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Blisters, Corns and Calluses - Treatment Options to Cure them Fast

These are the more common skin conditions that people experiences. Blister are mostly occur, when the skin is repeatedly rubbed. It is an area of raised skin with a watery liquid inside. Blisters can become infected. You can get blisters on your feet the same day you wear uncomfortable or poor-fitting shoes. It is usually caused by shoes that don't fit properly.

It is a common condition on the skin of the foot. A corn is an area of hard and thick skin. It is made up of a soft yellow ring of skin around a hard, gray center. Corns usually develop after wearing shoes that are tight around the toe area.

Calluse can be a form of protection for the hands. It can be caused by improper fitting shoes. It is an area of thick skin. Calluses are areas of tough, thickened skin caused by pressure or friction. Calluses usually appear on the palms, fingertips, or soles of the feet.

Treatment of blisters:

The effective treatments of blisters are as:-

  • Avoid the further rubbing to the blisters.
  • If blister has torn open, then wash the area with soap and water.
  • Apply an antibiotic ointment, such as bacitracin or polysporin, and a sterile bandage, such as a Band-Aid. Do not use an ointment if you know you are allergic to it.
  • Moleskins are artificial skin that you can cut to shape and stick to your own skin.

Treatment of corns and calluses:

The effective treatments of corns and calluses are as:-

  • The primary thing that comes in the treatment of corns and calluses is to identify and eliminate the source of pressure.
  • If they are result of a poor fitting shoe, then go for the shoes that fit properly, which eliminate the corns and calluses within a couple of weeks.
  • Calluses on hands can be treated by simply wearing gloves during tough activities.
  • Corns and calluses can be treated at home unless person is not suffering from diadetes mellitus, poor circulation, or other problems that make self-care difficult.
  • The antibiotics oinments, are very effective in the treatments of corns and calluses.
  • In severe cases, sergury may required.
  • Many acid preparations are available for reducing corns and calluses. A commonly used prescription preparation is a mixture of salicylic acid, lactic acids and collodion.