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How can I get rid of a callous on the bottom of my foot.?

How can I get rid of a callous on the bottom of my foot.?

Callus: A painful callus can arise over areas of increased friction or pressure. Try to offload the painful area with some type of over the counter padding. Also, topical therapies that contain urea or salycilic acid can be helpful to thin out the thickened callus. ...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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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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How do I get rid of calluses under my feet at home ??? Please Help...

How do I get rid of calluses under my feet at home ???  Please Help...

Try new : clarisonic for feet, it will smooth your skin dramatically . If not smooth enough you may need to see a dermatologist for prescription strength urea. ...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

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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 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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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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What to do if I have a callus on my feet and there is a wound in it. How do I get rid of the callus?

What to do if I have a callus on my feet and there is a wound in it. How do I get rid of the callus?

Depends on the cause: Many things can cause calluses. Some reasons that one may develop a callus include: viral infections (warts), friction, pressure, repedetive 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

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My boyfriend has a callus on his foot. It has him in pain majority of the time. He wants to know what he should do to get rid of it.?

My boyfriend has a callus on his foot. It has him in pain majority of the time. He wants to know what he should do to get rid of it.?

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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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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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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