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How To Use A Pumice Stone On Feet
What to do if I have a pumice stone and my boyfriend has terribly callused feet. How do I use the stone?
How can I get rid of the corns on my feet? I've used the pumice stone to scrub daily and mosturize daily, I did this all summer & wore open shoes
For corns: See a podiatrist. They can shave them and use different treatments to remove them. If they are on the bottom of the foot and are treated improperly they may scar and cause a permanent tender spot. ...Read more
Do I have a foot fungus? How can I get rid of dead peeling skin on my feet? I have very dry feet, the skin on the bottom of my feet have been peeling for as long as I can remember, I tried using a pumice stone, soaking them, getting a pedicure, but noth
There are several conditions that can cause peeling of the skin on your feet. Any process that triggers rapid renewal of the epidermis on your feet will contribute to thickened, peeling skin; in many cases this problem is merely due to an occupation that demands a lot of walking or standing.
Your doctor can readily diagnose a fungal infection by obtaining a skin scraping and examining it under a microscope. If this doesn't reveal the cause of your peeling, he/she can investigate for other potential causes (circulation problems, dyshidrosis, ichthyosis, autoimmune disorders, etc.).
If you haven't seen your doctor about this issue yet, I recommend you do so. ...Read more
Hello, I have dark heels and I don't know what it comes from. I use a pedicure blade and it comes back. I use a pumice stone every day & it comes back?
It may be: A normal variant of color but the only way to know is visit the doc. And let them take a look to see if normal or warrants a biopsy. ...Read more
If I use a pumice stone for three hours then a turmeric mixture, how long will that remove hair for?
If I use a pumice stone daily and use turmeric as directed by ehow, how long would it take for hair removal, temporary or permanent?
Depends: Depends. Could take up to one month? ...Read more
Doc I hav plantar warts which bleeds when I use pumice stone d it s very painful even for touch. Can u giv sm home remedies for it and a prescription?
86 the pumice: Plantar warts bleed with debridement due to the blood supply that goes to the lesions. These capillaries are what feed the virus. Normal debridement can make them bleed, but usually without ant pain. Pumice stones may be too abrasive causing you pain. Also, the location of the wart will contribute to the pain level (under a bone). OTC medications have limited benefit. See a podiatrist. ...Read more
Avoid pumice: Insure you use fresh, sharp blades vice dull blades. If hair is > several mm long – then trim before shaving. Wash area before shaving – warm water helps to soften hair. Use a lubricant when shaving. Avoid using products that contain alcohol or are scented. Shave in direction of the hair – not against it. Be gentle when shaving – don’t push down too hard. Moisturize skin after shaving. ...Read more
Cold feet: There are various reasons for cold feet. I suggest your grandfather sees a primary care physician, as this cold be signs of vascular compromise, nerve disease, and other conditions that can alter his life. A full workup can help rule in and out certain medical conditions accurately. ...Read more
See below: Remove the elevated whitish skin and when you see pink stop. ...Read more
No: Abrasion of a scar may worsen it. Just the opposite of what you want. ...Read more
Swelling feet.: Shirley, kidney stones are not usually a cause of your feet and legs swelling.... But, there are serious conditions which would cause this swelling.... I would recommend you see your family physician, and have him go through your medical history, list of medications, and see about isolating the cause of your swelling. ...Read more
I am a 41 year female and 10 stone and 10 pounds, My height is 5 foot and 2 inches. I need to drop down to 9 stone. Can this achieved in 3 months?
24 pounds: That is 24 pounds. That is a lot. Safe and effective weight loss should be about two pounds per week. It is possible. ...Read more
Past year now I have to pumice my feet EVERY DAY. Why is this happening? My feet and ankles also swell easily for years but I knew that already...
Calloused skin are usually reasons people have to pumice.... (not sure if that is a verb)
Anyways, moisturize feet for starters. Try and controL the swelling of the lower extremities and figure out why so much pressure to the bottom of the feet....I.e are you heavy? Pressure spots secondary to biomechanics of the feet? ...Read more
No: Kidney stones will produce pain, bilateral feet swelling can be a number of problems including congestive heart fair, vascular insufficiency, chronic renal failure, etc. But chronic swelling needs to be examined and worked up further by your doc which will include lab testing. Hope this helps! ...Read more
Would using a pumice stone everyday for three weeks remove hair, either permanently or temporarily?
Pumice: Pumice works through friction. Although pumice is usually used to smooth down rough skin, repeated use could wear off hairs. Please be careful not to abrade your skin with too frequent or aggressive use of pumice. It would not cause permanent loss unless you really damaged the skin. ...Read more
I am 46 year old female and I am 8 stone 6 at 5 foot 3. I have lost 10 pounds without even trying, and I eat lots too, my metabolism is very fast, cou?
Weight loss: 46 F notes 8 stone 6 at 5'3" is my metabolism too fast. ANS: get the app Fitness Pal and enter all food and exercise for 2 weeks. Weight = calories in - calories burned. Get back if u do not find answer. See me for 2nd opinion. ...Read more
The inner part of my feet were very very dark for years until recently I've been using pumice & cream for months. Before the pumice it was very bumpy & rough. They're A LOT lighter & smoother now...but why were they like that? And how do I make the scali
Callous: You had callous built up on your feet. Continue to make the pumice and cream a part of your routine and you will keep it from coming back. ...Read more
A pumice stone: Or an emory board can be used to file. You can do this aft a bath or shower, any moisturizer should work after the filing is complete. ...Read more
Hey I have a question about my weight I'm an 18 year old female and I am 5 feet 2 and I way about 6 stone am I underweight?
I have a corn on my left sole, it is too painful. I tried corn pads and pumice stone but it worked for a short period. What should I do?
I have pain in my foot. It feels like I am stepping on a stone. The pain is more towards the upper pad of the foot by thetoes? What should I do?
If a pumice stone is used daily, how long would it take for hair to be removed and would it also remove the black spots associated with shaving?
Hmmm...: A pumice stone scratches off the upper layer of dead skin cells, but use it too often or too vigorously and one will scratch off the upper layer of live skin cells too. That would lead to inflammation (irritation and redness), which in turn could cause splotchy skin with hyperpigmentation (dark spots). Maybe that pumice stone isn't such a good idea. ...Read more
I have a pain in my balls of my feet it fill like I stand on a stone it been over a week can you tell me what's wrong and can I steel walk on it?
How do I permanently get rid of the callous on my inner feet? I've had them for years and pumiced daily for the past year. Why won't they go away?
Oftentimes people: Use terminology that others don't understand. "inner feet" is a confusing term. Assuming your diagnosis of callous is correct, they are caused by friction and usually are under a bony prominence or region of pressure. Hence, if the etiology is removed then the issue may be solved. If I knew precisely the region in question I could give a more exact answer. ...Read more
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