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Why do corns develop and why are they painful?
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Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics
3 doctors agree
In brief: Pressure or friction
Calluses and corns form naturally to protect areas of skin where there is repeated pressure or frequent friction.
Corns and calluses are thickened dead skin material. Corns hurt when they grow big and start pressing into the deeper parts of the foot (especially if the corn is on the bottom of the foot, and a person has to stand on the corn).

In brief: Pressure or friction
Calluses and corns form naturally to protect areas of skin where there is repeated pressure or frequent friction.
Corns and calluses are thickened dead skin material. Corns hurt when they grow big and start pressing into the deeper parts of the foot (especially if the corn is on the bottom of the foot, and a person has to stand on the corn).
Dr. Robert Kwok
Dr. Robert Kwok
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Dr. Rudolf Zak
Podiatry
In brief: Corns
Corns develop by skin irritation over bony prominences.
It's layers of.

In brief: Corns
Corns develop by skin irritation over bony prominences.
It's layers of.
Dr. Rudolf Zak
Dr. Rudolf Zak
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