Callosity or callus is the thickening of a part of skin due to constant friction or contact. They are commonly seen in hands and feet. Some of the risk factors for developing callus are high-heeled or ill-fitted shoes, playing musical instruments, weight lifting, and thumb sucking.
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Query: Hi doctor,I have a corn in my right foot for the last 15 days. Initially, I applied antibiotic ointment and taken some antibiotics ointment. And, now I have applied corn cap. I want to know whether my treatment in going in the right direction. Can corn caps alone take care of corn? I have applied co... Read Full »
Cosmetologist, Dermatologist, Venereologist
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have read your concern and examined your pictures (attachment removed to protect patient identity). It seems you have developed callosity or plantar wart. Corn cap application macerated the surrounding area. Since you already applied it before two days, I would suggest ... Read Full »
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