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Corns

Corns

Corns are areas of dry, thick skin that develop to protect areas of your foot from constant pressure and rubbing. They are often very hard to the touch, and are frequently les sensitive than the rest of the foot due to the thickness of the skin. Although having a certain number of corns is normal (and frequently not painful) women who wear high-heels and ill-fitting footwear will often develop more corns. Treatment is relatively simple, and can be carried out by a podiatrist, who will remove the hard skin that surrounds the corn and then the actual centre. These corns will come back, however, unless changes are made to the distribution of pressure on the foot. For this you may require customised in-soles, or foam wedges.

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i am suffering from really thick, hard and sore skin on the soles of my feet,i have 3 on my right foot,1 on the ball of my foot,1 on my big toe on the outside and the other is on the opposite side of my foot.on my left foot i have 1 thats just appeared,i have been to docs and had then cut out,but they keep coming back,i am in constant agony and tend to walk funny now as to try keep the pressure of them but its gettin impossible now with it been on both feet now.please help me.





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i am suffering from really thick, hard and sore skin on the soles of my feet,i have 3 on my right foot,1 on the ball of my foot,1 on my big toe on the outside and the other is on the opposite side of my foot.on my left foot i have 1 thats just appeared,i have been to docs and had then cut out,but they keep coming back,i am in constant agony and tend to walk funny now as to try keep the pressure of them but its gettin impossible now with it been on both feet now.please help me.





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some of my toes are red and sore at the side on both feet. 2nd and 3rd toes from big toe. what could this be? how can i sort it out?





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athletes foot, if you soakur feet in salt water it should clear up after a few days or you can wee in a bucket and put your feet in it for about 15 minutes, that shoud heal it because the acid in your urine

i have been to the doctors which i was told i had chilblanes, saying that some people have said to wee on them i not just put e45 cream on, or use nappy rash cream

I have corns! 2 on my left foot and 1 on my right. i too pedi egg and try to look after my feet, its sad to learn that they will always be here.i dig them out myself sometimes which gives me a few wks of pain free walking.





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Hi. I have been suffering with my feet for years and its getting worse. I have corns that wont go away. I have high arches so pressure is goin to the wrong parts of my feet and due to the high arches I have clawed toes. I cant be on my feet for very long and it really gets my down. Im constantly in pain. Can anyone help?





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i have same problem as yours and my toes are clawed.my 21 months baby now have the same.i've gone to the doctor there's nothing they do,they said is in the genes.but i dont want to belief there isn't cure for it.pls. who can help

i have corns on both of my feet in the middle of the toes. they don't hurt but they are really ugly. i've had them for about 8 years now. i never ever show my feet in public, its just so embarrassing





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my corn is on the ball of my foot under my little toe my partner cuts this out every two weeks it has a little bulb on the end of it and is as hard as stone. if it is not removed it heats up and burns so bad for 10 to 15 seconeds every hour.tried padding it with plasters but still comes back. have it 15 years, tried doctors and everything else.just have to live with it and die with it.





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Hello, I stared getting these when I was 11 and I am now 14. I have at least 10 on each foot, loads of little ones on my heels and then, loads on my big toe and just below my baby toe. It really gets me down and hates wearing no shoes. I just want them to go away can anyone help meeee!?





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hi im 29 and i have got 2 lumps of hard skin on the bottom of my feet which are really painfull i think they are corns but i only wear trainers or flatt shoes ive tried using a pummice stone but it really hurts so i wont get them cut off is their anything else i could do





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Corns - What exactly are they? People say that having them means they look ugly or feel bad about themselves. This is true as I have many things on my feet which indeed look like corns however, I am scared about seeing the GP as people say they hurt and mine arent at the moment and I do not wish for them to start hurting. What shall I do about it?





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