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How does a doctor remove a corn from your foot?
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Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics
3 doctors agree
In brief: Cuts away dead skin
A doctor removes a corn by first cleaning the skin well.
He may numb up the area with a lidocaine-type anesthetic if it looks like there may be pain involved. Then, he shaves away the dead skin forming the corn and callus, using a sharp scalpel blade.

In brief: Cuts away dead skin
A doctor removes a corn by first cleaning the skin well.
He may numb up the area with a lidocaine-type anesthetic if it looks like there may be pain involved. Then, he shaves away the dead skin forming the corn and callus, using a sharp scalpel blade.
Dr. Robert Kwok
Dr. Robert Kwok
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Dr. Susan Rhoads
Sometimes, if the corn recurs and is due to a bony abnormality or defect the skin, the bone can be "smoothed" to prevent further corns. See a podiatrist. The surgery is simple, practically painless, and the recover rapid, according to my own experience, and it worked like a charm, years ago. Thanks, Dr. Knochel! (Prescott, AZ)
Dr. Rudolf Zak
Podiatry
In brief: Corn
He/she can shave it or perform surgery to remove underlining bone that causes the corn to develop.
Like hammertoe surgery.

In brief: Corn
He/she can shave it or perform surgery to remove underlining bone that causes the corn to develop.
Like hammertoe surgery.
Dr. Rudolf Zak
Dr. Rudolf Zak
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