Corn

What is Corn?

Maize ( ; Zea mays subsp. mays, from after Taíno mahiz), known in some English-speaking countries as corn, is a large grain plant domesticated by indigenous peoples in Mesoamerica in prehistoric times. The leafy stalk produces ears which contain the grain, which are seeds called kernels. Maize kernels are often used in cooking as a starch. The six major types of maize are dent, flint, pod, popcorn, flour, and sweet.

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Hello, Both of my big toes have rough patches of dead skin. After using the callus remover the dead skin is removed but since I am very dark...

doctor1 MD

Hi instead of using callus remover use salex l lotion after keeping the legs in lukewarm water .it removes the dead skin layers day by day and...

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I am 16 years old. I'm short (maybe 5'3) and I never went to a foot doctor. I have asthma, but thats preety much that deals with my medical...

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Hi, dear
I have gone through your question. I can understand your concern. You have corn on your foot. You may have verruca plantaris with or...

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I have inch wide,. lesions,. emitting hard, 1/4 inch long "carrots" of hard white, bulbous material. about 20 holes,. in each lesion.. affected. I...

doctor1 MD

Hi,

You are having corns.

They are benign hard conical growth, cotaining keratin material.

It is painful when there is pressure.

Keratolytic agent...

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