A bony callus, also called a fibrocartilage callus, comprises a critical early step in the body's attempt to heal a bone fracture. It is marked by the formation of bony and cartilaginous materials into a bridge-like stru... More »

Skin that is irritated from pressure and friction often results in the formation of calluses on the toes, states MNT. Having bunions or hammer toes, wearing improperly fitted shoes and standing for long periods are also ... More »

According to WebMD, picking ,or otherwise touching a wart, can spread the infection to other parts of the body; therefore, it is not recommended to touch a wart or attempt to remove it by force. Warts are a side effect o... More »

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