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How Does A Doctor Remove A Corn From Your Foot
Cuts away dead skin: A doctor removes a corn by first cleaning the skin well. He may numb up the area with a lidocaine-type anesthetic if it looks like there may be pain involved. Then, he shaves away the dead skin forming the corn and callus, using a sharp scalpel blade. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Several options...: ...Depending on where the wart is, exactly. It can be frozen with liquid nitrogen if close enough to the nostril edge. It can be numbed with local anesthesia and curetted or shaved off. It can be numbed and then cauterized with an electric needle. All depends on size, location, and skill set of the doctor. ...Read more
Many Ways: Physicians may treat may treat warts with a variety of modalities depending upon the location, duration, and underlying medical condition of the patient. Current treatments include excision, liquid nitrogen cryosurgery, laser surgery, curette, electrodesiccation, and chemotherapy. ...Read more
How to get rid of a fungus infection in your foot, in the nails? what does it mean when its red? im going to ask for a referral to a foot doctor
Good plan: It is a good plan to seek out a podiatrist for this problem . Fungal infections of the nails and feet are common and there are significant remedies that a podiatrist can help you with. ...Read more
Dermatologist: This would be the best choice.Get a more detailed answer ›
Depends on the cause: Many things can cause calluses. Some reasons that one may develop a callus include: viral infections (warts), 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
How much does it hurt to get the packing removed from a pilonidal cyst without going to see a surgeon!?
Will have some pain: could be done but you have to check with your surgeon before removing it , also have to go back for follow up wound care ...Read more
Foreign body: It really depends how deep the splinter is. Most superficial ones can be kept alone as they get extruded when the skin peels off. If a good part of the splinter shows, you may try pulling it out with a tweezer. If unsuccessful, especially if if deep, you should bring your child to a doctor, urgent care or the ed. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
See a Physician: Corns are on the top or sides of toes. They are caused by an enlargement of bone rubbing against the skin causing a thickining of the skin. A wart is a round lesion caused by a virus. They are elevated on toes, and under the skin on the bottom or the foot. Warts have small black dots called papelli. If you cut down a wart you will get pin point bleeding as warts have their own blood supply. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Unlikely: Not likely but possible.Get a more detailed answer ›
There is a small piece of glass in my foot. Should i try to remove it myself or should I see a professional?
Foreign object: Depends, if you can see it or feel it near the surface it may be reasonable to attempt yourself. If unable to, recommend you see a professional as it is very difficult to find sometimes even with the advantages of radiographs, ultrasound and other guiding techniques. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
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