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Small white bumps under toe, using pumice resulting to redness and inflammation

i have small white bumps on the bottom toe area. i went to the doctor and he confirmed that they weren t warts and said to pumous them and wear shoes. i wear flip flops a lot. anyway i think that they could be from pressure . i noticed three new bumps two on the outside of my foot , likely from rubbing but they aren t blisters. what should i do? they aren t getting any better and they are becoming red and inflamed from using the pomous.
Asked On : Thu, 3 May 2012
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Dear patient,

Thanks for the query. You can also try to use some local keratolytic agents such as salicylic acid at 1% to help; it they are indeed callous lesions from friction, that would help as well. The concommitant use of a low dose steroid, such as hydrocortisone at 1% can help with inflammation.

Yours truly,

Dr Brenes-Salazar MD
Mayo Clinic MN
Answered: Thu, 31 Oct 2013
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