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How To Remove Hard Skin From Balls Of Feet
Topical keratolytics: Several moisturizers over the counter have ingredients that over time will help minimize thicker skin: look for products that have one of the following ingredients: lactic acid, urea, salicyclic acid, alpha-hydroxy acid. The caveat is that you have to continue using ingredient to maintain benefit. ...Read more
See below: Use a pumice stone or callous file to remove the rough skin and then a good moisturizing cream. I have had good luck with foot miracle cream. ...Read more
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
WHAT IS IT?: The question is, is it nothing or is it something? Skin problems are really visual problems. Is it just callused skin, or something that needs a biopsy? Is the border choppy and irregular, color changes, size larger than head of pencil eraser, itch, drainage. Only by a doctor's exam can it be determined what to do next. Sincerely, Dr. Latva ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Corns: Corns are essentially focal areas of dry, thick, calloused skin. Otc corn pads use salicylic acid to dissolve them away. Also use of a foot file or pumice stone can help mechanically remove them. May want to see your doctor to make sure they are not plantar warts--they can resemble a corn. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Moisturize: Use a skin lotion/moisturizing cream on your heels on a regular basis. Use of a pumice stone can be helpful and is a safe way to gently remove buildup. This often needs to be done on a regular basis. If you have dry heels with painful cracks, or are diabetic or have peripheral vascular disease, seek care from a podiatrist. ...Read more
How can I get rid of black pigmentation on my face, around the neck and from palms up to sleeves?
Brown patches of skin underarms and inner thighs from rubbing and lack of air to areas I think how can I get rid of the discolouration?
Need to see doc : you can bleach them or have your doctor prescribe a whitening bleaching cream ...Read more
Can't say.: You can't get an answer from your description. This could be anything from a melanoma to an infection to normal skin with a color you don't care for. If you want the problem assessed, your primary care doctor or a dermatologist will actually have to look at it to find out what it is. Without knowing for sure what it is, no one can tell you what will help. ...Read more
Make an appt: With your foot doctor. Sometimes soaking the foot helps to soften the skin and this will also cause the wood to expand and might make it easier to grab. But, its not easy to work on the bottom of your foot unless you are pretty flexible. ...Read more
Try urea: There are moisturizing creams available at drug stores and pharmacys which have a high concentration of urea. The urea helps to break down areas of thickened skin. You may need to find different shoes or pad that area to prevent the callused skin from returning. ...Read more
Callouses: You can go to a podiatrist and have them professionally trimmed, use more cushioned insoles, friction minimalizing socks (thor-lo's), use a pumice bar or stone, otc callous trimmers at a pharmacy, regular moisturizer to keep the skin soft, etc... ...Read more
Many options: Shaving , waxing , threading, or plucking carefully may be done. Otherwise see your medspa doctor and consider a laser hair removal series. You will have to shave between visits, and there are products to avoid folliculitis. Make sure you over 21 before doing anything permanently. ...Read more
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