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Calluses are caused by something rubbing on the same area for a good while. I'd suggest looking at the bottom of the at least 2 pair of shoes you...
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HI, I would first suggest you see a regular G.P. and have them test you for any sugar problems or thyroid problems and ask them if you should see a...
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No, callouses and corns do not necessarily hurt more after a shower. If you are not sure what you have on the bottom of your foot, it would be best...
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Stop biting your finger cuticles and it should be fine after a while.
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Most corns and calluses gradually disappear when the friction or pressure stops, although your doctor may shave the top of a callus to reduce the...
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A callus is a small area of skin, usually on the foot, that has become thick and hard from rubbing or pressure. Calluses may lead to other problems...
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I think that they do work, but they should be done with caution. If you have an underlying medical condition, such as diabetes, where you might be...
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If the corn bothers you and doesn't respond to salicylic acid and trimming, you might consider seeing a doctor or podiatrist who can physically pare...
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Corns and calluses can be treated with many types of medicated products to chemically pare down the thickened, dead skin. These products all share...
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Hyperkeratosis simply means thickening of the skin; this thickening occurs as a natural defense mechanism that strengthens the skin in areas of...
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Corns and calluses are annoying and sometimes painful thickenings that form in the skin in areas of pressure. The medical term for the thickened...
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In many situations, calluses and corns can be prevented by reducing or eliminating the circumstances that lead to increased pressure at specific...
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