Tuesday, 27 September 2022 00:00

Duration of Corns on the Feet

Corns can develop on one’s feet as a protective mechanism against friction or pressure. Corns typically have a dense core at the center, and they come in different types (hard corns and soft corns). Many individuals living with corns on the feet will not notice any symptoms associated with their condition. Others, however, might experience pain or irritation when walking. Patients with corns on the feet often wonder how long this condition typically lasts. Although it can vary from case to case, corns could be a long-term problem if nothing is done to address the cause. For instance, if you continue to wear ill-fitting footwear that rubs against your skin, this can exacerbate the emergence of corns. Additionally, if you can not correct problems in your gait that subject specific parts of your feet to friction or pressure, this can increase the risk of developing corns. If you have corns, it is a good idea to contact a podiatrist today for treatment.

If you have any concerns regarding your feet and ankles, contact Elliot T. Udell, DPM of New York. Our doctor 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 doctor to determine the best treatment option for your case of corns.

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

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