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How do I cut off a corn on the ball of my foot?

How do I cut off a corn on the ball of my foot?

You don't.: That can be very dangerous, you can give yourself an infection or cause bleeding. Corns can be rubbed off safely with pumice stones. Put the scissors and blades away. ...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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I have pain on the bottom of my foot towards the inside of my big toe. Its not really the ball of my foot but on the inside edge of my toe.

I have pain on the bottom of my foot towards the inside of my big toe. Its not really the ball of my foot but on the inside edge of my toe.

Perhaps sesamoiditis: The. Big toes has two pea-size sesamoid bones that lie about the inside and outside of the undersurface of the big toes just at the end of the "ball" of your foot. They can be become injured and inflamed or painful. A thorough Orthopaedic evaluation is warranted to assess the real source of your pain ...Read more

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I have been dealing with metatarsal pain for a few months. I went barefoot just a few seconds and i got a shooting pain in & near ball of my foot.

I have been dealing with metatarsal pain for a few months.  I went barefoot just a few seconds and i got a shooting pain in & near ball of my foot.

MTP joint synovities: Most often the pain under the ball is due to overloading of the second and or third metatarsophalangeal joints. To prevent future problems, toe flexion exercises such as picking up a sock with toes, can preserve and improve the function of the muscles in the foot. Over time the nerves in between metatarsals can get affected and cause shooting pain in the toes and or numbness. ...Read more

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What causes chronic metatarsal pain in the ball of foot? It hurts to walk, or stand, I do have morons toe.

What size ball....: Issues of "chronic" pain cannot be easily resolved without first discovering the history and true nature of the pain and it's chronicity. The ball of the foot means different things to different people. Does it involve just the first metatarsal or all five. A thorough back and forth type consultation would be the best way get to the nitty gritty of your pain. ...Read more

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Cut my foot on the reef in Hawaii-was unaware of coral dangers, just rinsed it didn't scrub it-how do I know if tiny pieces are stuck/infection starts?

Cut my foot on the reef in Hawaii-was unaware of coral dangers, just rinsed it didn't scrub it-how do I know if tiny pieces are stuck/infection starts?

Signs of infection: include increased pain or tension, swelling, discharge from the wound and discomfort when moving the affected area. You need to be alert for these signs and see a doctor if you notice them. Best wishes. Dr. Anne. ...Read more

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My right foot first started swelling under by foot at the base of my middle toe around the distal end of my metatarsal area. It felt as if i was walking on a half of a golf ball. The swelling got worse and now my middle toe is extremely swollen and the ba

My right foot first started swelling under by foot at the base of my middle toe around the distal end of my metatarsal area. It felt as if i was walking on a half of a golf ball. The swelling got worse and now my middle toe is extremely swollen and the ba

Swollen Toe: Joints swell when fluid in the tissue surrounding the joints increases. Swollen joints are common in people with arthritis, infections, gout, and joint injuries. Treatment for swollen joints depends on the cause of the swollen joint. See your doctor for a diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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