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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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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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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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Could plantar warts cause a slight pit or hole in the bottom of your foot?

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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I have a bone sticking out of the bottom of your foot, what is this?

I have a bone sticking out of the bottom of your foot, what is this?

My foot is okay.: I think you meant your foot . If true this is usually seen with a charcot foot. Do you have a hole in your foot? With bone protruding? Or do you mean you feel a bony prominence? ...Read more

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Help plz! Can plantar warts cause a slight pit or hole in the bottom of your foot?

Help plz! Can plantar warts cause a slight pit or hole in the bottom of your foot?

Good question.: warts are abnormal growths that occur within the outer layers of the skin. They protrude out on non weight bearing areas and are hard and indent the skin on weight bearing areas. Pits or holes can be a sign of too much moisture in your feet. ...Read more

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