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When Corns Become Serious

Tuesday, 20 December 2022 00:00

Many individuals not well-versed in afflictions of the foot might already be familiar with corns, one of the most common foot conditions that affect a wide variety of people. Importantly, corns can develop in an individual when layers of thickened skin emerge on the feet, particularly the toes or soles of the feet. Corns will sometimes develop in response to applied pressure that can come from a shoe rubbing up against the feet. It is critical to know when corns become especially serious. Corns can become dangerous when they become painful in some way. Additionally, individuals who suffer from diabetes may be at an increased risk of experiencing complications with corns. If this applies to you, you might consider receiving immediate health attention. Contact a podiatrist today for more information. 

If you have any concerns regarding your feet and ankles, contact one of our podiatrists of Accent Podiatry Associates. Our doctors will treat your foot and ankle needs.

Corns: What Are They? and How Do You Get Rid of Them?
Corns can be described as areas of the skin that have thickened to the point of becoming painful or irritating. They are often layers and layers of the skin that have become dry and rough, and are normally smaller than calluses.

Ways to Prevent Corns
There are many ways to get rid of painful corns such as wearing:

  • Well-fitting socks
  • Comfortable shoes that are not tight around your foot
  • Shoes that offer support

Treating Corns
Treatment of corns involves removing the dead skin that has built up in the specific area of the foot. Consult with Our doctors to determine the best treatment option for your case of corns.

If you have any questions please feel free to contact our offices located in Arlington and Mansfield, TX . We offer the newest diagnostic and treatment technologies for all your foot and ankle needs.

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