Painful Callus On Bottom And Side Of Toe

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Definition
Corns and calluses are thickened layers of skin caused by repeated pressure or friction.
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Calluses and corns


Causes, incidence, and risk factors

Corns and calluses are caused by pressure or friction on skin. A corn is thickened skin on the top or side of a toe, usually from shoes that do not fit properly. A callus is thickened skin on your hands or the soles of your feet.

The thickening of the skin is a protective reaction. For...

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