you may have pain in the foot, but try cushioning arch supports like spenco polysorb cross-trainers(http://www.Spenco. Com/products/footcare/poly-sorb). If these don't help, see a podiatrist.... Surgery may help too, depending on an accurate diagnosis. ...Read more

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What are some good home remedies for corns on your feet?

Friction: Corns normally come from rubbing and friction. Shaving them down normally provides temporary relief only. Longer lasting relief can be accomplished by eliminating the rubbing against a shoe with padding or shoe changes and sometimes even surgical repair of the toe so it doesn't rub anymore. ...Read more