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Causes of corn in the foot. - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: General Health
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Practicing since : 2004
Answered : 40 Questions
Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you
Doctor :   r u there
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Doctor :   hi
User :   hi doctor. why do you close the window so quickly. are you so busy
Doctor :   please go ahead with ur medical query
Doctor :   u didnt respond for long time
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User :   i have a problem of corn in my left foot, between
Doctor :   ok
User :   the thumb finger and the one next to it. in place where we wear chappals
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Doctor :   ok
User :   age 24. housewife.
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   how long u have this corn
Doctor :   r u overweight?
User :   1 year. i forgot the name of a patch that i used. can you remind me of that
User :   no . i am normal height and weight
User :   why does a corn happen ?
Doctor :   overweight
User :   what overweight ?
Doctor :   A corn or callus are areas of thickened skin that occur in areas of pressure.
User :   what do you mean ?>
Doctor :   overweight will cause this usually
User :   ok ok
Doctor :   In the foot, the skin will thicken up to protect itself when there are areas of high pressure
Doctor :   The problem occurs when the pressure continues, so the skin gets thicker. It eventually becomes painful and is treated as something foreign by the body
User :   ok. thanks.
User :   what do i do now
Doctor :   lack of proper size of foot
Doctor :   wear
Doctor :   toe deformities
User :   ok
Doctor :   bony prominence
Doctor :   gait abnormalities
User :   ok. what do i do now ?
Doctor :   will cause corn
User :   tell me what do i do now
Doctor :   proper foot hygiene and the use of emollients to keep the skin in good condition
Doctor :   surgical correction of the bony prominence that may be causing the high pressure area
Doctor :   can be done
Doctor :   u need to consult asurgeon
Doctor :   u might need a minor surgery to get the corn removed
User :   what !!!! surgeon for a corn. are you serious ? 6 months ago i used a patch and it got ok. now i forgot the name of the patch and came to you
Doctor :   or u might just need proper sized footware
User :   and you are asking for a surgeon
Doctor :   listen to what i say
Doctor :   since the corn is reccurent
Doctor :   u need to see a surgeon
Doctor :   dont tried to act like doctor
Doctor :   if u want to do self treatment
User :   ok. send me you feedback form please
Doctor :   u can as well do it for urself
Doctor :   anything else u want to know about
User :   no thanks.
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User :   Dear doctor. you did not send me the feedback form, you closed the window itself
User :   I am Dr. friend
Doctor :   r u there
Doctor :   r u getting my msg
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User :   what's your name ?
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