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How to Treat and Prevent Corn and calluses on Your Feet



Corn and calluses are hard, thick layers of the skin which develop when the skin tries to protect it against pressure and friction. These are mostly seen on feet and toes or hands and fingers. 

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The symptoms of corns and calluses are:-

~ Tick, hard areas in the skin

~ Raised bumps surrounded by inflamed skin. 

~ Causes pain when pressed

~ Dryness, scaly or flaky 

To get rid of corns, soak your foot in warm water for about 10 minutes till the foot doesn’t get submerged fully, and then file the corn with pumice stone. (Pumice stone is a stone which is very light and porous volcanic rock which has gas-rich froth of glassy lava solidifies rapidly). Apply lotion to the corn and then use corn pads to remove the corns.  

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Prevention

 Avoid wearing high ankles and sharp-edged shoes.

 Shoes should be repaired regularly or keep changing them.  Shaw damaged shoes can provide less protection while walking on harsh places.

 Shovels or damaged ornamental shoes can put unbalanced pressure on the bones.

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Diagnosis

To test this problem, the doctor will examine the patient's feet and find out the reasons for the thickness of the skin, such as a wart or syst.

If the corn or the call is due to any physical abnormality, then doctors may suggest a X-ray.

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About Vidhi mistry

Dr. Vidhi who has made wholeheartedly contribution to the welfare of many people through Ayurveda is one of the million people who was inspired by her father and her own life incident to choose the correct path in her life. Born in a family of renowned physician Dr. bharat mistry and Dr. jagruti mistry, she was brought up under the shadow of Ayurveda. This was not just a reason to choose Ayurveda as her career but one of her childhood events also molded her into a true believer of Ayurveda.

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