Corns on the feet: causes and treatment

It is difficult to find a person who knows about skin calluses on his legs
only by hearsay. This is a fairly common problem.
both women and men. Horny areas or blisters appearing
on the skin as a result of prolonged friction or pressure on it, not
threaten health, but bring significant discomfort (as
physical and moral) in the lives of people. Therefore, they demand
immediate treatment. But to choose the right method
treatment of corns is necessary to distinguish between types of tumors and their


  • Localization of skin calluses
  • 3 types of corns on the legs
  • Treatment of corns on the legs in the folk way

Localization of skin calluses

The most common places for the formation of corns are the toes,
heels and soles of the feet. These, seemingly harmless,
Horny areas are quite painful and bring their
owners a lot of inconvenience. Their occurrence is due to how
usually wearing the wrong size shoes, poor quality
hosiery, excessive sweating of the legs, and
individual features of the structure of one or both feet.

Depending on the causes and places of occurrence, there are several
varieties of neoplasms.

Corns on the fingers are caused by wearing tight shoes,
boots, boots, etc. The narrow toe of the shoe becomes the cause
rubbing the pads of the fingers, their upper and side surfaces.

Corns between the toes are usually formed when wearing
“slap” or sandals with webbed.

The growth of dry corn on the little finger often leads to a long
the impact of narrow, finger-crushing shoes or closed shoes,
worn on bare feet.

Corns on the foot (or plantar corns) usually grow on
lateral surfaces, under the toes and in the heel area. Such corns
– just a disaster for fans of high heels. To appearance on
feet of clusters of dead skin cells or corns leads
heavy load on the legs due to overweight and

Heel corns are always the result of discomfort in
the process of walking. Too hard backdrop or rough seam on the shoe, and
Also, shoes that are out of size can wipe heels to blood. Corns in
the heel of the heel appears as a result of wearing sandals
open type slippers. Gradually they turn into dry
hardened natoptysh.

3 types of corns on the legs

Corn is a watery blister.
Lymphatic fluid filling the bladder protects against injury
underlying tissues. Wet corns often turn into bloody,
when friction causes damage to the capillaries and
blood impurities fill the blisters. This kind of formation provokes
severe pain

Treatment! Water corns can not in any way pierce
or rip off. Their treatment is primarily to eliminate
any mechanical impact on the injured skin.
These tumors heal by themselves and relatively quickly.
Lymphatic fluid absorbs itself and helps the skin faster
to recover. In case of damage to the bubble, you need it immediately.
disinfect, and then treat as an ordinary wound,
treating the skin around with alcohol, iodine, furatsilina solution or
hydrogen peroxide.

Dry calluses on the feet – the result of a long mechanical
effects on the same area of ​​the skin. With time
thickening and hardening of this zone occurs due to the formation of
her horny layers. Keratinization can after some time start up
“roots”, transforming into a callus.

Treatment of such formations is necessary even in the absence of
painful sensations. It involves steaming your feet in warm
water with various additives (tea tree oil, soap, soda,
weak solutions of hydrogen peroxide or potassium permanganate) followed by
treating the skin of the feet with special stones, nail files, graters and
applying creams and ointments containing 10% salicylic

Corns are dry, rough, old formations,
under the top layer of which lies a rod that deeply grows into
the cloth. The main feature of this corn is
a small hole at the very center. Corns
very painful since their root acts on close
located end of nerve fibers, squeezing them. Often people
with ingrown calluses, it is even difficult to stand up.

Treatment! The only solution to this problem is callus removal.
surgically or by hardware, including:

  • drilling the corns along with the root in the process of hardware
    pedicure using special burs;
  • cryotherapy during which the corn is frozen
    for 30 seconds with nitrogen, and then, dying off, disappears;
  • the use of a laser beam, under the influence of which
    the liquid in the corn evaporates, which leads to drying out and
    education itself and its core.

Treatment of corns on the legs in the folk way

Many folk remedies for dealing with calluses have powerful
keratolic and softening properties. Before applying one
another recipe is recommended to first make a foot bath with
the addition of infusions of medicinal herbs: chamomile, sage, bark
oak, train, etc.

After steaming, a mask is applied to the problem area or
compress, which should last all night. So, usually to
corns are applied:

  • aloe leaf cut;
  • dolphin fat;
  • lemon slice;
  • natural propolis;
  • crumbled bread dipped in vinegar;
  • baked garlic gruel;
  • gruel of finely grated potatoes;
  • fresh onion ring;
  • tomato paste.

After removing the bandage with a compress, the foot should be back
steam and gently scrape the softened corn. To repeat
lotion is needed as long as the corn does not disappear completely.

In the absence of time compresses from the callus on the legs can
replace wiping. For this purpose, apply the juice of onions, garlic,
decoction of dandelion, celandine. Corn needs to be lubricated every
day: the more often, the better the result.

Remember that the formation of painful ingrown callus
prevents proper foot care, including a series of measures to
removal of keratinized skin layers. Prevention is
performing simple sequential actions:

  1. steaming;
  2. pedicure (nail cleaning and pumice foot treatment);
  3. moisturizing and softening (rubbing creams and oils).

Regular implementation of such simple and pleasant procedures.
eliminates natoptysh, and the skin of the feet becomes soft and smooth.

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