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Painful Callus On Bottom Of Foot
Toes on 1foot go red, numb, hot and tingly when standing in the afternoon. I have slipped disc L4/L5. Also have callous on bottom of foot. ?
Unrelated: Slipped disc at L4/5 can cause numb and tingly toes is the disc is compressing a nerve. It does not cause red and hot toes. A slipped disc compressing a nerve also tends to cause radiating pain, numbness and tingling and not typically only symptoms in the toes only. Callouses on the bottom of foot is certainly not related to the slipped disc at L4/5. ...Read more
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
I had a callus on my foot that i peeled and it has spread over the bottom of my foot. Its dry and painful with cracks and splits. Will gold bond heal?
Please see: Please see your dermatologist for evaluation and to discuss treatment options. Your dermatologist can give you a better treatment than gold bond. ...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
My 8 year old has either a callus/corn on the bottom of the ball of his foot for 2 mnths now and turning greenish. Very worried, haven't seen anyone.
Please see: Please see your dermatologist for evaluation and to discuss treatment options. This could be several things. ...Read more
I have a callus in the sole of my foot. I have been with it for 2 and a half years. It is not painful and it doesn't bother me. How should I treat it?
My husband has a spot on the bottom of his foot that looks like a callous but it has a whole in the middle of it with a black drainage that has a bad odor?
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I've got a strange, callus-like thing on the bottom of my foot. It's very small and circular. Any ideas?
Could be a callus: Could be a wart, could be a porokeratosis. ...Read more
How do u get a callus? Like how do they develop? I have what feels like a hard circle on the bottom of my foot I can feel the outline, is it a callus?
2 B or not 2B callus: Could be a callus. They form from pressure on the skin. Some times shoes (or lack of them) may be the reason. You might consider a foreign body (sliver) or even a wart. These conditions can appear like a callus even to the most trained eye. Best to have a it evaluated. ...Read more
I have calluses on bottom of heel on both feet it's very dark, no pain, very light smell, and itches every now & then what can I do?
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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