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Learn more about Callus

Content updated on Sep 20, 2022

What is callus?

This is a condition where the affected skin is thick and hardened, usually as a result of chronic friction.

Symptoms of callus

  • Area of skin that is rough and hard

  • Skin hardening

  • Skin abnormality

  • Skin problem over the back of the hand

  • Skin problem on the feet, beyond the ankle

Questions your doctor may ask to check for callus

Your doctor may ask these questions to diagnose callus

  • Do you have chapped or rough skin?

  • Do you have hardening of the skin?

  • Do you have any skin problems?

  • Do your symptoms on your hand affect the skin past the wrist area?

  • Do your symptoms on your foot affect the skin past the ankle area?

Treatment for callus

Well-fitting shoes and toenail care can relieve symptoms. Creams or a simple procedure can be done to remove the excess skin.

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