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Dr. Phil, MD
Dr. Phil, MD, Board Certified Physician
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I have had hard skin on of both feet I have

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For years I have had hard skin on balls of both feet I have a chiropodist every eight weeks she digs out what she says are corns sometimes they are so painful I can barely walk can you help please
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 2 years ago.
any other medical issues?
Customer: replied 2 years ago.

No. Apart from osteoathritis

Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 2 years ago.
Have you had personal orthotics made?
Customer: replied 2 years ago.

Yes I have

Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 2 years ago.
Do they relieve pressure on the callused areas?
Customer: replied 2 years ago.

Not particulary

Customer: replied 2 years ago.

Not partiiculary I don't think anything can be done it seems as if the bones in my feet have dropped and there is not much flesh there

Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 2 years ago.
An ortho foot specialist can build orthotics that can do this