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Painful lump in the heel. Due to habit of peeling calluses?

I have a dime size limp under the skin in the center of the ball of the heel that has recently developed. It is very painful but no redness around lump. I have a habit of peeling the callous s off to the point of bleeding , could this be causing this painful lump. What can I do about this problem from home? I am sorry,I cannot continue. I do not have a credit card or the funds to pay for this service. I actually thought it was free. I am unemployed at this time. Sorry for wasting your time
Asked On : Sat, 2 Feb 2013
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Dermatologist 's  Response
Thanks for the query.

you might have developed a corn.

The treatment for this will be a combination of antibiotics and salycilic acid.

Antibiotics will take care of infection and salicylic will reduce the size of lump.

Please meet a dermatologist and discuss regarding this.

Let me know if you have any other doubt.

you can ask a direct question to me on this forum, following the below link.

Wishing you a good health.
Thank you
Answered: Wed, 24 Jul 2013
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