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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: So see doctor for evaluation. Make sure shoes are properly fitting. Can soak feet for a few minutes and use a foot file to gradually sand down the callous. Use a moisturizer on the foot to soften it. ...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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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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How can I remove calluses from my feet and heels?

How can I remove calluses from my feet and heels?

Avoid: Otc chemical corn and callus removers. Debriedment by a podiatrist is best and you can learn what is the cause of the callus. ...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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How do I soften the calluses on my feet?

How do I soften the calluses on my feet?

Try cream: There are many creams that are otc some prescribed and others dispensed by doctors. In general creams that help soften calluses may include, urea, ammonium lactate, salicylic acid, glycerine and many other ingredients. Your doctor can help you decide which one may be best for you. It is important to make sure you do not have any sensitivities to the ingredients. ...Read more

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What do I do to get rid of calluses on my feet?

What do I do to get rid of calluses on my feet?

Callus: You need to find out why you get them. X-ray by podiatrist would help answer the why then if on bottom of feet custom orthotics may be needed. ...Read more

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What can I do to get rid of these calluses on my feet?

See below: Use a callous file or pumice stone to scrape down the callouses and then use a good callous cream to hydrate the skin. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of calluses on my feet from wearing ill fitting shoes?

How do I get rid of calluses on my feet from wearing ill fitting shoes?

Use a pumice stone: You can use a pumice stone or an emery board if you are not diabetic and you have good circulation. ...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