Category Archives: Corns and Calluses

Corns and calluses: Symptoms, diagnosis and treatment

What is a corn? What is a callus? Corns and calluses are hard, thickened areas of skin that form as a consequence of rubbing, friction or pressure on the skin. Corns and calluses form on the feet and can make walking painful. Although corns and calluses are often talked about together, they are separate conditions. Corns generally occur on the tops and sides of the toes. A hard corn is a small patch of thickened, dead skin […]

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A Guide To Understanding the Difference Between a Wart and A Callus

corns and warts

It is common to have hard areas of skin on the bottom of the foot that can be painful with the pressure exerted by standing and walking. However, many people are often confused by whether the hard area is simply a callus, or whether it is a wart. While it may not seem so, there is a big difference between the two, and treatment is different as well. This article discusses these differences. Corns, calluses, and warts […]

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