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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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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 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 its 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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Treating Bunions, Calluses & Corns (Checklist)

Wear shoes that are wide in the toe box that don't rub on the bunion
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Try shoe changes and padding before having bunion surgery
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Try custom-made functional orthotics to prevent bunions from worsening
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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 you get rid of thick skin on feet. Calluses?

How do you get rid of thick skin on feet. Calluses?

Callus removal: Calluses build up from wear and tear, and may be worse with dry skin. Otc home remedies include a pumice stone or pediegg type of device (helps to soak feet first), or many salons can do a pedicure. If severe, if blisters or bleeding underneath callus, or if you have diabetes or sensory nerve problems, best to see primary care doc or podiatrist. A good moisturizing foot cream can help prevent. ...Read more

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Treating Bunions, Calluses & Corns (Checklist)

Wear properly fitted shoes
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Try a bunion splint to reduce joint pressure
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See a podiatrist
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How to get rid of foot calluses?

How to get rid of foot calluses?

You can see a : Pedicurist or see a foot doctor who might review biomechanical aspects and suggest an orthotic. ...Read more

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How do you get rid of a callus seed on your foot?

Callus: This may be a callus or a wart. get it evaluated and then you will know the proper treatment. ...Read more

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Treating Bunions, Calluses & Corns (Checklist)

Don't wear shoes that rub them
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Use silicon gel pads or moleskin donuts to keep pressure off
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Try OTC salicylic acid and filing to decrease callus
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See podiatrist if nothing works—it can sometimes be an easy fix
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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 a accurate diagnosis. ...Read more

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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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