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How can you get rid of thickened skin underneath a toenail?

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Dr. Payam Rafat
Podiatry
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In brief: Soak

Try soaking the foot with warm water and use a soft brush to remove the dry buildup of skin.

In brief: Soak

Try soaking the foot with warm water and use a soft brush to remove the dry buildup of skin.
Dr. Payam Rafat
Dr. Payam Rafat
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Dr. Marybeth Crane
Understand that sometimes that thick skin is actually fungus. If it keeps coming back visit a podiatrist.
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
Podiatry

In brief: Keratinazation

Can be removed with urea 40% or higher. It is a high concentration skin and nail softener.

In brief: Keratinazation

Can be removed with urea 40% or higher. It is a high concentration skin and nail softener.
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
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Dr. Morris Westfried
Dermatology

In brief: Keratolytic creams

Keratolytic cream which treat thickened skin such as lachydrin, (lactic acid) urea, and even topical vitamin acid creams could soften the area.

In brief: Keratolytic creams

Keratolytic cream which treat thickened skin such as lachydrin, (lactic acid) urea, and even topical vitamin acid creams could soften the area.
Dr. Morris Westfried
Dr. Morris Westfried
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