Medical treatments can help remove stubborn corns. Although treatments may remove the corn, they will not solve the underlying issue: the friction the skin experiences. Making changes to footwear, walking technique, or lifestyle may help reduce friction in the feet and prevent corns from coming back.
How do you get rid of a corn on your toe at home?
Lifestyle and home remedies
- Use over-the-counter pads. Apply a pad to protect the area where a corn or callus developed.
- Soak your hands or feet. Soaking your hands or feet in warm, soapy water softens corns and calluses.
- Thin thickened skin.
- Moisturize your skin.
- Wear comfortable shoes and socks.
How do you relieve corn pain?
To treat corns and calluses, dermatologists recommend the following tips:
- Soak the corn or callus in warm water.
- File the corn or callus with a pumice stone.
- Be careful not to take off too much skin.
- Apply moisturizing lotion or cream to the area daily.
- Use padding.
- Wear shoes that properly fit.
How long does it take for a soft corn to heal?
Corns can be self-treated and should resolve in months. There are several at-home remedies for corns: Wear properly fitting shoes. Soak your feet and use a pumice stone and/or a callus file to soften corns.
How do you use Dr Scholl’s corn remover?
How to Use It
- Wash affected area and dry thoroughly.
- If necessary, cut medicated disc to fit corn. Then apply medicated disc with the sticky side adhering to skin.
- Cover medicated disc with enclosed cushion.
- After 48 hours, remove medicated disc. May soak corn in warm water for 5 minutes to assist in removal.
Can you use wart remover on a corn?
Salicylic acid helps cause the wart to gradually peel off. This medication is also used to help remove corns and calluses. This product should not be used on the face or on moles, birthmarks, warts with hair growing from them, or genital/anal warts. Salicylic acid is a keratolytic.