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The Worst Shoes for Your Feet
Stilettos, platforms or flip-flops... which are the worst shoes for your feet? See how some of the hottest styles can be torture...
Common Causes of Foot Pain
Learn about common causes of foot pain such as bunions, corns, athlete's foot, plantar warts and more. Get the latest information...
Feet Facts Quiz: Test Your Medical IQ
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Your Guide to a Perfect Pedicure
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Picture of Corns
A corn is a build-up of hard skin near a bony area of a toe or between toes. See a picture of Corns and learn more about the...
Picture of Corns and Calluses
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Related Disease Conditions
Foot pain may be caused by injuries (sprains, strains, bruises, and fractures), diseases (diabetes, Hansen disease, and gout), viruses, fungi, and bacteria (plantar warts and athlete's foot), or even ingrown toenails. Pain and tenderness may be accompanied by joint looseness, swelling, weakness, discoloration, and loss of function. Minor foot pain can usually be treated with rest, ice, compression, and elevation and OTC medications such as acetaminophen and ibuprofen. Severe pain should be treated by a medical professional.
Corns and Calluses
Corns and calluses are sometimes painful areas of thickened skin that appear between the toes and fingers or on the soles of the feet. Abnormal foot anatomy, ill-fitting footwear, and unusual gait can put increased pressure on specific areas, causing corns and calluses. Treatment may involve using over-the-counter salicylic-acid products, visiting a podiatrist to be fitted with an orthotic device, or surgical removal.
How Do You Get Rid of Hard Skin on Your Feet Fast?
The foot is often the most neglected part of the body. We often do not look twice at our feet, which is the most significant weight-bearing part of our body. People are often quite casual and negligent in choosing the right products for their feet. Careless choice of shoes can put a lot of load on your feet making them dry and cracked.
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