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How deep in the skin do you need to go to remove a corn?

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Dr. Rudolf Zak
Podiatry

In brief: Corn

Superficially.

In brief: Corn

Superficially.
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Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics

In brief: Big or small corn?

How deep a doctor needs to go depends on the size of the corn, and how much of the corn is below the surface level of the skin.
When a corn goes below the surface of the skin, it is actually pushing into the skin. The corn is dead skin material (that's why shaving it doesn't hurt), and a doctor removes the dead skin all the way down to the living skin layer.

In brief: Big or small corn?

How deep a doctor needs to go depends on the size of the corn, and how much of the corn is below the surface level of the skin.
When a corn goes below the surface of the skin, it is actually pushing into the skin. The corn is dead skin material (that's why shaving it doesn't hurt), and a doctor removes the dead skin all the way down to the living skin layer.
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