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My son has what looks to be a callous under his pinky from what looks to be from a cut but not sure. How can I remove it?

My son has what looks to be a callous under his pinky from what looks to be from a cut but not sure. How can I remove it?

Check this site: Http://www. Mayoclinic. Org/diseases-conditions/corns-and-calluses/basics/treatment/con-20014462

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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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I have a really bad corn/calluses on my pinky toe and I've been using Apple cider vinegar to remove it but it only seems like it's getting worse.

I have a really bad corn/calluses on my pinky toe and I've been using Apple cider vinegar to remove it but it only seems like it's getting worse.

Maybe not a wart....: A bad corn or callus on a 17 year old, although possible, is not all that common. What is common though, is the possibility of a wart. Callus is formed from pressure applied to the skin over time. The pressure causes the skin to harden for protection. Remove the pressure and the callus goes away. A wart is a virus infection. Although it may go away by itself, don't count on it. ...Read more

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I'm feeling pain underneath my toenail callus was removed by a podaitrist on the site where I had an ingrown nail removed but still sore underneath?

I'm feeling pain underneath my toenail callus was removed by a podaitrist on the site where I had an ingrown nail removed but still sore underneath?

Visit pr call: The podiatrist who did the procedure as that doc should be familiar with your toe and be able to help you. Best. ...Read more

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The groove of my toenail is throbbing any reason why I had surgery a year ago there's no growth of another nail phenol was applied removed callus?

The groove of my toenail is throbbing any reason why I had surgery a year ago there's no growth of another nail phenol was applied removed callus?

Phenol: ...can kill the nail matrix from which the nail grows, so might explain lack of nail. If swelling with pain, may be due to abnormal healing, and will need seen by the Dr who did the procedure or a Podiatrist to determine problem. ...Read more

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What causes painful ingrown toenail after the nail has been removed months later callus was removed but still sore how come?

What causes painful ingrown toenail after the nail has been removed months later callus was removed but still sore how come?

Nail care: Ingrown toenails can be remedied through soaking your foot in warm water, removal of embedded debris from the nail borders, and applying an antibiotic ointment to temporarily soften the corners. One should always try to cut the nails strait across to avoid leaving an embedded nail spicule. If pain or redness continues get it looked at by a professional. You may need to have surgical removal again. ...Read more

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Why do I keep having pain on my nail when I had an ingrown toenail removed podatrist said it was callus build up had that removed but still sore why?

Why do I keep having pain on my nail when I had an ingrown toenail removed podatrist said it was callus build up had that removed but still sore why?

Take care of it.: On occasion a small piece of nail may be left behind that can be source of you pain and discomfort. Have it evaluated and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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What can cause tiny little callus-like bumps on my hands?

What can cause tiny little callus-like bumps on my hands?

If at the DIP joints: Of fiI saly, , theeberdens nodes, if psoriasis it is the cause. If on the pads of the fingrs could B calluses. It takes a Hx xam & films 2 make the Dx. C ortho & referred 2
Derm if needed. Also can B small from lap top use or touch pad tablets. Driving writing. The causes R endless.. ...Read more

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How does your body know where to form calluses on your hands or feet?

Friction: Body forms calluses at the sites of friction or excessive pressure. ...Read more

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How do corns develop on your feet and calluses on your hands formed?

How do corns develop on your feet and calluses on your hands formed?

Lotion or surgery.: Corns and calluses occur because of pressure points. Surgery can fix this, but if you're not ready for that, trimming them down and regular use of lotion may soften them to the point they don't bother you. You can also try larger shoes that don't rub against the painful areas! Offloading orthotics can also help: see your podiatrist for casting. ...Read more

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I have a callus on my hand that hasn't gone away. How to I treat that? What are little white bumps on my palm that disappear after showering? No itch.

Pumice Stone: Calluses can be treated with pumice stones or a doctor can shave it off in his office, if it doesn't go away at home. Little bumps would benefit to physically exam. ...Read more

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What causes my feet to big creases in it. Like palm of my hand but deep lines. They also like callus places. Thank you?

Swelling: If you have any swelling in your feet it can cause indentations from you shoes and socks. Calluses are caused by pressure and irritation. Any time the skin is irritated it produces dead layers of skin. These become dense and hard. ...Read more

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Lump on the palm of my hand out of the blue, I noticed a hard lump in the palm of my hand. It doesn't hurt and it appears to be on/avobe the tendon of one of my fingers. It's definitely not a callous but I'm wondering if I should get it checked out. I

Lump on the palm of my hand out of the blue, I noticed a hard lump in the palm of my hand. It doesn't hurt and it appears to be on/avobe the tendon of one of my fingers. It's definitely not a callous but I'm wondering if I should get it checked out. I

More: More information is needed for a proper recommendation. Different diagnosis could have the same presentation, causing bumps to show, like dupuytren's, ganglions or even abscesses. Is it superficial or deep, painful or not? Go see your pcp for a proper evaluation. ...Read more

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My five year old daughter has a blood blister under a callus on her hand. What should I do?

My five year old daughter has a blood blister under a callus on her hand. What should I do?

Nothing, as: Long as there are no signs of infection (increased redness, swelling, warmth, pain). This blood will reabsorb on it's own. Do not try to puncture or "burst" it, as you will increase the chance of introducing infection. If you notice signs of infection, contact her pediatrician immediately. ...Read more

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Red papules on hand/wrist, form a callus like crust on palms and fingers, some leave a crater like lesion, been going for 3/4 months. What could it be?

Red papules on hand/wrist, form a callus like crust on palms and fingers, some leave a crater like lesion, been going for 3/4 months. What could it be?

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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Taking humira (adalimumab) for several months injection spot top of right thigh, also started nerve blocker started with a g. Noticed calluses on right hand.?

Taking humira (adalimumab) for several months injection spot top of right thigh, also started nerve blocker started with a g. Noticed calluses on right hand.?

Callus from friction: Calluses form when there is friction or pressure on the skin. On the palms, calluses form after activities like using a hammer for construction, using a shovel for digging, playing tennis, etc... On the knuckles, calluses are unusual unless a person is hitting things with his fists, is crawling on his knuckles, etc... If there are calluses appearing for no reason, a doctor should examine them. ...Read more

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