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Dr. John Callahan
Board Certified, Podiatry
19 years in practice
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This corn on the bottom of my foot hurts so bad. Please help me!?

Dr. John Callahan
Board Certified, Podiatry
19 years in practice
262K people helped
This corn on the bottom of my foot hurts so bad. Please help me!?

IPK: What it sounds like is you have a painful ipk or intractable porokeratosis. These are very punctuate calluses that form in areas of acute pressure on the bottom of the foot. See your podiatrist to get rid of them. Do not cryofreeze as this makes them bigger. What i suggest and has worked best in my practice is use of blistering agents I use a mixture of canthartin Podophyllin and salcylic acid. ...Read more

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Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
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Dr. Robert Jackson
Board Certified, Dermatology
38 years in practice
10M people helped
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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.

Dr. Robert Jackson
Board Certified, Dermatology
38 years in practice
10M people helped
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

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Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
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Dr. Alexander Reyzelman
Board Certified, Podiatry
21 years in practice
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Can a corn on the bottom of the foot be located between 2 toes?

Dr. Alexander Reyzelman
Board Certified, Podiatry
21 years in practice
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Can a corn on the bottom of the foot be located between 2 toes?

Yes: It's very common to get a corn between toes. Usually related to shoes and structural deformity of the toes. ...Read more

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Dr. Jeffrey Kass
Board Certified, Podiatry
23 years in practice
58M people helped
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Can a corn on the bottom of the foot crack open and burn?

Dr. Jeffrey Kass
Board Certified, Podiatry
23 years in practice
58M people helped
Can a corn on the bottom of the foot crack open and burn?

Corns are : Not generally found on the bottom of the foot callouses are. Corns are more on the toes. But, yes callouses technically can crack open and burn. Try applying antibiotic cream and covering. If no improvement see a foot doctor. ...Read more

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Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
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Dr. Ronald Oberman
Board Certified, Podiatry
26 years in practice
5M people helped
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Can you break the bottom of your foot?

Dr. Ronald Oberman
Board Certified, Podiatry
26 years in practice
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Can you break the bottom of your foot?

Yes: All bones in the foot can be broken or crack on the bottom surface if they are injured in a certain way. ...Read more

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Dr. Jeffrey Kass
Board Certified, Podiatry
23 years in practice
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Docs can you explain what is a feeling that something is sticking to the bottom of your foot a symptom of?

Dr. Jeffrey Kass
Board Certified, Podiatry
23 years in practice
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Docs can you explain what is a feeling that something is sticking to the bottom of your foot a symptom of?

Neuropathy: Would describe altered sensation type of symptoms. ...Read more

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Dr. Ejiro Isiorho
Board Certified, Podiatry
3 years in practice
336K people helped
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What causes a sharp pain in the bottom of your foot?

Dr. Ejiro Isiorho
Board Certified, Podiatry
3 years in practice
336K people helped
What causes a sharp pain in the bottom of your foot?

Foot pain: There can be many different reasons for foot pain. From arthritis, plantar fasciitis, stress fractures, general foot fatigue, stepping on an object, calluses and countless more. Even the time of day the pain comes can help determine why you are having pain. You can ask your pcp for a podiatry referral if the pain continues to worsen. ...Read more

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Dr. Michael Fisher
Board Certified, Dermatology
27 years in practice
31M people helped
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What causes the bottom of your foot to turn purple… left foot… only notice in shower.

Dr. Michael Fisher
Board Certified, Dermatology
27 years in practice
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What causes the bottom of your foot to turn purple… left foot… only notice in shower.

Purple Foot: Poor blood circulation, which can occur on its own or as part of other conditions such as diabetes and peripheral vascular disease. Your arteries and veins are narrower and therefore there is less blood getting to the extremities such as feet and toes. You need to see a doctor, who can measure the percentage blood flow through your legs. ...Read more

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Dr. Libby Putnam
Board Certified, Podiatry
7 years in practice
1M people helped
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How do you treat a sprained or torn arch on the bottom of your foot ?

Dr. Libby Putnam
Board Certified, Podiatry
7 years in practice
1M people helped
How do you treat a sprained or torn arch on the bottom of your foot ?

R.I.C.E.: If all you have done is sprain it (get it checked out by a professional to rule out a break, dislocation, or major tendon tear), then the basic principles of r.I.C.E will help out. Rest, ice, compression, and elevation. Stay off your foot for several days-to-weeks, ice the area for 10 min every hour to relieve pain and swelling, use an ace wrap for stability and to reduce swelling, and elevate it. ...Read more

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Dr. Dale Vancil
Board Certified, Podiatry
32 years in practice
215K people helped
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Could plantar warts cause a slight pit or hole in the bottom of your foot?

Dr. Dale Vancil
Board Certified, Podiatry
32 years in practice
215K people helped
Could plantar warts cause a slight pit or hole in the bottom of your foot?

Usually not: Usually not, plantar warts tend to develop a callous layer on the top of them. This causes the lesion to protrude out. This is also why it makes them so difficult to eradicate. Good luck. ...Read more

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