By Dr. Evan Vieira
October 19, 2018
Category: Foot Care
Tags: Foot Care   callus  

                                     

A callus is dead, thickened skin that builds up on  the bottom of your feet. They can be yellowish-red in color and they don't feel like the rest of the skin on your soles.

Calluses can build up anywhere on your body wherever friction and excess pressure happen.

Having a bunion increases your chances of developing a callus because it may change your gait and put pressure on one part of your foot .

People who are with certain foot types, as will a rapid weight gain in a short period of time, as, for example, women who are pregnant or going through menopause can be more prone as well. 

Only let a Doctor remove calluses.  Salons and other sources can be dangerous and lead to infection.

Injectable fillers are a new way to reduce calluses on the ball of the foot, which you typically get because you don't have enough cushioning to support the weight being placed on this area.It also alleviates the burning sensation many of us get in that area that makes it hard to wear heels.

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