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How can I safely remove corns from the bottom of foot?

How can I safely remove corns from the bottom of foot?

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 more

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How do you get rid of corns on the bottom of your feet?

How do you get rid of corns on the bottom of your feet?

Reduce pressure: Calluses (not corns) occur on the bottom of feet usually due to pressure or from clogged sweat glands. See a podiatrist and that way the cause can be treated. Depending on what is causing them, there are surgical and laser treatment for removal of them. You can also use emollient exfoliating creams with uric acid to help. ...Read more

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How to remove corns on your feet?

How to remove corns on your feet?

Other than just corn: There are also underlying biomechanics problems associate with joint alignment. I.E. Hammertoe deformity. If the conservative treatments attempts are not helping you should seek an evaluation by podiatrist for recommendation. ...Read more

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What can I do for corns on my feet?

What can I do for corns on my feet?

Localized thick skin: Many things can cause a thickening of the skin. Causes may include: viral infections (warts), friction, pressure, repetitive 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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What can be done to cure foot corns?

Variety of ways: Corns can be formed from several different reasons. I recommend seeing a podiatrist who can help with different treatment options including prescription ointments to custom orthotics. Don't let them go to long without care, they can lead to ulcers. Conservative care include avoiding tight shoes, pressure, friction. Topical creams can help soften but stay away from any medicated pads. ...Read more

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I am having 10 corns on my feet.What should I do?

I am having 10 corns on my feet.What should I do?

See a podiatrist : Who could trim them away and possibly offer you a more permenant solution. They could also confirm that the lesions in question are actually corns and not something else like warts. ...Read more

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What might cause foot corns and how it can be treated in allopathy?

What might cause foot corns and how it can be treated in allopathy?

Corns: Corns can be formed from several different reasons. Most common is from friction or increase pressure points. Make sure to evaluate your shoes. Old shoes need to be replaced. I recommend seeing a podiatrist who can help with different treatment options including prescription ointments to custom orthotics. Don't let them go to long without care, they can lead to ulcers. ...Read more

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Can corns on feet be frozen off?

Can corns on feet be frozen off?

No: If it is indeed a corn, no. It will recur. If it's something else, like a wart, freezing is one option. Regards, Dr. Latva ...Read more

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What is the best way to treat corns on your feet?

What is the best way to treat corns on your feet?

Depends....: Treatments for corns can range from conservative to operative. If an operation is needed the correct operation is based on the character and what is causing the corns. You may want to see an orthopaedic foot and ankle surgeon: www.Aofas.Org. ...Read more

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What are some good home remedies for corns on your feet?

What are some good home remedies for corns on your feet?

Friction: Corns normally come from rubbing and friction. Shaving them down normally provides temporary relief only. Longer lasting relief can be accomplished by eliminating the rubbing against a shoe with padding or shoe changes and sometimes even surgical repair of the toe so it doesn't rub anymore. ...Read more

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For how long does it takes for corns on feet to go away.?

Corns: Corns are usually the result of bony irritation of the skin against shoes, other toes or the ground. If it is truly a corn (could be other things) it will not go away until the pressure causing it is resolved. This may mean change of shoes, padding around the site or surgery to correct the deformity causing the corn. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of corns (feet)?

PERMANENT SOLUTION: "Get rid of?" You're seeking a permanent solution? Depending upon the cause, surgery can be performed; for instance, if crooked toes are causing the corns, the toes can be surgically straightened. Consult a podiatrist to see if you are a surgical candidate; not everyone is. Sincerely, Dr. Latva ...Read more

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How can you get rid of corns on your feet?

Corns: Modify your shoegear so there is decreased pressure on the toes or have surgery to remove the enlarged portion of bone causing the problem. ...Read more

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How do I treat corns/ callous under my feet?

How do I treat corns/ callous under my feet?

Severall things: First get some very good shoes and ones the right size and with very good support. Next, treat the corn and calluses with softening agents and wear padding over the areas in question. Next use an apporpriate emory, rasp, drimmel, or other device to pare, currette or file down the hard lesions. You may need special orthotics and to see a foot/ankle orthopedist or podiatrist. Correct defects. ...Read more

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I've corns on feet. How to get rid of these?

Podiatrist visit: They need to be debridement painlessly. Shoes that are a bit tight may be the cause coupled with imperfect toes which are all too common ...Read more

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What can you do to get rid of corns on feet?

What can you do to get rid of corns on feet?

Depends....: Treatments for corns can range from conservative to operative. If an operation is needed the correct operation is based on the character and what is causing the corns. You may want to see an orthopaedic foot and ankle surgeon: www.Orthodoc.Aaos.Org/footankle. ...Read more

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How to remove corns and calluses on your feet?

How to remove corns and calluses on your feet?

Calluses: Corns/calluses form from friction against the skin, but also moisture is needed. On top of changing shoes and socks, try moisture control by using spray deodorant on your feet. This helps decrease moisture. Also file them down daily in the shower or use vicks vapor rub to soften them up. Lastly, off-load the areas to take pressure off and prevent reformation. Hope this helps! good lucks! ...Read more

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How can you get rid of painful corns on your feet?

How can you get rid of painful corns on your feet?

File them : Carefully. Keep in mind there are usually bony prominences if on toes an d these can be surgically repaired. ...Read more

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How can you quickly get rid of corns on your feet?

See below: Immediate but temporary relief is obtained by trimming or debriding corn. Removing the causative pressure will elilinate problem. This may be accomplished with padding, better fitting shoes or surgery to correct deformity or remove boney prominence which is causing problem. ...Read more

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What can cause the painful corns on our toes and feet?

What can cause the painful corns on our toes and feet?

Corns: Corns appear both on the top of a toe joint as well as between the toes. The contracture of the toes is usually biomechanical in nature. The between the toes corns are also caused by biomechanics as well as malalignment of the toes with resulting boney spurring. Xrays and an exam by a podiatrist will answer your questions and give you the help you seek. Good luck ! ...Read more

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