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Have got corncaps under thumb finger and the sin around is rough. How to avoid it? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 05-Jun-2013
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Very Good Posted in: Skin Hair and Nails
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User:Hi Doctor, Good afternoon
User:I'm XXXXXXX here.
User:I would like ask about a symptom in skin
Doctor:Good afternoon
Doctor:please go ahead
User:in my foot under the thumb finger, initially the skin area of one mustard size became rough
User:later it developed a tiny hole sort in that rough skin
User:this persist for over a 3 months
User:now the hole got deeper little and rough area also got little widen
User:i have pain like pricking while i walk with light slipper or on rough surface
Doctor:It sounds like a corn XXXXXXX
Doctor:What you can do is apply a corncap
Doctor:this is available at the pharmacy
Doctor:how old are you
User:I'm 27 now
Doctor:any history of diabetes, high blood pressure etc
User:No doctor
Doctor:then you can apply a corn cap
Doctor:it should become ok in a few days
Doctor:on a regular basis
Doctor:you should make sure you use comfortable well cushioned shoes
Doctor:also, use a pumice stone or foot file everyday while bathing to remove the rough skin from the feet
User:okies, for your information about an year ago, i got something similar in my hand fingers. but in hand instead of developing hole in the affected area, there developed skin like knot over it
Doctor:actually what happens is XXXXXXX
Doctor:This is just dead skin accumulating
User:yea doctor
Doctor:thats why it looks like this
Doctor:If this does not become ok
Doctor:you should be seeing a dermatologist
Doctor:what you can also do is post a query on ask a specialist for a dermatologist
Doctor:and post a picture of the problem area
Doctor:Is there anything else I can help you with?
User:okie doctor, i will post query to doctor. Thanks Doctor. Thats it i have for you now.
User:thanks a lot for your advice
Doctor:thanks for consulting me
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