What is a good corn treatment?


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According to MedicineNet, corns can be treated with medicated products that contain salicylic acid, a substance that dissolves the protein that makes up most of the corn. Salicylic acid treatments can be purchased as drops, pads, plasters and applicators.

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WebMD suggests using pads to relieve the pressure on a corn as most corns typically disappear when the friction or pressure on them stops. If the corn developed due to a person having an abnormal foot structure, a podiatrist may recommend a shoe insert or even surgery to correct the foot deformity. Infected corns can be treated with oral antibiotics prescribed by a doctor.

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