Foot Corn Home Care
Home care for corns and calluses includes:
- Apply moleskin over calluses.
- Apply corn pads to relieve pressure.
- Apply a moisturizer or petroleum jelly to calluses.
- Soak your feet in warm water before you apply the moisturizer or petroleum jelly.
- Use a pumice stone to reduce the thickness of your callus.
- Use an insole that absorbs shock:
- Wear shoes that provide room for the toes.
- Wear shoes with a rubber sole.
- Wear shoes with arch support.
- Avoid footwear that places pressure on the foot.
- Avoid shoes that are too small.
- Avoid high-heeled shoes.
- Break-in new shoes slowly.
Foot Corn Warning Signs
Notify your doctor if you have corns and calluses and any of the following:
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