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This corn on the bottom of my foot hurts so bad. Please help me!?

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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Can a corn on the bottom of the foot be located between 2 toes?

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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Can a corn on the bottom of the foot crack open and burn?

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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Can you break the bottom of your foot?

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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What causes a sharp pain in the bottom of your foot?

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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What causes the bottom of your foot to turn purple… left foot… only notice in shower.

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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How do you treat a sprained or torn arch on the bottom of your foot ?

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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Would taking a shower with a blister on the bottom of your foot effect the blister?

Would taking a shower with a blister on the bottom of your foot  effect the blister?

No: You're fine. Keep the blister clean. Try to let the blister heal without being disrupted. ...Read more