Corns on the feet are thickened areas of skin that can become painful. They are caused by excessive pressure, rubbing or friction on the skin and can lead to foot problems, especially on walking. The common cause is wearing ill-fitting shoes. There are three types of corns such as hard, soft and seed.

Hard corns occur on the outer side of the little toe or on the top of the smaller toes. These are the areas form from poorly fitted shoes. Soft corns develop in between the toes and mostly occur between the toes. These are softer because the sweat between the toes keeps them moist. Soft corns can sometimes become infected. A podiatrist is qualified to diagnose and treat foot disorders as well as can cut away corns and can advise on footwear, shoe inserts and padding to prevent recurrences Read this informative infographic to know more about foot corns treatment.    

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