Corns and Calluses

Corns and Calluses

These are the hard and thickened layer of skins when tries to protect against pressure. These are the mild harmless condition which are usually develop on the feet, toes and hands. Remove the force of pressure and friction may remove the corns and calluses.




Signs and symptoms include:

  • Thick area on the skin
  • Rough hardene
  • Bump
  • Tenderness
  • Waxy dry skin

Repetitive and continuous pressure and friction causes corns and calluses toappeared. Some causes include:

callus and corn causes symptoms treatment

    • Wear shoes without socks
    • Wearing tight shoes and high heel
    • Using heard tools for work and play hard instrument

Your doctor may diagnosis the corns and calluses by examine the skin and exclude the other causes like warts and cysts. 


The main aim of treatment is to relieve the signs and symptoms which include:

  • There are certain calluses removing medication available now a days like salicylic acid patches.
  • Shoe insert for foot deformity
  • Trimming the hardened dead skin
  • Soothing lotion after work with hard tool
Lifestyle and Home Remedies
  • Soaking your hands in warm soapy water.
  • Use a pad over the area where they developed.
  • Use moisturizer for skin.
  • Wear socks under the shoes
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