The thickened and raised skin commonly seen in the soles of the hands and feet are called corns. This article explains the homeopathic approach to treat them and ways to reduce the pain.
Corns are thick and hard layers of skin formed when the skin tries to protect itself from pressure and friction. Generally, they develop on the feet and toes or hands and fingers. It gives discomfort. By simply eliminating the cause like pressure and friction, the corns may disappear.
Sometimes, if the patient is diabetic or has a poor blood supply, it causes a greater risk of complications from corns. In that case,it should be treated under the supervision of a doctor.
Corns have a hard center and surrounding inflamed skin. These are present on the non-weight-bearing areas of the feet. Those are at the tops and sides of the toes or in between toes. Rarely, they may be present at weight-bearing places as well.
Along with homeopathic treatment, certain simple precautions should be taken for existing corns which are given above.
According to the totality of the symptom, Antimonium Crudum, Graphitis, Sulphur, Silica, Lycopodium, etc. may be prescribed.
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