Q. I have a corn in my foot. Can corn cap remove that?

Answered by
Dr. Suvash Sahu
and medically reviewed by iCliniq medical review team.
Published on May 24, 2017 and last reviewed on: Oct 19, 2019

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 corn caps two days ago. I have attached the pictures here for your reference. The white color bump is after application of corn cap and the red one when I was applying antibiotic ointment. It is causing unbearable pain. What shall I do?

Dr. Suvash Sahu

Cosmetology Dermatology Venereology
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Hi,

Welcome to icliniq.com.

I have read your concern and examined your pictures (attachment removed to protect patient identity).

  • Corn cap application macerated the surrounding area. Since you already applied it before two days, I would suggest you to get paring the local area with a sterile blade.
  • Leave the area open and after three weeks if lesion persists, then go for radiofrequency cautery removal.

For further information consult a dermatologist online --> https://www.icliniq.com/ask-a-doctor-online/dermatologist

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