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I wore tight shoes for a while and now there is a layer of hard skin on my small toe. I file it away but it remains discoloured and it keeps growin bk?

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Dr. Scott Keith
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In brief: Pressure...

The truth is that the more you file it away, the faster it will come back.
The treatment is to remove the pressure that either has, is or will cause irritation to the little toe. This can be done by wearing shoes that do not cause the skin to be trapped between the shoe and the bone, thus reducing the causative pressure. The other way is to remove the bone in the toe that is causing pressure.

In brief: Pressure...

The truth is that the more you file it away, the faster it will come back.
The treatment is to remove the pressure that either has, is or will cause irritation to the little toe. This can be done by wearing shoes that do not cause the skin to be trapped between the shoe and the bone, thus reducing the causative pressure. The other way is to remove the bone in the toe that is causing pressure.
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