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What causes painful calluses with puss on the foot?

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I just moved from Virginia where there are thorns inches long. since before I left Virginia I developed a painful callus on my foot. once I stepped on a pencil and pus shot out. it's been months now and the callus is still sore.
Sat, 27 Jan 2018 in Lump
 
 
Answered by Dr. Praveen Tayal 40 minutes later
Brief Answer:
Can be a persistent infection.

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Hello,
Thanks for posting your query.
The soreness of callus can be due to a persistent infection inside. This needs proper removal of callus cleaning of the area and oral antibiotics for treatment. Do consult your physician for this.
I hope this answers your query.
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