Corns and calluses
occur on parts of the foot and sometimes the fingers. Corn can be painful to walk on, even when they are small.
Common locations for corns are, on the sole, over the 'ball ' of the feet.
Corns between the toes are often whitish and messy, they are sometimes called " soft corns ", in contrast to the more common "hard corns " found in other locations.
A corn or callus is defined as an area of thick, hardened, deadskin. They typically form on the bottom or sides of the feet and and , if left understand, can become painful or infected.
Follow these steps for home treatment only.
1.Identify the location of the callus.
2.Take a shower or bath and clean your feet throughly.
3.Use a pumice stone [ a salt and pepper looking exfoliating stone ] to gently exfoliate the skin on and around the callus.
4.When the callus becomes painful or causes difficulty when you walk, purchase corn pads.
5. Most pads have good, strong adhesive and can withstand the riger of walking and moving about. However , if you have trouble keeping the pad on your feet, try using medicinal tape.
6. Use an emery pad.
7.Use castor oil as a softner with a corn pad as protector.
8.Try socks have very thick, cushined soles.