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Male Corn History

My name is Talha. Age: 25 Gender: Male Corn History: First occurred 8 months before. First Surgery 6 months before. Reoccurred 3 months before and last surgery 1 month. I have a corn on my foot just beneath the sesamoid bone , I had it earlier as well but was removed by surgery but now it occur again. sometimes the sore take my breath away. I tried for another surgery but when the needle of the syringe for local anesthesia inserted OMG that pain was not bearable for me and I requested to surgeon to stop the surgery.. : ( my humble request to you please help me and provide some home remedy or another way than a surgery to get it removed. Also is there another way to get it removed or dissolve like laser therapy or anything else. Please help me. :(
Asked On : Tue, 22 Mar 2011
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Hi, Welcome to Healthcare Magic Forum.
Corn is a thickened layer of skin caused by repeated pressure or friction. Usually, preventing friction is the only treatment needed. If a corn is the result of a poor fitting shoe, wear shoes that fit properly, this will usually eliminate the corn within a couple of weeks. Until then, protect the skin with corn pads, available in pharmacies. If necessary, use a pumice stone to gently wear down the corn. You can also apply Benzoyl Peroxide 5-10% 1-2 times per day.
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Answered: Tue, 22 Mar 2011
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