Hard skin on your feet can be ugly and embarrassing. After a while it will probably start to hurt and ache. You can retrieve the article in plain text form, and set the column width to whatever you
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They can be treated using foot supports, heel pads, and heel cups. In order to retain healthy feet, you must make an effort to take care of your feet. Wash your feet every day in lukewarm soapy water
but do not soak the feet as this can cause excessive dryness of feet. Dry your feet completely, especially in between the toes and moisturizing cream should be applied all over the feet, but not in
between the toes. You may smoothly rub with a pumice stone or a skin file. Trim them straight across the toe and not too short. Regularly scrub your feet, mainly the heels, using a foot scrubber. It
helps in removing the dead cells and making feet softer. Examine your feet regularly with mirror and if there are any defects or infections, then immediately consult a doctor. Never do self-treatment
for feet. A toe corn could develop on the top of a toe or between toes.
It may be so severe that people who have the condition are usually kept awake at night because of the pain. Because the calcaneus or the heel bone is the largest bone that can be found in the foot,
it usually hits the ground first when the individual walk, causing foot pain. Another cause is due to strain on the ligament at the foot bottom, called plantar fascistic. Athletes also tend to
develop heel pain from stress fractures.
Hands at times also get infected with calluses, but the use of pumice stone is not advised for removal of calluses on hands. The process is a bit slow, but the treatment is permanent and guaranteed
without any side effect. There are surgical treatments as well where your doctor will cut the hard skin but only few people resort to this option. As far as medication is concerned salicylic acid
ointments is often used to remove the hard portions of the skin. Complications caused by calluses should be consulted with podiatrist as it can also cause infection in certain number of ways. The
treatment of callus depends upon its nature and severity. But some of the treatments out there are very hard and damaging to your skin.
Alcohol abuse, thyroid dysfunction, thrombocytopenia (abnormally low platelets that help blood clot) and gastric restriction in obesity can also produce symptoms of burning feet. A pinched nerve
where the nerve enters the foot from the ankle, or between the 3rd and 4th toes can also cause burning feet. Corns and callusesare the most common foot problems caused by a person's shoes and the
amount of walking they do. Corns are a thickening of the outer layer of the skin, usually on the upper aspect of the toes and often caused by ill-fitting or tight shoes. In some cases the tip of toes