Doctors Lounge - Pediatrics AnswersBack to Pediatrics Answers List
If you think you may have a medical emergency, call your doctor or 911 immediately. Doctors Lounge (www.doctorslounge.com) does not recommend or endorse any specific tests, physicians, products, procedures, opinions, or other information that may be mentioned on the Site.
DISCLAIMER: The information provided on www.doctorslounge.com is designed to support, not replace, the relationship that exists between a patient/site visitor and his/her physician. Please read our 'Terms and Conditions of Use' carefully before using this site.
Date of last update: 9/9/2017.
Forum Name: Pediatric Topics
Question: Foot Callus/corn
|DmadaszJr - Sun May 06, 2007 1:47 am|
Hello I am 26 m, and have had on the ball of my left foot a corn or callus. I have had it for about 2 years and starting to get really annoying. I have had one before when I was about 12, but it went away about 6 months later. What do I need to do to get rid of it, and why/how do I get them. I have tryed many different things at the local walmart, but nothing seems to do any good. Any advise for me?
|Dr. Chan Lowe - Tue Jun 05, 2007 9:03 pm|
Sometimes the callous removing pads with salicylic acid work well. You can put one on for 48 hours then remove it and replace it with another if needed. Follow the directions on the box.
If this doesn't work you may want to see a podiatrist about having it removed. It can often be done in the office.
|shdille - Sat Jun 19, 2010 7:34 am|
i have a small lump of soft tissue on the bottom of my foot. its reddish in color and generally has no feeling when i touch it. when ruptured it will bleed continuously until it heals. slightly painful when poked with a finger. Ive had it frozen twice, my doctor back in 1997 said it was a plantars wart. i have a picture that im trying to upload to this site.
|| Check a doctor's response to similar questions|
Are you a Doctor, Pharmacist, PA or a Nurse?
Join the Doctors Lounge online medical community
Editorial activities: Publish, peer review, edit online articles.
Ask a Doctor Teams: Respond to patient questions and discuss challenging presentations with other members.