Calluses on the feet: home treatment

calluses on his feet - a common problem, which poses no threat to human health, but causes physical and mental discomfort, and therefore requires treatment.They arise as a result of prolonged mechanical action (friction or pressure) in the area of ​​the skin, in fact, is a defensive skin reaction to these factors.On the feet blisters usually appear as a result of wear uncomfortable tight shoes.Probably everyone at least once in his life faced with this problem when wearing new shoes.


  • 1 treatment of corns on my feet at home
    • 1.1 wet treatment of corns
    • 1.2 How to treat dry calluses on your feet?
  • 2 Prevention

The feet can be formed as dry or wet corn.

Dry corn - is a strong thickening (accumulation of a large layer of dead skin cells) in the skin.Unlike callosities, callus formed at the rod of the dead cells, that can be located rather deep in the skin.Outwardly, this corn is like a small funnel.Most of these dry calluses formed in people suffering from obesity, and lover

s of high-heeled shoes.These factors greatly increases the pressure on the skin of the foot, especially its lower portion.

Wet corn, often referred to blisters - is quite common in people of any gender.They are formed by rubbing a wet skin;the first indications that some portion of the skin may appear wet corn - it's his redness and swelling.If the friction of the skin in this area does not stop, then there is a white bubble, filled with a clear liquid.If left untreated corn wet, then eventually the bubble will burst on their own and in its place will begin to form dry corn with the rod.Blood

corn wet corn species considered, but in this case the bubble formation occurred in the spot appeared where the blood vessel, so the contents of the bladder - is not clear fluid and blood.These blisters heal for a long time, moreover, when the opening of the wound can get infected, so such calluses should be taken seriously.If the contents of the bladder become purulent, it is necessary to consult a doctor on their own to open such blisters is not necessary.

Get rid of corns at home can, and it does not require much time and cost.For the treatment can be used as drugs sold in pharmacies without a prescription, and folk remedies, which are vast.

Treatment of wet and dry corns is somewhat different, but in both cases it is necessary to start with the elimination of causal factors: the need to stop wearing uncomfortable shoes, if necessary, buy socks without seams, embroidery and other decorative elements that can rub or pinch the skin.Although the corn wet formed dry much faster and delivers a man of great discomfort, it is easier to cure.

Wet corn should not expose yourself, and, especially, to cut the skin over the wound surface (such actions may allow the wound infection).Himself bladder and the skin around it is necessary to process alcohol furatsilina solution or hydrogen peroxide, it is desirable not to stick adhesive tape on the toes (but if you can not change the shoes rubbed, then, of course, better to use the patch, so as not to injure the corn even more).Processing corn needed several times a day, and of course, it should be excluded further injury.Even after an independent autopsy corn can not remove the skin, which forms a bubble.Damaged skin can place several times a day to lubricate salicylic ointment, which will help to dry corn and prevent infection in the wound.

For fast and effective treatment of wet corns can use special corn plasters, which should not be confused with the simple bactericidal plaster.Has proven its patch Kompid (Compeed), which creates the optimal environment for wound healing.

Any treatment for corns wet applied to a clean dry surface, so before applying ointment or applying patches should wash feet with soap and well drier skin.

Dry corns on the feet and can be treated at home;If corn chronic, you may need more than one procedure.Removing dry calluses produced mechanically after softening.

for softening calluses can use ointments and plasters, which include substances with keratolytic properties.The easiest and most budget option - salicylic ointment or softening cream with urea, can also be purchased at the pharmacy creams "Super Antimozolin" or "Bensalitin."The composition of these funds is somewhat different, but the principle of operation and method of using same.

ointments, creams, patches, and other means are applied just to the toes!Before applying the drugs recommended to steam the skin of feet in a salt bath.In order to avoid getting drugs on adjacent healthy skin, can be pasted on corn patch, wherein the pre-cut opening on its size and shape.On the corn it is put the required amount of ointment or cream (according to the instructions for use of the drug), and then glued on top of a piece of plaster.Softening agent is left under the plaster up to 12 hours (the time at which the medication is applied usually also specified in the instructions thereto), after which the softened horny tissue removed mechanically (scraped gently with a pumice stone or a blade).

also effective for removing dry calluses cosmetic liquid "Lekker-Stopmozol" contains in its composition of lactic acid, which helps for a few days to get rid of even chronic calluses.In addition to creams, ointments and liquids used for the treatment of dry calluses, very popular helotic band-aid "Salipod."Its use is very simple: a piece of the correct size of the patch is pasted on steamed corn and dried for 1-2 days.After his removal should be carried out all the same procedure as after using the cream.If necessary, re-glued to the plaster until the corn is completely gone.

folk remedy for corns are countless.After steaming legs to corn is recommended to apply for a few hours (preferably overnight), chopped garlic, onion mush mixed with vinegar, aloe leaves, lemon zest, and others. All these and similar tools also help to soften the corn, then it is easier to remove.Perhaps folk remedies to help get rid of corns is not so fast as pharmaceutical drugs, however they are suitable for people with sensitive skin (in rare cases there are local reactions at the pharmacy drugs from corns) and require little or no additional cost.

In order to avoid the appearance of blisters on the feet, should wear comfortable shoes, as well as care for the skin of legs, occasionally making the foot baths to remove rough skin with a foot and applying emollient cream.If you notice that all the corn began to form, it is better to start to treat it as early as possible, ie. A. At the initial stage of this problem can be eliminated much faster.

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