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Callus or foot corn, fleshy growth inside toe, bleeding, pain on removal. Cure?

Hi Sir, last night went to doctor to have check seem like Callus or foot corn, they operted and found tht piece of flesh getting grown in side my big toe and they tried to remove which causes more pain nd bleeding- so only half the skin only removed.said tht remining will hve remove in next two dys.. Kindly suggest i wouldn t like the wy the doctor operates which mde very Please let me know how it cused, nd we cn remove this, are we wnt to tke this serious
Asked On : Mon, 29 Oct 2012
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Hello Sir,
A callus or hyperkeratosis is an abnormal thickening of skin. They say it is because of the excessive pressure applied on a particular area; however it may not be the reason in all the cases.
Excision or surgical removal is one of the methods to eliminate the callus. However, in some cases they may reoccur.
You may also try using corn caps and application of salicylic acid on the affected area.
Another method is to dip your leg in warm water for 15-20 minutes and peel off the callus using a pumice stone.
In Ayurveda, there is a procedure called "Agni-Karma" where the corn/callus is removed. You may have to consult a specialist for it.
Please start wearing MCR footwear.

Answered: Mon, 29 Oct 2012
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