Corns are often formed on the legs due to prolonged friction of the skin, or due to increased stress on the foot. Externally, they look like skin seals with a thickening in the center. Although corns are not contagious, they can deliver both physical and aesthetic discomfort to a person, so you can try to get rid of them at home.
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Very effective remedy for natoptyshy and callosities
There is a very effective remedy for corns and aspirin-based corns. Before proceeding with the procedure for the removal of corns, it is necessary to thoroughly steam the feet in warm water with the addition of sea salt. Then you need to crush 6 Aspirin tablets into powder and add a teaspoon of water and a teaspoon of lemon juice to them. The finished composition is applied to the corn and wrap the legs with plastic wrap. Warm socks on top of them. After 15 minutes, the film is removed and the feet are treated with pumice.
To get rid of corns, the procedure should be carried out in a course of 2 weeks. Wraps do every other day. This will allow you to quickly remove natoptysh and other skin growths on the feet.
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Effective recipe for corns
If the corn is wet, it is forbidden to pierce. Interstitial fluid needed foot for protection. It is necessary to treat corn with a disinfectant solution, for example, brilliant green. Then stick adhesive tape on the corn. In order for the corn to heal faster, it should not be pressured.
Dry corns are strictly forbidden to cut. With such a traumatic method of treatment there is a high risk of infection, which hi to the development of the inflammatory process. To get rid of dry corn, you need to make a foot soda bath. For 2-3 liters of water take 2 tablespoons of soda and a teaspoon of liquid soap. In such a bath, legs are kept for 15 minutes. During this time, the dry corn will soften and it can be removed mechanically, for example, with the help of pumice.
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Salipod Callus Patch
Salipodny plaster is a universal remedy for dealing with dry calluses. It is used to remove corns, as well as corns with a rod. The patch has a disinfecting effect, softens rough skin and relieves pain. It acts deeply, allowing you to get rid of the root of the corn.
The principle of work of salipodny plaster
Sulfur, salicylic acid and antibacterial components are included in the patch. With a complex effect on the skin, they soften its coarsened layer, with the result that the corn can be easily removed. It is destroyed from the inside, as sulfur penetrates into its structure. First, the top layer of the skin is peeled off, and then the blister itself disintegrates. Separate it from the healthy dermis is not difficult.
Salicylic acid contributes to the fact that the corn is oxidized, and the entire bacterial flora dies. The use of such a patch is especially useful for people with a fungal infection of the feet. During the destruction of the corn mycotic microorganisms will die and will not be able to spread on the skin of the legs. In addition to sulfur and salicylic acid, rosin, lanolin and rubber are part of the salipodic plaster. They are designed to enhance the action of the main components.
Sulfur, under the influence of excipients, penetrates deep into the tissues of the corn and destroys it. At the same time it is possible to get rid of even the root.
In addition, sulfur dries the corn. Her cells do not have the ability to interlock with each other and break up. In the course of treatment, the person does not feel any pain.
How to apply?
Before proceeding to treatment, you need to contact a dermatologist. Use the patch only with the permission of the doctor.
The procedure is carried out as follows:
Legs are steamed in a bath with the addition of sea or table salt. The time of the procedure is 15 minutes.
After steaming the feet, they are thoroughly washed with soap and dry with a towel.
The patch is cut to the desired size and stick on the corn.
Fix a medical plaster an ordinary plaster.
Salipodny plaster worn throughout the day. Then it is replaced with a new one.
To get rid of the corn will need to perform 5-8 procedures for replacing the patch.
During each shift, the corn must be treated with a scraper or blade. Separate it in small parts. If the removal procedure is a concern, you can contact the surgeon for help.
Store the patch at room temperature, not higher than +21 degrees. Otherwise, salicylic acid may lose its activity, and the patch itself will dry out and will not have the desired effect.
To enhance the effect of therapy, the corn can additionally be lubricated with ointment Nemosol.
Advantages of Salipod Patch
The components with which the patch is impregnated have an optimal ratio. They allow you to quickly and safely get rid of corns.
Using the patch does not involve painful sensations. In this case, surgical removal of corns always requires local anesthesia.
The plaster can be used to remove calluses in pregnant women, children and the elderly.
The advantage of the patch is to provide an antibacterial effect. Even if the skin is injured during the treatment, the infection will not get into the wound. This is especially true for the removal of calluses on the feet, because the feet of a person are always surrounded by a huge number of microbes.
Corn recurrences after therapy are rare.
Indications for use of salipodny plaster:
Dry corns with stem.
Most often, salipodny plaster is used to remove corns from the core inside. Therapy is carried out at home, which is very convenient. If there is a need, then you can visit the surgeon practicing in the clinic in the place of residence.
Contraindications to use
Contraindications to the use of salipod patch:
Allergy to its components. If there is individual intolerance to sulfur or salicylic acid, then an inflammatory reaction may occur at the site of the patch. In this case, its use is discarded. Together with the doctor you need to look for other methods of dealing with blisters.
Renal failure. Sulfur, which is contained in the patch, has the ability to accumulate in the body. This increases the burden on the kidneys, which such people are strictly prohibited. Otherwise, the course of the disease may be aggravated.
Moles located in the vicinity of the corn.
Age under 3 years.
The smaller and younger the corn, the faster it will be possible to get rid of it through the use of salipodny patch. Sometimes it is enough 3 procedures to forget about the callus forever.
Open callus or wait?
A water callus is a blister that forms on the skin as a result of excessive friction. To open a corn or not depends on whether a person can eliminate the factor that led to the formation of a wet corn. If he knows that tomorrow he will have to put on the same uncomfortable shoes that will start rubbing the skin again, then the callus needs to be opened and disinfected.
Open the corn should be properly, using a needle. It is calcined on fire, or disinfected with an antiseptic. Then with the help of cotton and antiseptic process the surface of the corn. Pierce her from the side. With the help of gauze they press on the corn and remove all the liquid that has come out. Then a compress with an antiseptic is applied on it. For example, with gauze soaked in chlorhexidine.
The skin covering the callus should not be cut off. It acts as a natural defense of tissues. It is only necessary to carefully remove its ragged edges, if any.
When there is an opportunity to rid the corn from further traumatization, then it should not be opened. She will pass independently. To speed up this process is possible with the help of easy self-massage.
When the corn is large and prevents walking, you can make a special insole. In the center of such insoles make a cut, so that the corn can breathe.
So, the callus needs to be opened if it is not possible to avoid further traumatic impact on it, but the procedure must be carried out correctly. When it is possible to minimize the load and external pressure on the corn, it is not necessary to open it. Wet callus will pass on its own, you only need to wait for time.
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3 home remedies for corns
Three effective recipes for the treatment of wet corns:
Plantain. Plantain need to attach to the corn and fasten it with a sock or bandage. It allows you to remove the pain in a few minutes. This tool can be used directly on the street, if suddenly there is no possibility to remove uncomfortable shoes, and a corn has just appeared and it hurts a lot.
Aloe. You can cut the aloe leaf, remove the side needles from it and apply its pulp to the wet corn. It also helps plant juice.
The film of chicken eggs. An opened wet callus can be treated with a chicken egg film. It impose on the corn and straighten. Pre-egg should be well washed.
These three effective means will quickly cure a callus and cope with painful sensations.
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Article author: Pavel Mochalov | D.M.N. general practitioner
Education: Moscow Medical Institute. I. M. Sechenov, specialty – “Medicine” in 1991, in 1993 “Occupational diseases”, in 1996 “Therapy”.